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  • Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise

     Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise
    A suburban group that beginning in the early 1980s led the fight against new runways at O'Hare International Airport is launching a new, non-confrontational strategy to address jet noise, officials said Friday. The Suburban O'Hare Commission,...
  • Congress goes to brink on Homeland Security shutdown debate

    WASHINGTON A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security loomed ever closer Friday evening as the House of Representatives failed to pass a short-term bill to finance the agency by midnight. It was an embarrassing defeat for House Speaker...
  • O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them

    O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them
    O'Hare International Airport doesn't need to replicate Singapore's Changi Airport to become world-class. But its landlord — the city of Chicago — should recognize that O'Hare has problems. "O'Hare's terminals are cramped. You really notice...
  • Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns

    Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns
    The snow is done falling, but below-freezing temperatures will likely cause hazardous conditions on the roadways Friday morning, the National Weather Service warns.  Overnight and early morning temperatures in the 20s are expected to turn melted snow...
  • Southwest flight diverted to BWI for 'electrical smell' in cabin

    Southwest flight diverted to BWI for 'electrical smell' in cabin
    A Southwest Airlines flight from Atlanta to Boston was diverted to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Thursday morning after an "electrical smell" was detected in the cabin, the airline said. The captain of the plane, Flight 319, "declared an emergency"...
  • New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech

    New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech
    Bustling Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport has a new high-tech control tower that will make monitoring about 500 flights per day a lot safer. Standing 117 feet tall, the $16.4 million control tower is equipped with the latest radar, communications and...
  • Airport Authority could end year with money in bank

    Airport Authority could end year with money in bank
    If all goes as planned, the long-struggling Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority will have paid off its crushing court debt and have $5 million in the bank by the end of this year. That's the financial picture airport officials laid out Tuesday, but...
  • Council candidates offer views on airfield

    Council candidates offer views on airfield
    The seven candidates for Burbank City Council weighed in on the future of Bob Hope Airport saying they would work to ensure Burbank citizens have the protections they need going forward, including a proposed change to the governance agreement at the...
  • Retailer Kitson may be out at LAX after fight with Hudson Group

    Retailer Kitson may be out at LAX after fight with Hudson Group
    When Los Angeles boutique chain Kitson first landed at Los Angeles International Airport, it seemed like an ideal match: The glossy retailer would gain access to millions of travelers every year, while lending the airport some of its Hollywood cachet....
  • Orlando International unveils finance plan for $1.3 billion overhaul

    Orlando International unveils finance plan for $1.3 billion overhaul
    Orlando International Airport has the financing in place for the $1.3 billion expansion that is just getting underway. The work also sets the stage for the eventual construction of a second passenger terminal a mile south of the existing one. The...
  • FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week

    FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week
    The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday. The incident...