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  • Bob Hope Airport to have new concession operator

    Bob Hope Airport's longtime concession operator, Paradies Shops Inc., will be departing from the terminal this spring, following the award of the latest concession contract to a new vendor. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority this week...
  • Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says

    Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says
    Three passengers on a SkyWest Airlines flight lost consciousness before the plane made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the airline said Thursday. Initially, it had said just one passenger passed out. It is unclear why...
  • Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'

    Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'
    Larry Johnson was settling back as the plane left Chicago, his girlfriend beside him nursing their son. Suddenly a woman several rows in front of them passed out. Then another woman. Soon Johnson and his girlfriend said they were struggling to breathe....
  • SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says

    SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says
    A Connecticut-bound SkyWest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Buffalo International Airport on Wednesday morning after a passenger lost consciousness, the airline said.  The plane may have also experienced a "pressurization...
  • Three Lost Consciousness As Bradley-Bound Flight Diverted To Buffalo

    Three Lost Consciousness As Bradley-Bound Flight Diverted To Buffalo
    HARTFORD — A passenger on the SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut that made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday described a lack of air in the cabin and shortness of breath as others on board lost consciousness. The flight, carrying...
  • Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo

    Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo
    Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago bound for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo after at least one passenger lost consciousness. The Federal Aviation Administration said the flight...
  • True confession: I do not hate Spirit Airlines

    True confession: I do not hate Spirit Airlines
    The only actually annoying part of our recent round-trip flight between Chicago and New Orleans on Spirit Airlines was when, just prior to takeoff, the captain suggested we "sit back, relax and enjoy the flight." First, you can't sit back on a Spirit...
  • Southwest Airlines sued over death of financial trader

    Southwest Airlines sued over death of financial trader
    The widow of a financial trader is suing Southwest Airlines, claiming the crew on her huband's flight last year didn't offer adequate medical attention when he collapsed in a lavatory. Kelly Ilczyszyn filed a wrongful death suit in Alameda County...
  • More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say

    More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say
    Residents weary from airport jet noise will be able to attend four public meetings this summer about a new runway scheduled to open this fall at O'Hare International Airport, the city of Chicago and FAA officials said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation...
  • America's airline CEOs cry foul about foreign competition

    America's airline CEOs cry foul about foreign competition
    Chief executives of America's largest airlines brought their campaign against Persian Gulf carriers to Chicago this week, claiming three Middle East airlines benefit unfairly from government subsidies. On Tuesday, those U.S. carriers released what...
  • Woman strip-searched after Frontier Airlines flight settles lawsuit

    Woman strip-searched after Frontier Airlines flight settles lawsuit
    A woman of Arab and Jewish descent who was strip-searched at a Detroit-area airport has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed on her behalf, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. The federal government will give Shoshana Hebshi $40,000 as...