Refusal to turn off a cellphone got actor Alec Baldwin kicked off plane on Tuesday. American Airlines, which did the deed, noted his disruptive behavior. Others say there's a reason for the protocol on shutting off 'electronic devices.'
Workers at Michael's Wholesale Furniture Distributors in Plymouth, Mass. found a three-pound piece of metal lying on the floor Thursday, below a gaping hole in the roof. The FAA says that it does not seem to have come from an airplane? Was it space junk?
Chevy Volt batteries catch fire after government crash tests, but no reports of fires from any Chevy Volt in a highway crash.
An Arizona plane carrying three children on their way home for Thanksgiving crashed leaving no sign of survivors.
Thanksgiving Day is one of America's most cherished holidays, yet the 24 hours before the celebration begins seem to create the biggest challenges. Will you get to your destination safely? Will you be on time? It's no surprise that Americans encounter snags. Some 42.5 million people will be traveling more than 50 miles this year to their Thanksgiving destinations, according to AAA, a 4 percent increase over last year. Here are three methods to help you plan ahead and avoid travel delays:
Airlines can be fined $27,500 per passenger for flights that sit on the tarmac for more than three hours. But critics say enforcement has been too soft. The JetBlue delay could be a test.
NYC helicopter crash into the East River killed one passenger and injured three others. Investigators are still trying to determine why the helicopter went down shortly after takeoff from a riverbank heliport.
The NYPD chief says his department can shoot down an airliner in an emergency. But terrorism experts wonder who would give the police that authority.
Congress made a deal to avoid an FAA shutdown. The next deadlines involving spending and government debt will be harder.
Air show officials are hoping that any public backlash following the tragic air crash at the Reno Air Races, in which 10 people were killed, does not extend to their industry's scripted entertainment.