| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The major airlines serving Chicago airports are bracing for more weather-related delays and cancellations Tuesday, a day after snow and record-setting cold led to more than 1,600 area flight cancellations.
It will likely be several days until commercial...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:39 PM
European aerospace giant Airbus announced Tuesday that Allan McArtor will take over as chairman and chief executive of the company's North American business unit when current chief Sean O'Keefe steps down in March.
O'Keefe, 57, is resigning to address...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Is the great airplane cellphone scare already over?
The backlash provoked by the Federal Communications Commission's plan to lift its ban on cellphone use on airplanes has won two high-profile adherents -- the CEOs of Southwest and Delta, who both...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:46 PM
A single-engine plane with two people on board made a forced landing Wednesday afternoon in a field in Pacoima, but no injuries were reported, officials said.
Preliminary information indicates that the Piper PA32 lost power after taking off from...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Having kids means hauling lots of stuff. This becomes apparent when flying with children. Parents need to carry snacks, toys and more to try and keep them occupied during the flight, and if the kids are young enough, parents also......
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), along with Reps. Brad Sherman, Henry Waxman, Tony Cardenas and Alan Lowenthal, wrote to the chairman and ranking member of the Transportation Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee on Thursday, urging...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- With the proposed Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act unable to get off the ground in Congress, a group of lawmakers is turning to Plan B to try to nudge the Federal Aviation Administration to act more aggressively to...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:47 PM
A new runway is allowing airplanes coming into O'Hare International Airport to shave several precious minutes off their time in the air but is also forcing those jets to spend more minutes taxiing to their gates after they have landed.
The new east-west...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:22 PM
A single-engine Cessna airplane crashed Thursday evening in the frontyard of a Fresno home, killing two people on board including a young boy, authorities said.
Fresno Fire Department spokesman Koby Johns told the Associated Press that the plane hit a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season.
At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Two people were injured Sunday afternoon when their small plane missed a landing at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, struck a building and crashed into a nearby used-car lot, officials said.
The single-engine Cessna 172 was trying to land at the airport...