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  • Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015

    Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015
    The airline industry in 2015 is likely to be healthy again thanks to mergers and falling jet fuel prices, and while consumers might be stuffed into slimmer seats in coach at least they will be able to enjoy new and upgraded planes and more onboard...
  • Whistle-blower sues H.B. airplane parts company over his firing

    A Huntington Beach aviation equipment manufacturer is being sued by a former employee who says he was illegally fired for whistle-blowing on the company. Hoang Nguyen, 46, of Huntington Beach alleges that Ameri-King Inc. has been selling rebranded or...
  • Some in congress balk as White House plows ahead with Cuba policy

    BOGOTA, Colombia Even before President Barack Obama announced sweeping changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba on Wednesday, his congressional opponents were vowing to undermine any attempt at rapprochement. With Republicans in control of the House and Senate...
  • Des Plaines in 2014: Gun shop, alderman's death and O'Hare noise

    Des Plaines in 2014: Gun shop, alderman's death and O'Hare noise
    In the near northwest suburbs this past year, opposition to a proposed gun shop pitted a community group against a village board, the sudden death of a young alderman left many in mourning and one community continued calls for further study on the effects...
  • Air Force: Boeing cost overrun on tanker project jumps to $1.5 billion

    SEATTLE Boeing engineers and mechanics are scrambling to meet an already stretched out schedule and get the 767-based platform for the Air Force's new KC-46 refueling tanker into the air by year end, with an internal flight target of Dec. 27. That's...
  • Pilot dies in crash of small plane in rural Virginia

    The pilot of a small plane died in a crash in rural Virginia west of Washington, D.C., on Sunday, police said. Benjamin J. Hummel, 33, of Woodbridge, Virginia, died at the crash site in Catlett, 45 miles west of Washington, Virginia State Police...
  • Tetra Tech to zero in on its engineering and consulting services

    Tetra Tech Inc., a consulting and engineering services firm, has landed contracts in Afghanistan, developing countries around the world and southern U.S. states. And that was just in the last two months. The Pasadena company's employees have designed...
  • Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill

     Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill
    A $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress completed action on over the weekend will provide funding to keep Chicago-area mass transit and roadway projects moving forward, as well as expand pedestrian and bicycle safety programs, transportation officials...
  • Shortage high-comfort seats delays widebody jet deliveries

    Aircraft seat suppliers are struggling to meet the demand for new high-end, lie-flat seats for business and first class in big widebody jets, and the supply chain squeeze has begun to slow Boeing jet deliveries. The shortage of premium seats and new...
  • American's Dreamliner delivery delayed

    American's Dreamliner delivery delayed
    Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Boeing Dreamliner is late again. This time, American Airlines will have to wait longer to get its first highly touted Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, as delays will push its delivery into the new year,...
  • NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house

    NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house
    In the final seconds before it careened into the houses below, pilot Michael Rosenberg fought to control a pitching, rolling airplane that was losing the ability to fly. During the last 20 seconds of flight an automated verbal warning in the cockpit...