The Chicago Department of Aviation's Airport Noise Management System recently revealed that noise complaints near the international airport are at an all time high. An official report cites that 63 percent of the 39,000 complaints in January came from just six addresses.
The logistics involved in maintaining the constant flow of machinery in and around an airport is a thing of modern beauty. Add in a breathtaking mountain backdrop lined with a golden sun and Salt Lake City International Airport is basically an highly choreographed work of art.
England's Bath Bus Company began shuttling customers from the city of Bath to Bristol Airport 19 miles away on Thursday, using a 40-seat bus that is powered by human waste and food scraps. The bus is the first of its kind in the U.K. and can run up to 300 kilometers (186 miles) on a tank.
The nation's third-largest airport, LAX, is in the midst of a renovation project called "LAneXt," that will last the next few years. The last major renovation for the airport happened before the Summer Olympics 30 years ago, and officials say this multi-billion dollar project will be painful.
Icy conditions on the runway at Hopkins International Airport caused a United Airlines 737 to slide off the runway this morning, according to news reports.
Hurricane/Snor'Eastercane/Superstorm Sandy ruined thousands upon thousands of cars on the East Coast in a matter of days. So where do you put all of these now ruined rides?
Imagine you're at an international airport, laden with bags, and ready to throw them into a commodious trunk so that you can relax in the relative comfort of the cab's backseat.
On a recent trip to the airport rental counter I marveled at the ability of the Avis/Budget representative to make me feel like a criminal, a moron, and an irresponsible lout gambling with my life all in the space of about eight minutes. Welcome to modern car rental.
The video of two car guys exploring an empty Dallas airport exploded on the web after we posted it here yesterday, with many wondering if the video was real. Jalopnik spoke with the film's two creators last night to get the inside story of how — and why — they did it.
These police officers at the Cork Airport in Ireland have it all wrong. First they let 37-year-old Edmond Stapleton steal their SUV at knife-point, and then they let him chase them around the airport. Quick, someone cue up the Benny Hill Music.
A suicide bombing at Russia's Domodedovo Airport in Moscow's claimed the lives of 35 people, with 130 more injured. This graphic video from inside the international terminal where the blast occurred shows smoke, fire, and piles of wounded people.
A man accidentally brought his loaded .40 caliber gun onto an airplane. He didn't know he had it. Neither did the TSA, who completely missed it during its scan and allowed that plane to fly. Apparently, this happens a lot.
SNL wasted no time spoofing the TSA—and its controversial pat-downs—tonight when it aired a retro spoof ad that likened an unwanted physical experience at the airport to a purchased night with a hot female escort. The video, inside.
An alleged carjacker crashed through the fence at Dallas Love Field airport moments ago, pursued by police while on only three wheels. The video's pretty amazing and the just-apprehended driver is amazingly toast.
"No, it was a left turn at Albuquerque." "I said right." "Hello? Tower? Where do we go once this light turns green?" (An Airbus 380 crosses an aircraft-only autobahn bridge at the Leipzig airport.) [Stern.de]
An intoxicated driver launched her Chevy Impala, Dukes Of Hazzard-style, over a toll booth as she left the Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport yesterday. The car clipped the toll booth but both the operator and driver escaped without serious injury.
"Daddy, what's that?" "That's an airplane, son. You want to tell it what to do?" "Yay!" That's it. We're never getting on a plane again. [MSNBC]
My mom's flying in today for her first visit ever to New York. Since there'll be a foot of snow, and my press car doesn't have snow tires, she'll have to take a taxi. Here's the note I sent her.
According to Oakland County Airport officials, Wayne Newton left his $2 million plane at their airport three years ago and now they want him to take it back because it's all moldy and gross.
Don't want the
debauchery trade conference to wait while you sit around for 30 minutes in the notorious taxi line at Las Vegas's McCarran Airport? Twitter to the rescue.