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Air Transportation

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  • FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire

    FAA labors to rebound from radar facility closure following fire
    Air travelers Sunday likely can expect further delays and cancellations at Chicago airports as the Federal Aviation Administration worked to return traffic to normal this weekend after a fire Friday at the agency's Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orlando airport first to use Lockheed forecasting software

    Orlando airport first to use Lockheed forecasting software
    Lockheed Martin Corp. has sealed a deal that will make Orlando Interntional Airport the first U.S. airport to use Lockheed's high-speed flight-demand forecasting software, the company said Monday. Financial terms of the deal were not available. The...
  • United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology

    United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology
    United Airlines is improving its on-time rates after a rocky start to the year, rolling out new technology in airports and planes, and ridding itself of smaller 50-seat regional jets that aren’t economical for the airline anymore, Jim Compton,...
  • Veteran designs a tribute for the last rides of fallen soldiers

    GENESEE, Wis. Rich Kalashian had gone to O'Hare International Airport in Chicago to greet a friend when he looked out the window to see a flag-draped coffin unloaded from a military plane. The coffin was loaded onto a luggage cart and driven to a...
  • Aireon to offer satellite tracking free to help search for missing planes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aireon LLC, a provider of satellite-based aircraft monitoring, said on Monday it will offer its tracking data for free to help authorities search for future missing planes. The system will go live in 2017, when its parent company...
  • O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title

    O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title
    O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...
  • Chicago O'Hare airport terminal reopens after bomb scare

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 1 was reopened on Wednesday morning after an evacuation that lasted almost two hours while a police bomb squad investigated a report of an unattended bag, police said. "Everything's...