- AAA: About 1.2M from Michigan to travel for Memorial Day Updated: May-19-16 5:20 am
DEARBORN, Michigan - AAA says nearly 1.2 million people from Michigan are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
- Chicago aldermen, push to take airports from mayor's control Updated: May-17-16 10:43 pm
CHICAGO - Several Chicago aldermen are teaming with a union to push a plan to wrestle control of O'Hare and Midway international airports from the mayor's office.
- Illinois upgrading security for driver's licenses, ID cards Updated: May-17-16 4:53 pm
CHICAGO - Illinois will soon begin mailing more secure driver's licenses and ID cards to applicants as the state works to meet tighter federal security standards, officials said Tuesday.
- UK inflation falls for the first time since September Updated: May-17-16 5:26 am
LONDON - Official figures show that Britain's annual inflation rate dropped last month to 0.3 percent from 0.5 percent in March, as stores slashed prices on clothes amid cool temperatures and airlines cut fares after Easter holidays.
- Airlines report fewer delays, cancelations; complaints fall Updated: May-16-16 3:40 pm
Airlines canceled and delayed fewer flights in March and consumer complaints were down.
- Alaska, JetBlue top annual survey of North American airlines Updated: May-11-16 7:10 pm
Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways still rank highest in the annual J.D. Power survey of passengers on the nine largest North American airlines, and the firm says overall traveler satisfaction with the industry is at a 10-year high.
- Southwest flight makes emergency landing in San Jose Updated: May-09-16 4:54 pm
SAN JOSE, California - A Southwest Airlines flight has arrived safely at Mineta San Jose International Airport after the pilot asked to make an emergency landing there due to mechanical problems.
- Boeing innovations: Sometimes lucrative, sometimes a bust Updated: May-08-16 3:05 am
EVERETT, Washington - Austin Ballard steadied himself on a wooden ladder and threaded a cable capped with a tiny camera lens into a cylinder on one of the Boeing 247's engines. With his eyes on the display screen at his side, he guided the camera around the hollow space. He pushed a propeller blade, shifting the cylinder's piston, the Herald reported (http://bit.ly/1TeBNi1).
- Miami man accused of hacking frequent flyer accounts Updated: May-01-16 3:28 pm
MIAMI - Police say a Miami computer programmer hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles.
- Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws Updated: Apr-30-16 12:46 pm
GIBRALTAR - Gibraltar's authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain's southwestern tip to be included in the European Union's laws governing European aviation.
- Orlando-to-New York JetBlue pilot accused of flying drunk Updated: Apr-28-16 11:32 am
NEW YORK - A commercial pilot was under the influence of alcohol while flying a JetBlue airliner carrying 151 passengers last year from Orlando to New York City, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.