Chicago, IL A Chicago Transit Authority train has derailed and crashed into a platform at O’Hare International Airport, ORD, injuring at least 32.  The incident happened Monday mooring at about 2:50 am, central time. The eight-car train then jumped a barricade and was lodged up onto an escalator.  None of the...
Boeing and inspectors have discovered micro-cracks on some Boeing 787-800 and 900 Dreamliners in shear-ties of wing ribs at its assembly plants in Washington state and in South Carolina.  Despite the discovery and repair needed, Boeing said it does not expect any delays of the 110 Dreamliner due for...
Philadelphia, PA Passengers aboard a US Airways flight were forced to evacuate their plane after the nose gear collapsed while attempting an emergency landing at the Philadelphia International Airport. The Airbus 320 was traveling from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale on Thursday when one of the landing gear tires blew during takeoff...
Recently United Airlines began cracking down on passengers attempting to bring oversized carry-on bags on airplanes, a move anticipated by some to be a money grab or annoyance to the traveling public. United, however, has seen some unexpected support, from travelers. According to recent studies, nearly half of all passengers...
This winter schools, businesses, and government offices to close due to winter storms, but air travel has been hit the hardest, with 75,000 flights canceled this winter leaving a record 640,000 passengers stuck somewhere for at least 12 hours. Above is a map by NOAA which shows snow in 49...
Denver, CO - United, Southwest, and Frontier may benefit from a 20% increased interest in flights to Denver since the state legalized recreational marijuana, which when into effect at the start of the year. Each of those airlines has a hub at Denver or operate a large number of flights...
Hey Germ-a-phone, you'll want to pay attention. Here's a list of the dirtiest places on airplanes and in airports. Charles Gerba, the University of Arizona microbiology professor who is also known as "Dr. Germ" has compiled the list toting his swab kits onto numerous flights across the U.S. On an...
A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 767-300 with 315 people on board had to make an emergency landing early Sunday morning injuring 29, 11 were taken to the hospital, three in serious condition. The flight, SV-2841, was en route from Mashhad in Iran to Medina, Saudi Arabia when the crew...
New York-based JetBlue airlines have ranked as the worst airline for on-time performance during the busy holiday periods while Hawaiian Airlines had the best on-time performance.         Statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the two busiest travel periods of the year, Thanksgiving and from Christmas to New Years have...
According to a memo that was leaked to TFNJ, the merger team made up of American and US Airway plans to layoff workers at two Hubs. In the memo, it laid out a plan to reduce the workforce by 4,000 in a series of "reorganization of resources" actions but did...