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DePaul Expert: Jet Hacker May Help Improve Air Safety

(CBS) — A computer hacker told the FBI he took control of a jetliner’s engines not long after he departed a flight that passed through Chicago. Is he just bragging? Or has he exposed a […]

05/18/2015

German and Spanish police officers pay tribute for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash at a memorial in Le Vernet on March 27, 2015. The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said amid reports he was severely depressed. (AFP/Getty Images/BORIS HORVAT)

Experts: Pilots Reluctant To Disclose Mental Illness

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot takes a look at the stigma surrounding mental health in the airline industry.

03/27/2015

Edward Holda  says he was stuck sitting to this service animal during a flight, even though he warned airline officials he was allergic. (Ed Holda)

2 Investigators: Pets, Allergic Humans Don’t Mix On Airliners

Bad reactions to dogs and other pets on planes can be severe. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

09/15/2014

A US government official with the State Department's Passport Services reaches for a new blank US Passport. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

When Is The Best Time To Get The Cheapest Flights? Experts Crunch The Data

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reviews the specially conducted research.

02/01/2013

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Jurors Find Aurora Man Guilty Of Groping Woman On Flight From Vegas

A serial groper from Aurora has been convicted for a third time of touching a dozing woman on an airline flight.

12/13/2012

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Feds: Man Had Unwanted Sexual Contact With Airline Passenger

A registered sex offender facing federal charges of having sexual contact with a sleeping passenger on an airliner was in the U.S. on an expired visa, according to investigators.

11/10/2011