| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The state has paid $34 million to acquire a private airfield in Will County that occupies a small part of the almost 6,000-acre footprint that is envisioned as the first phase of a large commercial airport to be built in the south suburbs, officials...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:13 PM
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith won't face criminal charges for his April arrest at Los Angeles International Airport, where police alleged he made comments suggesting he had a bomb.
The Los Angeles city attorney's office announced Tuesday it...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:29 AM
A Qantas Airways flight that took off from Los Angeles International Airport bound for Melbourne, Australia, had to turn back early Wednesday after the plane sprung a leak and its aisles flooded with water.
Passengers on the Airbus A380 jet...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Los Angeles may be on the verge of fixing one of its worst transportation mistakes: the failure, two decades ago, to build a rail line to Los Angeles International Airport that lets travelers come and go on public transit easily, quickly and...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:10 PM
In a project designed to bring Los Angeles International Airport into compliance with federal safety standards, officials will spend about $200 million to expand and refurbish runway-buffer zones.
The plan calls for enhancing safety areas at the ends...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tapped a close friend, former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, to head a search committee to recommend top candidates for Chicago’s next aviation commissioner, officials said Wednesday.
The effort to conduct what...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:15 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:01 PM
In April, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood in the newly remodeled Terminal 5 at O'Hare International Airport, unveiling the sparkling gateway as the newest evidence of Chicago's global status.
The project developer predicted international fliers would...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:11 PM
To make way for renovations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Air Canada operations will permanently shift terminals starting Tuesday morning.
Running four round-trip flights a day from Baltimore to Toronto, Air Canada will...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:12 AM
In the next year and a half, the second terminal at Bradley International Airport will be carefully disassembled, removing from sight the long-closed facility that many have called an eyesore on the gateway to New England.
Kevin A. Dillon, executive...