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  • Amazon gets FAA certificate to experiment with drones

    The Federal Aviation Administration says it has issued online retailer Amazon a certificate to experiment with unmanned aircraft for research, development and crew training. The FAA said Thursday that under the provisions of the certificate, the...
  • No criminal charges over drone lost on White House grounds

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia announced Wednesday there will be no criminal charges against the intelligence agency employee who set off a national security furor after crashing a drone on the grounds of the White...
  • No charges for man who crashed drone on White House lawn

    An intelligence agency employee whose drone crashed on the White House lawn earlier this year won't face criminal charges, the U.S. attorney's office in Washington announced Wednesday. Shawn Usman, who works for the National Geospatial-Intelligence...
  • State Farm gets federal approval to test drone use

    State Farm says the Federal Aviation Administration has approved the home and car insurer's testing of aerial drones. The Bloomington, Illinois-based insurance provider says it may use drones to look at roof damage in the claims process or respond to...
  • You can't hide at Ikea or — no Schock — in a 'Downton Abbey' office

    You can't hide at Ikea or — no Schock — in a 'Downton Abbey' office
    Ikea has put the kibosh on games of hide-and-seek in its Dutch stores. Finding people is easy at Ikea. You know what's hard to find? The last cam-lock nut for this stupid bookcase. Ever play hide-and-seek at Best Buy? It's not much fun. You're always...
  • U.S. airports call for $75.7 billion in upgrades over the next four years

    U.S. airports call for $75.7 billion in upgrades over the next four years
    As the airline industry lobbies to kill a passenger fee increase to pay for airport projects, a group of airport operators issued a report saying U.S. airports need $75.7 billion in upgrades through 2019 to handle growing travel demand. The report by...
  • Ohio company to fly drone to help farmers monitor crops

    Another southwestern Ohio company will be allowed to fly a drone commercially in U.S. airspace under a waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA granted 3D Aerial Solutions LLC permission to fly a mini-drone over Ohio farms this spring to...
  • Small plane slides off airport runway; no injuries reported

    Authorities say a small plane slid off the runway at a western Pennsylvania airport, but no one was injured. Emergency dispatchers in Butler County said the plane ran off the end of the runway at the Butler County Airport in Penn Township shortly...
  • Airlines collected big profits in 2014; Not so great year for passengers

    Airlines collected big profits in 2014; Not so great year for passengers
    For air travel in the U.S., 2014 brought soaring profits for airlines and turbulence for passengers. Several U.S. carriers reported record quarterly profits during the year amid declining fuel prices and rising travel demand, especially among big-...
  • Air travel demand will grow steadily for next 20 years, FAA predicts

    Air travel demand will grow steadily for next 20 years, FAA predicts
    Demand for air travel will grow at an average annual rate of 2.5%, with 1 billion passengers traveling on U.S.-based carriers by 2029, according to a federal forecast released Monday. The forecast by the Federal Aviation Administration predicts steady...
  • O'Hare taxi passengers, drivers often in holding pattern

    O'Hare taxi passengers, drivers often in holding pattern
    The number of taxi trips from O'Hare International Airport to Chicago is setting records, according to the city, but a half-century-old system of staging and summoning cabs leaves passengers and drivers alike stuck in sporadic logjams during peak travel...