| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A new poll finds that while air travelers aren't canceling plans from fear of contracting Ebola, 40 percent said they are taking extra precautions while flying, such as washing hands more frequently and using hand sanitizer.
Previous polls suggested...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:23 AM
United Airlines in spring plans to launch new nonstop flights between O'Hare International Airport and Rome.
The seasonal service will begin May 16, subject to government approval, and operate five times a week through June 3, then daily from June 4...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If the notion of almost 3 million fliers expected at Los Angeles International Airport has you in a panic, here are six ways to help you cope.
Passenger levels are forecast to spike to 200,000 on some days, particularly in the run-up to Christmas and...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:21 AM
Frederick Rentschler and Igor Sikorsky, visionaries of aviation, came to Connecticut just a few years apart, each with a new idea that would revolutionize flying — Rentschler's air-cooled, radial airplane engine and Sikorsky's helicopter.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:13 AM
United Airlines flight attendants will be getting iPhone 6 Plus smartphones to use as onboard cash registers and eventually to store their safety manuals, replacing paper ones, the airline said Wednesday.
The airline said it will begin distributing...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Deuce Teague used to wake up to French bulldog Duchess Noel nibbling at his ears and licking his nose.
But now the 8-year-old boy from Las Cruces, N.M., is devastated: His one-year-old pet was put to sleep on Nov. 30 after suffering a weekend of...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport increased by more than 5% each in September and October compared to the same period last year, the most significant increase since 2008, according to the latest statistics.
This past October, the airfield...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Since Phil Ledbetter started working at Up Down Cigar some 14 years ago, he's regularly asked the same questions: Where are the Cuban cigars? In the back?
"We don't do that," Ledbetter, now the store's general manager, said he tells the hopeful buyers....
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Officials at Washington, D.C. area hospitals ruled out Ebola in two patients who were suspected of having the deadly virus as national and local health authorities sought to reassure the public Saturday that they were prepared for an outbreak.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:33 AM
American Airlines will hire an additional 250 people as it revamps its flight schedule at O'Hare International Airport in the spring to group flights closer together, according to a company memo distributed Thursday.
The so-called "rebanking" of O'...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:33 PM
A major fire destroyed three buildings on Friday at the Flight 93 National Memorial's headquarters complex in Pennsylvania, near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, crash of a hijacked airliner, but no one was reported injured.
The National Park Service ...