| May 22, 2014
| 10:15 AM
| May 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The FAA is investigating a close call between two United Airlines flights in Houston earlier this month and has put in place preventive measures in response to the incident, an official said Friday.
The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. May 9 about two...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Davis "Pat" Patterson McNamee, a former Navy and commercial airline pilot and 52-year resident of Corona del Mar, California, died in his home with family by his side on April 28th, 2014. He was 87 years old.
Pat was born in Seattle, WA on December 4th,...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Saying hello to summer, the time for adventures and relaxation, also involves goodbyes. I was at O'Hare airport talking about visual possibilities with a PR person from United Airlines, when I noticed this embrace. As we continued talking, I made a few...
| Apr 20, 2014
Among Jason Kunesh and Dan Ratner's many duties for the 2012 Barack Obama re-election effort was a revamp of the campaign's online donation system.
That's where the campaign's technologists tried to convert someone's interest in the president into cash....
| May 14, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Airlines are reporting normal operations this morning at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport after smoke at an Elgin air-traffic center Tuesday led to widespread delays and cancellations.
No major issues were being reported at either of...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Airline travelers who are frustrated with the speed of wireless Internet on planes may have some relief soon.
Communications giant AT&T has announced it is working to put 4G LTE wireless Internet on commercial planes by as soon as late 2015.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The Adlai Stevenson Farm received national landmark status Wednesday, a prestigious designation that the former Illinois governor’s family hopes will remind people about the importance of public service and political civility.
Located in Mettawa,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Durable goods orders and shipments for March, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending April 20
Local earnings: AptarGroup Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Microelectronics Copr., Calamos Asset Management Inc.,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday reported a huge loss for the first quarter, blaming “historic severe weather” and weakness in Asia but also conceding that the airline is underperforming...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:08 AM
China could surpass the U.S. as early as next year as the world's biggest spender in business travel, a year sooner than business travel experts had previously forecast.
With China's gross domestic product growing at a slow but steady pace, the world'...