What we’re reading: Passenger tries to escape from plane, Chicago terminal overhaul, Golden Nugget sues over dessert?

by Stephanus Surjaputra on October 18, 2012

Passenger tries to escape from plane during landing in SLC

As Delta flight 1215 was landing at Salt Lake City, a Ukrainian man tried to open the rear door to escape.

“The look in his eyes was very different, it wasn’t drunk or stoned but yet the look in his eyes was very cold and very distant,” said [passenger Doug] Anderson.

According to the FBI, Anatoliy Baranovich thought the plane’s wing was on fire, and was opening the door to escape. He actually got a portion of the door system open before it jammed and passengers wrestled him to the ground.

Chicago O’Hare’s terminal 5 to undergo major overhaul

Chicago O’Hare’s terminal 5 will undergo a major makeover, including new dining and retail shops and passenger amenities throughout.

Scheduled for completion in fall 2013, the redevelopment will feature world-class dining and retail post-security – including many Chicago-based restaurants and brands – cutting edge design, and a re-engineered layout that enhances the traveler experience and maximizes revenues.

Dessert name prompts lawsuit from Golden Nugget parent

The parent company of the Las Vegas Golden Nugget is suing the parent company of Longhorn Steakhouse for having a dessert with the same name as the casino hotel.

Restaurant company Landry’s Inc., which owns the hotel-casinos on Fremont Street and in Laughlin, sued Longhorn in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas on Tuesday for poaching the trademarked Golden Nugget name.

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