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  • Drunken man may have posed as airport screener, patted down women

    Drunken man may have posed as airport screener, patted down women
    Authorities are investigating whether a drunken man posed as a security screener at San Francisco International Airport and directed women to a private area for pat-down searches before he was caught. The Transportation Security Administration and the...
  • Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare

     Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare
    In April, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood in the newly remodeled Terminal 5 at O'Hare International Airport, unveiling the sparkling gateway as the newest evidence of Chicago's global status. The project developer predicted international fliers would...
  • United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs

    
United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs
    United Airlines said on Monday it plans to outsource more than 630 union jobs at 12 U.S. airports in a cost-saving move. Affected positions include ticket and gate agents and baggage handlers at U.S. airports, including Salt Lake City; Charlotte,...
  • The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare

    The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare
    As an American Airlines DC-10 jet roared into the sky over O'Hare International Airport on this Friday afternoon, its left engine fell off. Flight 191, bound for Los Angeles at the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend, rolled over in the air and...
  • LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards

    LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards
    In a project designed to bring Los Angeles International Airport into compliance with federal safety standards, officials will spend about $200 million to expand and refurbish runway-buffer zones. The plan calls for enhancing safety areas at the ends...
  • Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport

    Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport
    A Southwest Airlines jet clipped a stationary JetBlue plane as it was pushing back from the gate at Logan International Airport in Boston on Monday, according to CBS Boston. The JetBlue plane was empty and although both aircrafts sustained minor...
  • Nine reported dead in assault on airport in Karachi, Pakistan

    Heavily armed attackers stormed the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, late Sunday night, prompting a gun battle that left at least five security personnel dead, officials said. Four of the attackers also died during an...
  • Attackers storm Pakistan airport, killing 13

    Ten heavily armed attackers stormed the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, late Sunday night, prompting an hours-long gun battle that left 13 people dead before the assailants were killed, officials said. Pakistani security...
  • Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe

    Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe
    Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself. Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
  • Air Canada operations moving for BWI renovations

    Air Canada operations moving for BWI renovations
    To make way for renovations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Air Canada operations will permanently shift terminals starting Tuesday morning. Running four round-trip flights a day from Baltimore to Toronto, Air Canada will...
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