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  • Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'

    Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'
    Larry Johnson was settling back as the plane left Chicago, his girlfriend beside him nursing their son. Suddenly a woman several rows in front of them passed out. Then another woman. Soon Johnson and his girlfriend said they were struggling to breathe....
  • Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says

    Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says
    Three passengers on a SkyWest Airlines flight lost consciousness before the plane made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the airline said Thursday. Initially, it had said just one passenger passed out. It is unclear why...
  • Security officials face questions about gyrocopter stunt

    Members of Congress want security officials to explain how they determined that a small gyrocopter piloted by a Florida postal carrier didn't pose a threat to the nation's capital when it flew through miles of the nation's most restricted airspace....
  • $1.1 million grant will fund new taxiway at Quincy airport

    The Quincy airport in western Illinois is building a new taxiway to meet updated safety and design standards. The taxi route at Quincy Regional-Baldwin Field Airport will be paid for with a $1.1 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. U....
  • Congressman Bill Shuster hasn't considered recusal after dating aviation lobbyist

    WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday said he never considered recusing himself from the panel's work on aviation legislation after he began dating a top airline industry lobbyist. GOP Rep. Bill Shuster of...
  • What rules apply when members of Congress date lobbyists?

    WASHINGTON Confronted with questions about how his relationship with an aviation industry lobbyist might impact his chairmanship of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., said he has "gone above and beyond what...
  • Shuster hasn't considered recusal after dating lobbyist

    The chairman of the House transportation committee on Tuesday said he never considered recusing himself from the panel's work on aviation legislation after he began dating a top airline industry lobbyist. GOP Rep. Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania said he's...
  • Federal authorities to investigate death of rescuer who fell from medical helicopter

    AUSTIN, Texas The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the death of a rescuer who was killed Monday night after falling from a medical helicopter during a rescue in Texas. FAA personnel will be...
  • Port Authority to vote on funding for new AirTrain at Newark

    Newark Liberty Airport's aging monorail could be in for a total makeover. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is scheduled to vote this week on whether to commit tens of millions of dollars for planning and designing a system to replace the...
  • T workers jam Statehouse hearing on transit overhaul

    Unionized MBTA employees packed a Statehouse hearing room on Monday as state transportation officials and members of a review panel appointed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker outlined recommendations for shaking up the troubled Boston-area transit system....
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, April 24 No offense to cab drivers, but airline pilots should earn more than they do. Right now, many don't. Uber drivers in New York City make...