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  • Record cold leads to 1,600 flight cancellations

    Record cold leads to 1,600 flight cancellations
    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...
  • Airbus names new chairman, chief executive for U.S. unit

    Airbus names new chairman, chief executive for U.S. unit
    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...
  • More signs that cellphones won't soon be coming to your airline

    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...
  • Plane lands in field in Pacoima; no injuries reported

    Plane lands in field in Pacoima; no injuries reported
    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...
  • Navigating Airports With Car Seats? Here's Gear That Helps

     
    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......
  • Schiff sends letter to appropriations subcommittee about helicopter noise

    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...
  • L.A.-area House members launch new effort to reduce helicopter noise

    L.A.-area House members launch new effort to reduce helicopter noise
    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...
  • New O'Hare runway leads to more landings — and congestion

    New O'Hare runway leads to more landings — and congestion
    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...
  • Two die as small plane crashes in Fresno frontyard

    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...
  • New York-area airports grapple with snowy owl threat

    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...
  • Plane crashes into used-car lot in Pacoima; 2 injured

    Plane crashes into used-car lot in Pacoima; 2 injured
    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...