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  • Mechanical, health issues force O'Hare flight to Brussels back to Chicago

    Mechanical, health issues force O'Hare flight to Brussels back to Chicago
    A United Airlines plane bound for Brussels was diverted to Maine and then returned to O’Hare International Airport early Wednesday morning because of medical and technical issues, according to the airline. Flight 972 left O’Hare Tuesday night...
  • American Airlines flight attendants trade paper manuals for tablets

     American Airlines flight attendants trade paper manuals for tablets
    American Airlines will save nearly $1 million per year by switching to electronic manuals for flight attendants from paper ones, the first major carrier to do so, the airline said Wednesday. Flight attendants began accessing the manuals via tablet...
  • Airline spending on food continues to drop

    United Airlines and Virgin America recently announced the addition of new menu items, including turkey and Swiss cheese on a cranberry baguette, chicken and mozzarella on tomato focaccia and a soy-and-ginger-marinated salmon salad. But the nation’...
  • United Airlines gets first stretch Dreamliner

    United Airlines gets first stretch Dreamliner
    Boeing has delivered the first of 26 planned 787-9 Dreamliners to United Airlines. United announced earlier this year that it will use the airplane for the longest nonstop 787 route between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia. The new model is 206...
  • Jackie Robinson West players travel to Disney World

    Jackie Robinson West players travel to Disney World
    The celebration of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team’s national championship continued Friday as team members and their families flew to¬† Disney World on a trip sponsored by United Airlines and the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. The boys and...
  • Chicago misses out in AbbVie-Calico pharma deal

     Chicago misses out in AbbVie-Calico pharma deal
    A few days ago, Calico, a Google-backed biotech company, announced that it would build a California-based research and development facility to invent new drugs to combat diseases afflicting the elderly. Half of the initial $500 million investment...
  • Airline seat-reclining dispute is story about civility, modern air travel

    Airline seat-reclining dispute is story about civility, modern air travel
    It seems there are two types of people in the world, or at least on an airplane: those who believe they have a fundamental right to recline their seat and those who cannot imagine anything worse than people who believe they have a fundamental right to...
  • Flight diverted again over reclining seat dispute

    Flight diverted again over reclining seat dispute
    An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week. Delta Air Lines said that...
  • United Airlines says nut allergy buffer zones 'working well'

    United Airlines says nut allergy buffer zones 'working well'
    United Airlines says its buffer zones around travelers with nut allergies "appear to be working well" since their introduction this summer. In an issue akin to the reclining aircraft seat controversy in which passengers recently have feuded over...
  • New Mexico's golf courses primed for fall

     New Mexico's golf courses primed for fall
    A hot-air balloon, yellow and red and as big as a house, just cleared the treetops, then descended onto the golf course with a series of urgent "wooshes" from its propane burner. The wicker gondola bounced and bumped along the fairway for about 10...
  • Cramped seats and angry passengers lead to diverted flights

    Cramped seats and angry passengers lead to diverted flights
    Amy Fine wanted to nap on Delta flight 2370, from New York to Palm Beach, Fla., so she laid her head on the tray table. The passenger in front of her wanted to relax with some knitting. She reclined her seat — smacking Fine's head and sparking...