U.S. Airlines Fined $1.2 Million

Original Story by Lee Ferrera The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined US Airways $1.2 million for failing to provide adequate wheelchair assistance to passengers in Philadelphia and Charlotte, N.C. The fine is one of the largest ever assessed by DOT in...

Jet Slides Off Tarmac At O’Hare In Chicago

. 11/06/13 11:29 AM ET EST via Huffingtonpost.com CHICAGO — CHICAGO (AP) — An American Eagle jet that landed safely at a Chicago airport rolled nose-first off the tarmac and onto a grassy area as the pilot tried to taxi to the terminal. Authorities say no one...

Two Flights Sustained Engine Damage from Bird Strikes

. By Simon Hradecky, created Friday, Nov 1st 2013 via The Aviation Herald A Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N597HA performing flight HA-20 from Honolulu,HI to Sacramento,CA (USA), was on approach to Sacramento when one of the engines (CF6) ingested...

3 Killed in Small Plane Crash

By: Associated Press via StarTribune CALEDONIA, Minn. — A small plane crashed into a field in southeastern Minnesota on Friday, killing three people and critically injuring a fourth, authorities said. A farmer reported a possible plane in the field to Sheriff Doug Ely...