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  • Pressure on Chicago for O'Hare noise relief

     Pressure on Chicago for O'Hare noise relief
    Pressure is growing on the city of Chicago to jettison its resistance to finding ways to reduce noise levels in residential areas caused by planes serving O'Hare International Airport. Two Chicago aldermen who have been put in a virtual holding...
  • Spirit, JetBlue record higher revenue

    The dominant airlines at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport all reported higher revenue in the fourth quarter, according to federal data released Monday. JetBlue reported $1.4 billion in revenue, up from $1.2 billion a year earlier;...
  • Lauderdale airport gets three more JetBlue routes

    JetBlue Airways has come a long way since launching operations in early 2000 with a single flight from New York to Fort Lauderdale. Fourteen years later, the New York-based airline now operates 65 daily departures from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • Hawaii flight stowaway spent 6 hours undetected at San Jose airport

    A15-year-old boy appears to have spent up to six hours undetected at a San Jose airport Sunday before sneaking inside the wheel well of a Maui-bound jet, according to a federal law enforcement source. The source, who spoke to The Times on the...
  • FAA says U-2 spy plane flight plan caused airline service disruption

    FAA says U-2 spy plane flight plan caused airline service disruption
    A glitch in an air traffic control computer last week that brought airline flights to a standstill across the region was blamed on the system’s inability to process the flight plan of a high-flying U-2 spy plane, the Federal Aviation...
  • 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...
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  • L.A. assistant city attorney picked to head FAA airports division

    A 12-year veteran of the Los Angeles city attorney's office has been appointed to head the airports division of the Federal Aviation Administration. Eduardo A. Angeles, a senior assistant city attorney who has served as general counsel for Los Angeles...
  • NTSB urges rigorous testing after 787 Dreamliner battery fire probe

    A new report says federal regulators did not properly test lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co.’s 787 jetliner, which were responsible for last year’s overheating incidents that grounded the planes around the world for more than three months....
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  • Travelers using LAX this summer projected to be up 4% from last year

    Travelers using LAX this summer projected to be up 4% from last year
    Citing an improving economy and growing demand for foreign travel, the operator of Los Angeles International Airport is predicting a substantial increase in passengers in the months ahead compared with last year. Officials for Los Angeles World Airports...