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Air Transportation

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  • O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380

    O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380
    The new runway that opened a year ago at O'Hare International Airport is both long and wide enough to handle the world's largest passenger airplane. But the behemoth Airbus A380 jetliner is not yet flying to Chicago, in part because there isn't a gate...
  • 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...
  • American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in San Francisco

    Officials said an American Airlines flight on Monday made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport because of a pressurization problem after several interior panels shook loose and fell. Flight 2293, heading from San Francisco to...
  • Ebola safeguards are being taken, Southland health officials say

    Ebola safeguards are being taken, Southland health officials say
    The paramedics at Los Angeles Fire Station 51 got the call Tuesday night: A traveler, just off an evening flight, was ill in an airport terminal and needed medical care. The patient had flown in from a U.S. airport, the crew learned, but had initially...
  • Boston patient does not appear to have Ebola, hospital says

    (Reuters) - A man in Massachusetts who was being evaluated at a Boston hospital for a possible Ebola infection does not appear to have the deadly disease, officials at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center said on Sunday night. The patient, who recently...
  • Mexican carrier Volaris to fly from Fort Lauderdale in December

    Mexican carrier Volaris to fly from Fort Lauderdale in December
    Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier Volaris is planning to add new direct service between Fort Lauderdale and Mexico City on Dec. 1 and to Guadalajara on Dec. 4, the airline announced Monday. The new routes can now be booked at volaris.com. Steve Belleme,...
  • Can the US just close the door on Ebola?

    ATLANTA Isolating individuals suspected of having Ebola is a cornerstone of efforts to stop its spread. But does that mean the world should try to isolate the nations where the epidemic is raging by banning travelers from those nations? Many, if not...
  • Arriving passenger at LAX found not to have Ebola

    A United Airlines flight that landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday afternoon was diverted to a remote gate after a passenger on the plane exhibited "flu-like symptoms" associated with Ebola, but it was later determined the passenger was...
  • Sick passenger who prompted Ebola scare at LAX recently visited Africa

    Sick passenger who prompted Ebola scare at LAX recently visited Africa
    Health officials determined the sick passenger who sparked an Ebola scare Sunday afternoon at Los Angeles International Airport did not have the disease but had recently visited Africa. A female passenger aboard United Airlines Flight 703 that had...
  • Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says

    Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says
    Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say. "If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
  • FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire

    FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire
    A Chicago-area radar facility that is a key cog in the nation's air traffic control network was back online Monday morning after a 17-day outage caused by sabotage, the Federal Aviation Administration said. But low visibility caused by rain moving...