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  • In Benghazi, Libya's army liberates a ghost town

    In Benghazi, Libya's army liberates a ghost town
    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Sitting in one of the last buildings still intact after months of fighting near Benghazi's airport, Libyan army special forces commander Wanis Bukhamada presides over a world of destruction. His forces managed to stop an...
  • Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport

    Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport
    A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • Passengers from Ebola-stricken countries to use five U.S. airports

    Passengers from Ebola-stricken countries to use five U.S. airports
    Passengers flying to the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken countries will have to fly into one of five designated American airports for additional screening, including having their temperature taken, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson...
  • Smoother O'Hare landings face technical headwind

    Smoother O'Hare landings face technical headwind
    Landings on the most heavily used arrival runway at O'Hare International Airport will soon be safer and more accurate while also saving fuel and perhaps reducing jet noise over Chicago neighborhoods. But implementing the technology to make it happen is a...
  • Ecuadorian airline launches inaugural Quito flight

    Ecuadorian airline launches inaugural Quito flight
    Ecuadorian carrier Tame launched new service between Fort Lauderdale and Quito on Friday. The inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Quito's Mariscal Sucre International Airport departed 9 a.m. after arriving from...
  • WWII vet remembered with new sculpture at airport

    Capt. David McCampbell pulled off a feat during World War II, taking down nine Japanese fighter planes in just one battle. While the hero pilot's actions may have made headlines decades ago, they're not nearly as well-known nowadays. So during a ceremony...
  • Build it, and the A380s will come

    Build it, and the A380s will come
    The Middle Eastern airline Emirates has decked out its Airbus A380s with all the amenities you might expect from any passenger plane the size of a 24-story luxury hotel laid on its side: First-class travelers enjoy private cabins, complete with sliding...
  • Illinois launches new Ebola hotline, task force

    Illinois launches new Ebola hotline, task force
    The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday the launch of a new Ebola hotline and plans to create an Ebola task force consisting of health care and emergency response departments. Department Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck also said that by...
  • Hurricane Odile: More airlines resume flights to Mexico's Los Cabos

    Hurricane Odile: More airlines resume flights to Mexico's Los Cabos
    Southwest Airlines restarted its daily service from Orange County to hurricane-damaged Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) on Wednesday, and American Airlines plans to return to the resort area starting Saturday. The airport lost a roof at one...
  • Expiration of Wright Amendment means big airline changes for Southwest cities

    WASHINGTON The game has changed for Southwest Airlines and several major airports. For the past 34 years, federal law limited flights between Dallas Love Field to only airports in Texas and a handful of states. Those flight restrictions, known as the...
  • Vote on new airport noise study may not sway FAA

    Vote on new airport noise study may not sway FAA
    Park Ridge's quest for a new review of O'Hare International Airport's runways and their environmental effects on surrounding suburbs won overwhelming support from the regional O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission. But Federal Aviation Administration...