| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
People Express will not resume service next week as it had planned and has no fixed date to do so, chief executive officer Jeffrey Erickson said Thursday.
People Express was grounded Sept. 26 when the second of two planes it hired Nevada-based Vision...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:55 AM
While it flew, People Express was an economic boon for the area, the Peninsula Airport Commission's executive director and chairman have been saying in recent days, as they wait to see if the start-up airline they subsidized can relaunch itself.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Domestic airlines in August were tardier than last year, and carriers with a big presence in the Chicago region ranked below average, according to new numbers released Thursday from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
And, as usual in recent months,...
| Oct 10, 2014
An airline has no federally mandated obligation to compensate a passenger whose flight is canceled because of mechanical problems.
In that respect, Michael and Ida Schnipper of Unionville were fortunate last September when they received two travel...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with lying to investigators in the days after the deadly blasts last year did not say he had been too intoxicated on marijuana to remember his actions, an official who interviewed him testified on...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:53 PM
If you were trapped at an airport in Memphis or Miami or somewhere a week ago, we trust you finally got home to Chicago. A little worse for wear, though. As you know too well, thousands of people were disrupted when a contract worker allegedly sabotaged a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:54 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:19 PM
O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Passengers have experienced a series of delays and cancellations by People Express after one of its planes was damaged by a vendor's truck -- leaving the company with only one plane.
The accident occurred Sept. 19 in Newport News and has impacted...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:29 AM
Police officers who run a notorious speed trap in north central Florida have confirmed what frustrated motorists have suspected for more than 50 years.
Five police told a Waldo city council meeting late on Tuesday that officers work under a quota to...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....