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Air Transportation

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  • Train station to connect Metro rail lines with LAX approved

    Train station to connect Metro rail lines with LAX approved
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday approved a new train station designed to allow a rail connection with Los Angeles International Airport, capping decades of discussion and complaints over one of Southern California's most infamous...
  • United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs

    
United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs
    United Airlines said on Monday it plans to outsource more than 630 union jobs at 12 U.S. airports in a cost-saving move. Affected positions include ticket and gate agents and baggage handlers at U.S. airports, including Salt Lake City; Charlotte,...
  • Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport

    Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport
    Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said. The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
  • United flight to O.C. makes emergency landing after slide deploys

    United flight to O.C. makes emergency landing after slide deploys
    A United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International AirportĀ bound for Orange County's John Wayne Airport made an emergency landing in Kansas on Sunday night after a slide deployed mid-air. Flight 1463 left O'Hare about 8:36 p.m. Central time,...
  • Safety board to rule on last year's Asiana Airlines crash

    SAN FRANCISCO A federal safety board Tuesday is expected to officially determine the cause of the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport last year, which raised troubling questions about pilot training and the...
  • Asiana crew confused by aircraft's technology; emergency response criticized, NTSB finds

    WASHINGTON The deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport directly resulted from the crew's confusion over the plane's technology, federal officials said Tuesday, adding that emergency officials responding to the...
  • 'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane

    'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane
    Passengers of a United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described a panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem. Flight 1463 left O’Hare...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen. Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
  • How summer construction at LAX will affect your ride to the airport

    How summer construction at LAX will affect your ride to the airport
    Los Angeles International Airport is gearing up for more construction work inside and out this summer. Expect to find temporary traffic lane closures, temporary sidewalk closures and the continuing use of buses at Terminal 4 to shuttle passengers out to...
  • O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods

     O'Hare noise a pain to changing cast of neighborhoods
    Most of us like to think of ourselves as good people — kind-hearted souls who mourn other people's misfortune, sympathetic types who would hate to see our neighbors suffer. But any notions I may have had about my own generosity of spirit have been...