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  • Dallas Ebola patient flew United; airline says 'zero risk' of infection

    Five elementary, middle and high school students who had contact with a man diagnosed in Dallas with Ebola are being monitored, Texas officials said Wednesday, as the search was underway for people who may have been exposed to the deadly virus. The...
  • Ebola case in Dallas signals health system lapse

    Ebola case in Dallas signals health system lapse
    A man infected with the Ebola virus slipped through the cracks of a system designed to stop the disease from spreading, health officials conceded Wednesday as they isolated five schoolchildren who may have had contact with the ill man and rushed to...
  • Flights cancelled as thunderstorms expected to roll in Thursday afternoon

    Expected storms rolling in Thursday are already prompting airlines to cancel flights out of O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport. As of 8 a.m., 130 flights out of O'Hare Airport had been cancelled and 19 more fligths had been delayed. At...
  • Airlines offer only partial picture of animal safety on flights

    WASHINGTON Harley was the bulldog's name. He was pronounced dead at baggage claim at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last year despite a passenger's attempt at cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Two months later, a mixed-breed Rottweiler arrived...
  • Despite cancellations, O'Hare leads in flights

    Despite cancellations, O'Hare leads in flights
    Four days after a fire knocked a critical air-traffic facility in Aurora offline, O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday edged past the busiest U.S. airport in terms of total flights, according to federal aviation data. The data, obtained by the Tribune...
  • Newport News to ask People Express to repay grant funds

    Newport News to ask People Express to repay grant funds
    The city of Newport News plans to put People Express and Vision Airlines on notice that they need to pay back a portion of the grant funding People Express received if service is not restored quickly. "They are in default," said Newport News City...
  • Storms may strain air traffic system still recovering from fire

    Storms may strain air traffic system still recovering from fire
    More headaches may be in store for airline passengers in Chicago later this week when thunderstorms are expected to roll through the Chicago area. The bad weather comes as both O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport continue to rebound...
  • Newport News airport executive director pitches new Center of Aeronautics

    NEWPORT NEWS — Peninsula Airport Commission Executive Director Ken Spirito recently outlined a vision to Newport News School Board members for a new Center of Aeronautics in an effort to upgrade the current Aviation Academy at Denbigh High School....
  • L.A. councilman calls for hearings on effort to spread airport traffic

    L.A. councilman calls for hearings on effort to spread airport traffic
    Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin on Tuesday called for hearings to explore whether officials have complied with a 2006 court settlement to facilitate the growth of all the city's commercial airports, not just busy Los Angeles International. Bonin,...
  • Frontier Airlines' service to Denver moving to MIA

    Frontier Airlines' service to Denver moving to MIA
    Frontier Airlines is expanding in South Florida with new service from Miami International Airport to four U.S. cities later this year, the Denver-based carrier announced Tuesday. On Dec. 20, the low-cost carrier will launch daily nonstop service between...
  • TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms

    TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms
    In this post 9/11 era, it's still possible to travel by air with a gun – as long as it's done correctly, according to the Transportation Security Administration. With hunting season coming up, TSA officials at Norfolk International Airport...