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FAA Flight Delays: O'Hare, Midway Flights Back On Track After Computer Glitch Caused Delays

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The FAA computer glitch has been resolved, though problems continue to ripple across the country from the nearly five hour computer outage. Ge...

O'Hare Delays: 50 More Flights Canceled (UPDATE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the entire Midwest recovers from a brutal snowstorm Thursday, flight patterns are returning to normal at Chicago's two major airports. . Four hund...

O'Hare, Midway Delays Among Country's Longest

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY WISNIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

But if you're waiting in Chicago, your wait could be a long one -- the average wait for a delayed flight at a Chicago airport was 65.7 minutes....

After Parking Meters, Five Other Public Assets Daley Could Sell

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After draining reserve funds generated by city asset sales, Mayor Daley has hitched Chicago's financial future to continuing the Great Chicago sell-of...

The Real Chicago Way

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Thomas Frank

When the entertainers of the right aren't declaring their disgust with Obama for groveling before foreign potentates, they're pretending he's an exemplar of what they call "the Chicago way."

Chicago Transit at a Crossroads

Aaron Renn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Aaron Renn

The CTA doomsday budget, even if it doesn't come to pass, has done a great service by showing the city the inevitable future. Service has been trending downward for decades.

Airports Eye Changes In Water Bottle Rules

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Wednesday, Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino used a so-called "Airports Going Green" conference to float an idea pioneered in Portland that ...

Midway Airport Privatization Approval Delayed By FAA

Crain's Chicago Business | John Pletz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Federal Aviation Administration's approval of the privatization of Midway Airport has been delayed because the new operator still is negotiating s...

Alderman To Daley: Restore Snow Plow Money

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fed up with snow-covered side streets and ice-packed intersections, an influential alderman demanded Thursday that Mayor Daley set aside $1 million ap...

Southwest's LaGuardia Bid Passes, Flights From Midway Still Uncertain

Crain's Chicago Business | John Pletz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Southwest Airlines won approval from a bankruptcy court Tuesday to buy ATA Airlines Inc.'s slots at LaGuardia International Airport in New York for $7...

Snow And Wind Cancel 50 O'Hare Flights

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Snowfall and blustery winds have caused the cancellation of more than 50 flights Monday morning at O'Hare International Airport. Delays at O'Hare are...

Airport Revenues Continue To Decline

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If only Thanksgiving came along every week, Chicago airports could lift the city through rough economic times. But airport-generated revenues are slu...

Privatizing Midway: Why In This Economy?

Chicago Reader | Ben Joravsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Midway Airport is arguably one of the city of Chicago's better-run operations, offering relatively affordable flights out of a facility that's clean, ...

Southwest Could Be Eying Midway-LaGuardia Flights

Crain's Chicago Business | John Pletz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Southwest Airlines Co. is trying to crack the New York market, the crown jewel of business travel, by making a bid to buy bankrupt ATA Airlines' slots...

City Looks To Lay Off 29 At Airports

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley's administration plans to eliminate the jobs of more than two dozen people who translate and answer questions for international vi...

Midway Beats O'Hare For On-Time Flights

ABC 7 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's O'Hare Airport did not fare well in a ranking of on-time statistics for the country's major airports. Of the 32 major U.S. airports, Midway...

Manicures And Vegan Food: Coming Soon To Chicago's Airports?

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Richard Rodriguez would like hungry passengers to have more choices of ethnic foods to buy while traveling through Chicago's airports. As the city's ...

Midway Airport Could Be Private By Yearend

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's $2.52-billion Midway Airport privatization deal is expected to win final clearance by yearend, the Federal Aviation Administration's top air...

City Council Approves Midway Airport Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE The City Council approved the 99-year, $2.5 Billion lease of Midway Airport 49-0 Wednesday. Aldermen are already divvying up the expected $1 ...

Midway Airport Privatized In $2.5 Billion Deal

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley says the city has reached a landmark agreement to privatize Midway Airport for $2.521 billion. The deal will net the city more th...

Southwest To Cut 22 Flights At Midway

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Southwest Airlines Co. is eliminating 22 flights from Midway Airport, the most cuts of any city, as it adjusts its winter flight schedule to offset th...