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  • O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses

    O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses
    A campaign by O'Hare jet noise critics reached epic proportions in March when almost 353,000 noise complaints were filed with the city of Chicago. The dramatic increase pushed the total number of complaints to more than a half million in the first...
  • Man stabbed in face near LAX's international terminal

    Man stabbed in face near LAX's international terminal
    Police have arrested a man for attempted murder after he stabbed a man in the face at Los Angeles International Airport early Friday. The attack occurred about 12:30 a.m. curbside on the upper level between the Tom Bradley International Terminal and...
  • Helicopter airport on edge of downtown is set for takeoff

    Helicopter airport on edge of downtown is set for takeoff
    A plot of land on Chicago's Near West Side once polluted with arsenic and asbestos will get a clean start Thursday as a helicopter airport that investors say fills a void in air service to the downtown area that has existed since the city bulldozed...
  • JetBlue launches Cleveland, Detroit flights

    JetBlue launches Cleveland, Detroit flights
    Travelers have another place to fly on Fort Lauderdale's busiest airline. The airline's first flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport took off at 8:28 a.m. Thursday, after a short boarding...
  • Spirit Airlines' profits jump 83 percent in first quarter

    Spirit Airlines' profits jump 83 percent in first quarter
    Spirit Airlines posted a higher profit in the first quarter despite increased competition in some of its key markets such as Dallas, the carrier reported Wednesday. Net income for the Miramar-based low-cost carrier rose 83 percent to $69 million, or 94...
  • Airport Authority's finances are improving

    Airport Authority's finances are improving
    With its financial house apparently on the mend, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is preparing to refinance as much as $54 million in debt to take advantage of lower interest rates. It's a move that could save the authority as much $500,000 a...
  • Congressman Bill Shuster hasn't considered recusal after dating aviation lobbyist

    WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday said he never considered recusing himself from the panel's work on aviation legislation after he began dating a top airline industry lobbyist. GOP Rep. Bill Shuster of...
  • After Nepal earthquake, chaos at Katmandu airport: 'From Paradise to Hell'

    After Nepal earthquake, chaos at Katmandu airport: 'From Paradise to Hell'
    Under a yellow moon that hung like a wedge of lemon in the sky, Ole Andersen was camped at 3 a.m. Monday out front of Katmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport with a green notebook, writing a story he called “From Paradise to Hell in a Few...
  • Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...
  • Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane

    Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane
    Mary Cunningham was sitting in the last row of the plane on the last leg of her flight home from vacation in Florida Wednesday morning when the announcement came over the plane's public address system. "They asked if anyone on board was a medical...
  • Rush of overseas travelers could hasten Orlando International Airport expansion

    Rush of overseas travelers could hasten Orlando International Airport expansion
    With more and more visitors coming to Central Florida, Orlando International Airport officials are taking another look at building a controversial second terminal costing at least $1 billion. A record number of international carriers are signing up at...