Lizzie O'Leary reports on whether the new Boeing 787 everything it's cracked up to be?
United Airlines says a computer outage that caused the cancellation of nine flights and delayed 580 others was the result of an equipment failure.
A nearly 2½-hour computer problem Tuesday caused disruptions to passengers flying the world's largest airline.
Dick Sebion packed his carry-on bag and his golf clubs Wednesday morning and headed to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, excited about his trip to the Washington, D.C. area combining business with a little pleasure.
A lightning strike damaged runways at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on Thursday as a line of thunderstorms snarled power lines and air traffic in the Northeast.
Passengers on an American Eagle flight arriving at Chicago's O'Hare airport got an unexpected jolt Wednesday when the right wing of a Boeing 747 cargo plane taxiing for departure clipped the tail of the commuter plane.
A Colorado man arrested on terror charges made an initial appearance in court on Monday, the Justice Department said.
Google's Maps team has made fantastic advances in surveying and mapping seemingly every square inch of navigable ground on the planet. But for mobile users, those maps have always stopped just short of indoor spaces -- until now.
It's not the kind of weather map or travel intelligence you want to see on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
CNN's Carl Azuz considers how far our nation's Thanksgiving traditions have wandered.
American Eagle suffered a dubious distinction Monday, becoming the first airline to get fined for excessive tarmac delays, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Romance and flying rarely go together anymore, unless you fall in love 35,000 feet above ground and get engaged in-flight.
You're all packed and ready to go, but when you get to the airport, you find that your airplane isn't: Your flight is delayed.
Look at how the shares of young tech companies are doing these days, and you might think you've got a bad case of déjà vu.
An American Airlines flight arriving at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport deployed its emergency slides for passengers Friday afternoon after the landing gear and some tires caught fire, an FAA spokesman said.
Swift, severe thunderstorms killed a man in Michigan and wiped out power for hundreds of thousands in Illinois on Monday.
A storm hits southern Michigan, uprooting trees and damaging roofs. Affiliate WXMI reports.
Federal officials are investigating a "potential conflict" between two planes at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, which happened shortly after Vice President Joe Biden's plane landed.
Ron Connolly sometimes had to function on four hours of sleep or less when he worked as an air traffic controller. He remembers going to work exhausted and not getting enough rest between shifts, which sometimes ended and began on the same day.
More controllers asleep at the tower causes a management shuffle at the FAA. Jeanne Meserve reports.
Airports across the globe are doubling as hotels, reports CNN's Allan Chernoff.
You're at an airport late at night. The flight home has been canceled. Nearby hotels are all booked. What can you do?
A US Airways flight headed to Philadelphia made an unscheduled landing in Chicago on Saturday after two flight attendants complained of feeling sick, an airline spokeswoman said.
Your face may be about to get official corporate sponsorship.
Airlines canceled thousands of flights for a second day and began to regroup as a historic winter storm pushed from the upper Midwest to the Northeast on Wednesday.
A snowstorm sweeping much of the U.S. has passengers stranded at Boston Logan International Airport. WCVB reports.
An American Airlines 757 ran off a runway while landing Wednesday in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but none of the 181 passengers and crew members on board were injured, officials said.
Meteorologist Bonnie Schneider tells HLN's Robin Meade what it takes to cause this rare phenomenon.
Accompanied by unusually cold temperatures, snow fell late Saturday from Minnesota east to Virginia, prompting a series of warnings but few major headaches.
A family tried to sneak a dead man, propped up in a wheelchair, through airport security in New York. A couple had to be stopped while having sex in the corner of a Phoenix, Arizona, airport terminal. A man flying out of Chicago, Illinois, set a rat free, insisting he had to do this for religious purposes.
A system of ferocious storm cells is delaying flight travel at key airports. CNN's Chad Myers reports.
A system that was pushing ferocious storm cells in a track from Mississippi to the mid-Atlantic states brought reports of tornado sightings and delays at several large airports on Wednesday.
A Michigan man arrested at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Saturday after a loaded handgun was allegedly found in his carry-on bag has left jail after posting bond, a representative at the Cook County Jail said Sunday.
Authorities were investigating the deaths of seven dogs after an American Airlines flight to Chicago.
Severe overnight storms in the Chicago area caused power outages, flight cancellations and flooded homes and roadways.
Flight delays decreased 6 percent from 2007 to 2009, largely because airlines put fewer planes in the sky because of the recession, according to a study by the Government Accountability Office.
The next time you're tempted to skip a ball game because you're just sure you know what's going to happen, think back to this past Saturday. It will cure your hubris.
More air travelers may soon be scanning their smartphones instead of paper slips at airport gates.
Washington struggles to return to normal as Reagan National Airport remains closed.
Here we go again. Just as travel was getting back to normal after a monster snowstorm in the East that stranded airline passengers over the weekend, more snow is falling, and more frustration is expected at airports across the region.
CNN's Sarah Lee reports from Reagan International Airport, where jets are poised to fly between snowstorms.
Morgan Neill takes to the skies with frequent flyers on a mileage run.
Some people collect rubber bands. Some people collect paper clips. And then some people are like Randy Petersen, founder of FlyerTalk.com, an elite group of people obsessed with plane loyalty schemes. "We collect frequent flier miles," he explains. "And in the process we collect our dreams."
While East Coast travelers recovered Monday from a nor'easter that stranded thousands, a winter storm taking aim at the Midwest threatened to give travelers there a headache later in the week.
Travelers across the United States arrived en masse at airports, hit the roads and boarded trains Wednesday, a day before the Thanksgiving holiday.
It's all the rage to criticize the airlines. But we found some smart, practical initiatives that point the way to a better future.
Inspectors discovered 100-million-year-old heads of dinosaurs and a saber-toothed cat in mail. CNN's Josh Levs reports.
Fossilized bones of a saber-toothed cat and dinosaurs that may be 100 million years old are among "priceless" artifacts that the United States handed over to China in a ceremony Monday.
When good news for the travel industry is hard to come by, one upside of the economic downturn has been an increase in on-time flight arrivals and a fall in the number of cancellations.
For Jeffrey Winiarz, the only thing worse than a late arrival is an early one.
Hundreds of passengers lined up Thursday outside the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport after a computer outage delayed incoming and outgoing flights, the airline and witnesses said.
Identifying the world's finest airports is easy. Hong Kong International Airport, Singapore's Changi and Seoul's Incheon have topped the ranks of airport awards for the last decade.
CNN's Ayesha Durgahee examines what it takes to become Airport of the year in Hong Kong.
If you're traveling over the holidays, chances are you're not looking forward to spending time in a crowded, stressful airport. Faced with the prospect of long waits, deafening public-address systems, and indigestion, you may quickly lose that festive feeling.
Brand new runways are opening at three major airports Thursday, giving the aviation community something to cheer about in a year of dismal economic and travel news.
Someone got cut off. They bleeped their horn. You bleeped back. They gesticulated, you gesticulated.
Chicago authorities asked Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to issue a disaster declaration after rainfall Saturday in the Windy City broke a single-day record that had stood for more than two decades.
A house on stilts was severly damaged but remained standing after Hurricane Ike.
The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday it is investigating a near collision of airborne planes at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
A train operator apparently made two key errors in quick succession to cause a derailment that left passengers perched more than 20 feet above the ground and sent several to hospitals
The chief executive of American Airlines, which has grounded almost 2,500 flights over the past three days, accepted "full responsibility" Thursday for failing to meet government inspection standards.
American Airlines canceled 850 flights Wednesday -- more than one-third of its schedule -- as it spent a second straight day inspecting the wiring on some of its jets
American Airlines canceled about 200 flights on Wednesday so its crews can inspect some wire bundles aboard its MD-80 aircraft
Frigid temperatures cause a Minneapolis waterfall to freeze.
The snowy Midwest has brought trucking to a halt. KUSA's Thanh Truong reports.
The sights and sounds of intense winter storms that have much of the Midwest at a standstill.
Washington residents begin massive cleanup after floods cause major damage. CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports.
Millions of Americans are joining the bustle of Thanksgiving travelers on the eve of one of the nation's busiest travel days.
Screeners failed to find most of the fake bombs smuggled by plainclothes investigators through checkpoints at two major airports from late 2005 until last fall, the Transportation Security Administration said Thursday.
The worst flooding in almost a century forced hundreds of people from their homes in the upper Midwest, while more dangerous weather caused new misery and disruptions in the region Thursday.
Town dries as neighbor floods
A computer malfunction at United Airlines halted all departures systemwide for two hours Wednesday, causing delays that lingered throughout much of the day, the carrier said
If you've got your heart set on a holiday trip, time is running out.
Your business meeting ends early and you're ready to head home - but your flight doesn't leave for a while. It's happened to all of us, and it happened to me just the other week.
Golfing in Chicago is not for the timid. After all, this is the Windy City, the City of Big Shoulders, that toddlin' town. This is Al Capone's old stomping grounds.
A report of suspicious material aboard a United Airlines flight from New York to San Francisco led authorities to divert it and make an unscheduled stop in Chicago, police said Tuesday.
Airport security officials unveiled a new scanning device Thursday that can detect traces of substances used in making bombs.
Federal aviation officials, citing a huge increase in flight delays at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport that is affecting flights across the country, is summoning airlines to Washington in an effort to seek voluntary flight reductions at O'Hare.
Traffic at the nation's airports is rebounding, but the Transportation Department's inspector general cautioned Thursday that the improvement hasn't come without problems.
Low-cost airlines are now carrying almost half the passengers flying and regional jet service has grown 140 percent over the last two years, according to a report from the Department of Transportation Monday.
When you're grounded, what alternatives do you have to airport bars, newsstands and vending machines?
AN HOUR: The Brachiosaurus that spent decades greeting visitors at the Field Museum of Natural History was recently bumped to make room for Sue, a T. rex moving in this spring. In its new home in t...
Hotels are being built alongside or even perched atop airport terminals -- mostly because getting in and out of airports has become a trip in itself. The Denver airport slated to open 18 miles from...
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