Riding the rails: It's the only way to fly
Published on Jun 22nd, 2011
20 comments Nobody brings rail closer to the airplanes than Reagan National and Metro. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER It's late afternoon, and I'm standing inside New York's JFK airport with over a dozen of my favorite...
American offers CHO-Chi Town nonstop service
Published on Mar 14th, 2011
4 comments Getting to the Windy City from Charlottesville soon will become more of a breeze. American Airlines announced Monday that its regional carrier, American Eagle, will be making two nonstop round-trip...
Fear factor: Jumbo jet turns over Scott Stadium
Published on Sep 15th, 2009
52 comments And then it headed off to CHO. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Some UVA football spectators felt fear pangs Saturday when a low-flying jumbo jet appeared over the field. The craft's large size, slow speed,...
Chief's 747 at CHO? No.
Published on Sep 2nd, 2009
18 comments A Hook reader living in the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport flight path on Gentry Lane thought he saw a 747 coming over Wednesday morning September 2– with a light blue paint scheme like Air...
Alternate arrangements
Published on Jul 2nd, 2009
2 comments This is how it looked in the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) on June 11 when a Delta flight to Atlanta was canceled and these passengers were offered alternate travel arrangements.