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  • Voices build for travel ban from Ebola-stricken countries

    WASHINGTON Pressure mounted Friday for a ban on travel from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa a step the White House and top health officials resist as counterproductive and an overreaction to the virus' arrival in the U.S. The potential for the...
  • Sister to 911 dispatcher: FAA fire suspect did not resent move to Hawaii

    Sister to 911 dispatcher: FAA fire suspect did not resent move to Hawaii
    The Naperville man accused of setting fire to the FAA radar facility in Aurora last week was looking forward to moving to Hawaii and was about to be feted with a going away party, his sister told a 911 dispatcher. But he also had been acting strangely,...
  • FAA Chief: No quick solutions after radar facility fire

    FAA Chief: No quick solutions after radar facility fire
    The leader of the nation's civilian aviation system offered no quick solutions Friday to averting the kind of air-travel chaos that has occurred after an insider attack against an air-traffic control facility in Aurora late last month. FAA Administrator...
  • Medical copter crashes in north Texas, killing patient

    (Reuters) - A medical helicopter transporting a patient to a north Texas hospital crashed early Saturday near downtown Wichita Falls, killing the passenger and injuring all three crew members, authorities said. The patient, whose name was not immediately...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
  • $35.3 million: Department of Aviation

    Like pretty much all major forms of motorized passenger travel, air travel is heavily subsidized. Virginia puts eight figures worth of funding into the airline industry each year with most of it – $28.3 million – earmarked as "financial...
  • More O'Hare noise complaints in August than all of 2013

     More O'Hare noise complaints in August than all of 2013
    Complaints about jet noise from O'Hare International Airport totaled 30,249 in August, setting another new monthly record, the Chicago Department of Aviation reported Friday. The tally raises the number of noise complaints through the first eight months...
  • White House reassures public on Ebola scare

    WASHINGTON In the face of growing Republican calls for travel restrictions on Ebola-ravaged areas in West Africa, the Obama administration on Friday sought to reassure anxious Americans that current safeguards were enough to keep the deadly virus from...
  • Rain helps pour on cancellations at airports

    Rain helps pour on cancellations at airports
    The mere threat of stormy weather led airlines to take the unusual step of canceling about 850 Chicago flights Thursday, a decision that could easily occur again as the nation's air-traffic control system continues its fragile recovery from a fire at an...
  • Commentary: Renewed airport pact is part of historic effort

    An historic day to ensure that John Wayne Airport remains the most noise-restricted airport in the nation passed this week. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors approved the draft environmental impact report, selected the proposed project and authorized...
  • Drones banned at New Mexico hot air balloon festival

    (Reuters) - The organizers of the world's largest hot air balloon festival said on Thursday the use of drone aircraft in the vicinity of the colorful event is banned for safety reasons. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which starts on...