From The Department Of
Time lost by travelers on flight delays at Chicago's O'Hare
International Airport will be cut by 20 percent before the end of
the year under an agreement reached between negotiators for the US
Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) and airlines, Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta
From Spirit Airlines...
Spirit Airlines is pleased with any initiative that reduces
congestion at O'Hare International Airport. We have been working
closely with the FAA and in fact voluntarily changed our flight
times on 28 percent of our flights to assist in the management of
arrivals at the airport.
Air traffic controllers in Chicago Wednesday said they accept
the announced flight restrictions at O'Hare International Airport
in the interest of safety, but urged the Federal Aviation
Administration to pay as much attention to the rapidly
deteriorating staffing situation at the major Chicago air traffic
control facilities as the agency has in addressing the problem of
Who watches those who watch? More to the point, who watches
those who steal the watch?
A security guard at London's Gatwick Airport will spend the next 18
months behind bars after he was convicted of using the X-Ray
screening machine to spot precious loot in passengers' luggage.
Baby Born On Transatlantic Flight, Mom May Get Big Bill
Aren't pregnant women supposed to avoid air travel in the final
weeks before they deliver? Well, a Jordanian woman apparently
wasn't quite honest when asked how far along she was. She said she
was in her 27th week of pregnancy. Still, flying from Amsterdam to
Chicago Tuesday, she went into labor.