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Air Transportation

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  • United Airlines to upgrade food for coach fliers on overseas flights

    United Airlines to upgrade food for coach fliers on overseas flights
    United Airlines apparently has decided the way to customers hearts — and wallets — is through their taste buds, as the Chicago-based carrier on Wednesday will announce more food upgrades, including free wine and beer for economy passengers...
  • O'Hare's remodeled international terminal racking up record sales

     O'Hare's remodeled international terminal racking up record sales
    Food and retail sales are soaring at O'Hare International Airport's international terminal, once dubbed an embarrassment, a year after a $26 million renovation was completed. And employment has nearly doubled. The international terminal, Terminal 5, saw...
  • TSA stays on the job at Orlando International Airport

    TSA stays on the job at Orlando International Airport
    As expected, Orlando International Airport leaders voted unanimously Wednesday to keep federal security officers on the job checking travelers for weapons before they board planes, but with some caveats. The governing board accepted the recommendation...
  • New service to speed some travelers' security checks at BWI

    A new service promises to speed some travelers' trips through security at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. A New York-based company called CLEAR plans to open kiosks at the airport next week that will be integrated into the...
  • Wolverine tries to escape from carrier at New Jersey airport

    Authorities say a wolverine tried to escape from its metal carrier at a New Jersey airport and had to be tranquilized. Joe Pentangelo with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says officers were called to Terminal C at Newark Liberty...
  • World Fuel a quiet giant in global logistics

    DORAL, Fla. It's a safe bet that few other Fortune 500 companies keep a lower profile than World Fuel Services Corp. Even after the 31-year-old company traded in its drab cluster of wood-paneled, former offices for modern headquarters in this Miami...
  • Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning

    The misadventure of a baggage handler who fell asleep in the cargo hold of a jetliner should be a warning for airlines to improve security procedures, safety experts said Tuesday. The worker banged on the plane for help shortly after takeoff on Monday...
  • Investigators warn airplane computers could be hacked

    The same Internet access now available on most commercial flights makes it possible for hackers to bring down a plane, a government watchdog warned Tuesday. The finding by the Government Accountability Office presents chilling new scenarios for...
  • O'Hare group says 2 public meetings on new runways not enough

    O'Hare group says 2 public meetings on new runways not enough
    The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that two workshop-style meetings will be held this summer to allow the public to talk to officials about the expected noise and air pollution from a new runway set to open in October at O'Hare International...
  • Orlando airport expected to keep TSA on the job

    Orlando airport expected to keep TSA on the job
    Federal security officers would continue checking travelers for weapons before they board planes at Orlando International Airport under a plan that likely will be adopted today by airport leaders. But the Transportation Security Administration could be...
  • Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold

    Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold
    An airport worker who fell asleep and found himself trapped in a plane's cargo hold forced a Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle on Monday afternoon. Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot and some first-class...