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Air Transportation

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  • FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule

    FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule
    Work to reopen a vital air traffic center in Aurora next Monday is proceeding on schedule, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The plan calls for transferring air traffic services from other facilities in the Midwest to the Chicago...
  • Here's what you need to know about Ebola and air travel

    How do West African airports screen passengers for Ebola? Is it effective? Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are the three West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “...
  • 2 aldermen want screening for all airline passengers from 'foreign destinations'

    2 aldermen want screening for all airline passengers from 'foreign destinations'
    Two Southwest Side aldermen are proposing that all passengers arriving at O'Hare International AirportĀ and Midway Airport from "foreign destinations" be subject to infectious disease screening to try to head off the spread of Ebola and other illnesses...
  • Passenger numbers tick up at Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger numbers tick up at Bob Hope Airport
    Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport rose for the second month in a row in August, with a 1.8% increase compared to the same month last year, according to the latest statistics. The airfield handled 342,405 passengers in August, compared to 336,361 in...
  • Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola

    Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola
    Orlando International Airport paramedics examined a sick passenger on an incoming Southwest Airlines flight from Houston earlier this afternoon, but he was not suffering from Ebola. The passenger, who was not named, had visited Kenya in August,...
  • Hanover Township, Lehigh County, frets over FedEx megahub

    Hanover Township, Lehigh County, frets over FedEx megahub
    Officials in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, have not yet been formally asked what they think of the FedEx Ground megahub proposed in neighboring Allen Township. But they want to be ready with an answer. Hanover Council members held a town hall meeting...
  • Delays at O'Hare, Midway after Indianapolis FAA outage

    Delays at O'Hare, Midway after Indianapolis FAA outage
    Airline delays surged during the Monday evening rush at both Chicago airports due to a telephone outage at an Indianapolis air-traffic control facility that is handling flights normally managed by the still-idled radar center in Aurora, according to the...
  • High risk Ebola could reach France and UK by end-October, scientists calculate

    LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Scientists have used Ebola disease spread patterns and airline traffic data to predict a 75 percent chance the virus could be imported to France by October 24, and a 50 percent chance it could hit Britain by that date. Those...
  • American Airlines teams up with Cadillac for chauffeur service

    American Airlines teams up with Cadillac for chauffeur service
    United Airlines has teamed up with Mercedes Benz to offer high-value frequent fliers chauffeured rides from the tarmac to connecting flights. With Delta, the chauffeured cars that pick up premier travelers are Porsches. Not to be outdone, American...
  • Aeromexico jet blows tires, closes runway at LAX

    A runway at Los Angeles International Airport was closed Saturday morning after an Aeromexico jet blew two tires just before takeoff. None of the about 130 people on board Aeromexico Flight 18 were injured when the pilot aborted takeoff about 6:30 a.m.,...
  • The bumpy ride of People Express

    The bumpy ride of People Express
    The deal was: restore daily flights to Boston and New York, and Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport will pay $1.65 million of taxpayer funds to keep People Express in the air. But after two months and a first payment of $650,000 from...