Aviation News

January 16, 2013

US Customs Finds 18 Human Heads At Chicago’s O’Hare Airport



Human heads held up by US customs at Chicago airport (via AFP)

Officials scrambled Tuesday to get 18 human heads off to their final destination, a crematorium, after they were seized by US customs inspectors before Christmas at Chicago’s main O’Hare airport. The heads, each tagged with a name plus place and cause of death, had originated in the United States for…




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Overbooking, Bumping, Removal, Regional Airlines, and Your Rights

After United appeared in the news for the "dragging" removal of a passenger, many are asking what bumping, overbooking and passenger rights are.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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American Airlines Launches First Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

After a water cannon salute at 7:30 AM, the new jet with its quiet engines spooled up and we rocketed out of Dallas-Ft. Worth on our way to Chicago.
by Justin Cederholm
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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos, Part Two: Chicago’s Midway and O’Hare

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: the Chicago airports of Midway and O'Hare.
by John F. Ciesla
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The Cessna Citation II (N6763L) was destroyed aft of the cockpit. (Photo by Alfred Langley via WSPA)

US Customs Jet Destroyed By A Deer

A Cessna business jet owned by United States Customs and Border Protection was destroyed when it hit a deer while landing in South Carolina.
by admin
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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)

Onboard United’s First Boeing 787 Passenger Flight

United Airlines on Sunday flew its first Boeing 787 revenue flight, from Houston to Chicago.
by Kevin Koske
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