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Air Transportation

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  • Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports

    Busiest O'Hare is the latest thing in airports
    The growing clot of unhappy travelers not traveling at all through O'Hare International Airport on Friday recalled the multitude of End of Days thunderstorms and blizzards that too often afflict Chicago, the city of missed connections, itinerary butcher...
  • Illinois air traffic site worker charged after fire disrupts flights

    Illinois air traffic site worker charged after fire disrupts flights
    A suburban Chicago man who worked at the busy region’s air traffic control center posted to Facebook early Friday morning before setting a fire that disrupted travel across the country and then trying to slit his own throat, according to court...
  • BWI flights to and from Chicago still affected after fire at radar facility

    BWI flights to and from Chicago still affected after fire at radar facility
    Flights at BWI-Marshall International Airport to and from Chicago are still experiencing delays Saturday after a fire at a radar facility grounded hundreds of planes at O'Hare and Midway airports Friday. BWI advised passengers to check with their...
  • Fire at FAA facility deals blow to air-traffic system, shuts down Chicago airports

    Fire at FAA facility deals blow to air-traffic system, shuts down Chicago airports
    Sabotage that authorities linked Friday to a “disgruntled’’ technician at a federal aviation facility in a western suburb dealt a stunning blow to the nation’s air-traffic system, shutting down Chicago’s two airports and...
  • Dozens of BWI flights cancelled, delayed after fire grounds air traffic in Chicago

    Dozens of BWI flights cancelled, delayed after fire grounds air traffic in Chicago
    Dozens of flights have been cancelled or delayed at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday morning due to a grounding of air traffic in Chicago following a fire at a nearby radar facility. By nearly 9 p.m., there had been 38 flights cancelled and 142...
  • Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights

    Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights
    A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
  • FAA Center Fire Near Chicago Grounds Thousands Of Flights

    CHICAGO — Nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago were canceled Friday and air traffic across the U.S. was snarled after a fire that officials say was deliberately set at a Federal Aviation Administration radar center, allegedly by a disgruntled worker....
  • Orlando International Airport visionary dies

    Orlando International Airport visionary dies
    Long before Orlando International Airport was lauded as one of the sleekest, most traveler-friendly places in the airline world, it existed almost solely in the mind of John Wyckoff. Along with architect Justus Hellmuth, Wyckoff traveled all over the...
  • Flights resume at 'reduced rate' at Chicago airports: FAA

    (Reuters) - Flights into and out of Chicago-area airports have begun to resume at a reduced rate following a fire at an air traffic control center near the city on Friday, the Federal Aviation Administration said. "Flights have begun arriving and...
  • Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing

    Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing
    LONDON/WARSAW (Reuters) - A Boeing Co Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight on Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane,...
  • Report: Loaded shotgun found in Miami airport bathroom

    Authorities are investigating the discovery of a loaded shotgun that was found Monday inside a bathroom at Miami International Airport, WTVJ-Ch. 6 is reporting. Additionally, two boxes of ammunition were found outside the restroom in Terminal D, the...