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  • FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself

    FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself
    A communications contractor assigned to the Aurora FAA radar center set fire to the center, grounding more than 2,000 flights in Chicago today, as part of plan to “take out” the center and kill himself, according to a federal complaint against...
  • United raises cash requirement for elite status

    United Airlines has boosted the amount of money frequent fliers are required to spend to achieve premier flying status in 2016. To reach that level, customers will have to travel 25,000 miles or 30 segments in 2015, the same requirement as in 2014, but...
  • United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology

    United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology
    United Airlines is improving its on-time rates after a rocky start to the year, rolling out new technology in airports and planes, and ridding itself of smaller 50-seat regional jets that aren’t economical for the airline anymore, Jim Compton,...
  • United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets

    United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets
    United Airlines said Wednesday it will add Wi-Fi Internet access and personal-device entertainment to more than 200 of its larger United Express regional jets by next summer, allowing passengers to stream video to their own computers, tablets and...
  • United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each

    United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each
    In hopes of cutting its staffing budget, United Airlines announced plans Monday to offer veteran flight attendants early buyout packages of up to $100,000 each. United, which has been struggling to reconcile union contracts since its merger with...
  • United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking

    United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking
    A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines. But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
  • United adds Chicago-Dublin summer flight

    United adds Chicago-Dublin summer flight
    Chicago-based United Airlines will add a nonstop flight from Chicago to Dublin for next summer. The Chicago-Dublin service will operate seasonally from June 4 through Aug. 17. Flight 152 will depart O'Hare International Airport daily at 6:05 p.m.,...
  • DC-3 over Hoover Dam

     
    United Airlines-Western Air Express DC-3 aircraft over Hoover Dam....
  • Frontier focuses on Chicago from new O'Hare base

    Frontier focuses on Chicago from new O'Hare base
    Frontier Airlines, continuing its blitz on Chicago, is expected Tuesday to announce four more flights from its new base at O'Hare International Airport as the discounter transitions out of Chicago's Midway Airport.  The announcement comes on the heels...
  • Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale

    Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale
    Mexico's low-cost carrier Volaris launched flights to Fort Lauderdale on Monday and offered a welcome ceremony complete with a mariachi band. Volaris now offers service three times a week from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Mexico...
  • How airline seating reflects income inequality

    How airline seating reflects income inequality
    When I flew on Aeroflot back in the mid-1990s, everyone flew what we would think of today as Economy; they were still serious about a classless society in those post-Gorbachev years, or perhaps they hadn't quite gotten their arms around the idea of...