aviation

United Airlines struggles with computer problems

(AP) — United Airlines is having major computer problems that are affecting its operations at airports, and its website. The airline will only say that it has a “network outage.” Its main website, United.com, is […]

08/28/2012

Smoking news copter emergency lands in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Southern California news helicopter with a smoking engine had to make an emergency landing in an empty parking lot in Hollywood. The Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement […]

08/28/2012

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies at 82

CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a quiet self-described nerdy engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step on to the moon. The […]

08/25/2012

JetBlue pilot has psychotic episode in prison

(AP) – A federal judge says the JetBlue pilot who disrupted a cross-country flight by running through the plane and yelling has had a psychotic episode in prison. Clayton Osbon was found not guilty by […]

08/08/2012

US seeks $162M in fines against American Air

(AP) – Federal safety regulators are seeking up to $162.4 million in fines against American Airlines and its affiliates for alleged violations of U.S. safety standards going back several years. Many of the investigations had […]

08/07/2012

Why Mars again? A look at NASA's latest venture

(AP) – NASA’s new robot rover named Curiosity landed safely late Sunday in a huge crater near the equator of Mars and will soon begin its scientific studies. This marks NASA’s eighth landing on the […]

08/06/2012

Suspicious package briefly closes part of O'Hare

(AP) – Operations have resumed at a terminal at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after a portion of it was closed briefly while security personnel investigated a suspicious package. City Aviation spokeswoman Karen Pride says the […]

08/02/2012

United Airlines settles lawsuit over skycaps' tips

(AP) – United Airlines has settled a lawsuit alleging that companies it contracted to provide skycaps at airports around the country paid them less than minimum wage while not allowing them to keep all of […]

07/10/2012

Spirit jet diverts to Houston with unruly traveler

(AP) – Police say an 86-year-old partially blind man who cannot speak English became unruly onboard a Spirit Airlines flight to Florida, compelling the pilot to divert to Houston. Spirit Airlines says Flight 310 from […]

07/09/2012

Unmanned aircraft rules

(AP) – A trade group for drone aircraft manufacturers and operators is releasing the industry’s first “code of conduct,” partly in response to growing privacy concerns as the industry expands into civilian aviation. The Association […]

07/03/2012

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