Airline pilots are supposed to be the ones we trust.
Federal prosecutors in Utah have charged a man from west suburban Geneva with sexually abusing a 3-year-old boy during a flight from Chicago to San Diego.
Could Mayor Rahm Emanuel be thinking about renaming Chicago’s airports, perhaps after President Barack Obama?
Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.
JetBlue and Southwest Airlines deliver the best customer experience in the U.S. airline industry, according to the 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual ranking of companies based on a survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers released Thursday.
For air travel in the U.S., 2014 brought soaring profits for airlines and turbulence for passengers.
A plane that reported having mechanical problems landed safely at O'Hare International Airport on Saturday afternoon, officials said.
Airline executives and airport operators usually have a cordial relationship, working hand in hand to keep travelers on the go.
Scary news if you are flying any time soon: Airport screening procedures to stop the spread of infectious diseases miss half to three-quarters of infected travelers who make it to their destinations, according to a new university study.
At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
Illinois is working on a plan to bring state driver's licenses up to federal security standards before new air travel restrictions kick in next year.
Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days.
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The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday.
You know who likes all the fees airlines charge? Customers do, one airline industry analyst contends, and he has an idea for a bunch of new ones.
An icy Niagara Falls drew a small but hardy stream of tourists Friday intent on witnessing the extraordinary crystalline spectacle, if only long enough to click some photos.
It all began with Lily, a 15-pound snowball of a French bulldog with the face of a tough guy and the personality of a princess.
Frontier Airlines, continuing its aggressive expansion in the Chicago market, in April will add four new flights from O'Hare International Airport, enlarging Chicago as its second-largest base while at least temporarily abandoning Midway Airport, where it has operated since the late 1990s.
To squeeze more profits from each plane, the airline industry in the last few years has begun to install extra rows of seats, leading to a crunch in legroom that has sparked tiffs and feuds among frustrated passengers.
Federal investigators say selfies were a likely factor in a small plane crash near Denver last year that killed two people.
Airlines in the U.S. canceled more than 5,000 flights Sunday and Monday because of Chicago's fifth-worst blizzard, according to FlightAware.com.
The storm in the Northeast wasn't as bad a predicted but it still is causing travel delays.
The ability to get work done on a computer or posting to Facebook while in flight is rapidly becoming a reality for American fliers.
Airlines canceled thousands of flights into and out of East Coast airports.
SkyMall, the company behind the ubiquitous in-flight catalogs known for kitschy items, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday following struggles to reach passengers who are now immersed in their smartphones and tablets.