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  • Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past

    Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past
    When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect. It goes far beyond the shabby condition of Union Station, which if it were an airport would have one of the 10 highest passenger totals in the United States. The...
  • Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed

    Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed
    Shares of major airlines slid Wednesday in the wake of news that an air traveler from Africa to the U.S. had been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus. Although airline and medical experts emphasize that travelers cannot contract Ebola merely by flying...
  • 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,...
  • 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 settles discrimination claims

    United settles discrimination claims
    United Airlines' parent has agreed to pay $215,000 to resolve claims that Continental discriminated against its lawful permanent resident employees by demanding they fill out extra forms, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. United Continental Holdings...
  • Dallas Ebola patient flew United; airline says 'zero risk' of infection

    Dallas Ebola patient flew United; airline says 'zero risk' of infection
    Five elementary, middle and high school students who had contact with a man diagnosed in Dallas with Ebola are being monitored, Texas officials said Wednesday, as the search was underway for people who may have been exposed to the deadly virus. The...
  • Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?

    Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?
    United Airlines, flown by the Dallas Ebola patient to the U.S., cites medical experts that there was "zero risk of transmission" on the flights. Despite the reassurances, the Ebola case has focused attention on the procedures airlines use to keep cabins...
  • United contacting passengers, testing crew on flights with Ebola patient

    United contacting passengers, testing crew on flights with Ebola patient
    United Airlines is contacting passengers who flew on two flights that carried a Liberian man infected with Ebola and is offering Ebola screening for flight attendants on those flights. The airline that carried Thomas Eric Duncan from Brussels to...
  • Fire destroys three buildings at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims

    Fire destroys three buildings at Pennsylvania memorial for 9/11 victims
    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 ...
  • Flag that flew over U.S. Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in memorial fire

    Flag that flew over U.S. Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in memorial fire
    The flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was destroyed in a fire at a 9/11 memorial complex in Pennsylvania, authorities said Saturday. In addition to the American flag, also lost in the fire were personal items of the passengers...
  • Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark

    Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark
    U.S. disease-control agents in biohazard suits removed a sick passenger and his daughter from a United Airlines jet that landed on Saturday in Newark, New Jersey, but federal health officials later said they had ruled out Ebola as a concern. The...