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Chicago O'Hare Airport Workers Vote To Strike, Just In Time For Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel

Travelers making their way through Chicago O’Hare International Airport this Thanksgiving may be in for some extra disturbances. About 500 airport w...

American Airlines Engine Pieces Flew Half Mile In Fire At Chicago's O'Hare

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.01.2016 | Travel

Oct 29 - An American Airlines jet engine that failed seconds before takeoff in a fiery runway accident at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport f...

Plane Catches Fire At Chicago's O'Hare Airport

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.28.2016 | Crime

A plane caught fire on the tarmac of Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday afternoon, sending panicked passengers fleeing for the exits and...

5 of the World's Easiest Airports to Get to

CheapTickets | Posted 10.22.2016 | Travel

With so many factors constantly threatening to throw off your itinerary when you travel, the last thing you need is an added uncertainty surrounding your arrival to the airport. These airports and transit systems make it easy for the traveler needing to get from the airport to the city center cheap and fast.

Major U.S. Airport Unveils New Room For Yoga, Meditation

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 12.11.2013 | Chicago

Air travel rarely inspires thoughts of relaxation and calm, particularly during the holiday season, but one major U.S. airport is joining a growing li...

Airport Guide: Chicago O'Hare

George Hobica | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

In 2012, O'Hare was the fifth busiest airport in the world. That's a lot of people coming from and going to a lot of places. Coming in for a landing? You'll want a guide to help you get in, around and out.

Kicked Out Of An Airport Taxi Cab...For A Kiss?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Chicago-based gay couple is crying foul after allegedly being ejected from a taxi cab onto a busy expressway after a quick kiss. Steven White an...

Airport Survey Reveals Workers, Passengers Demand Fresher Food

Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel

A new survey by Unite Here Local 1, which represents more than 1,100 cooks, servers, bartenders and baristas at Chicago's O'Hare airport, reveals that...

O'Hare 'Minute Suites' Can't Be Used As Sexy Romp Rooms

Posted 02.06.2013 | Chicago

Travel-weary passengers wanting to kick back and nap at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport now have a space to do so — as long as napping is all...

Video Ads On Public-Bathroom Mirrors (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business

Public-bathroom mirrors now play electronic ads as you wash, primp, brush -- and bemoan no end to product bombardment. The LED mirrors by Novo Ad ...

Airport Workers Fight For Job Security

Posted 02.28.2012 | Chicago

Hundreds of workers from Chicago's Midway and O'Hare airports will descend on City Hall Wednesday morning to attend a City Council meeting on the turn...

Vietnam-Era Incendiary Device Discovered In Package At O'Hare

Posted 01.07.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Customs and Border Protection officers last week discovered a live military incendiary device dated to be from the Vietnam era in a Japan-boun...

Package Explodes At O'Hare, Injures Baggage Handler

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago

A package exploded at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Tuesday, causing minor injuries to a baggage handler. An FBI official told ABC Chicag...

WATCH: O'Hare's New Aeroponic Vegetable Garden Will Supply Airport Restaurants

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

No more complaining about the poor quality of airport food--at least not in Chicago's biggest travel hub. The opening of the first in-airport vertical...

Dangerous Beetle Intercepted At O'Hare

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

A beetle ranked among "one of the top 100 most feared pests in the world" was recently found in a bag of rice and intercepted at the O'Hare Airport be...

The Future of LAX: How World Class Cities Connect Airports to Transit

David Murphy | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles
David Murphy

Want to take public transportation to LAX? Good luck.

Clout-Heavy Concessionaire Who Lost O'Hare Contract Sues City

Posted 10.05.2011 | Chicago

Though the two-year-long battle over the lucrative O'Hare International Airport terminal concessions contract appeared to come to an end last week whe...

Two Planes Collide On Tarmac At Chicago Airport

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (Associated Press) -- Two Delta Airlines aircraft have collided on the tarmac at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Delta spokeswoman ...

Chicago Airfares Are Heading Rapidly Skyward

Posted 09.27.2011 | Chicago

Already home to the perpetually highest gas prices in the nation, Chicago's airfares are also moving in an upward direction -- at a rate faster than a...

Thousands Still Without Power In Chicago Area Following Monday Storm

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

A powerful storm that lasted only minutes on Monday led to one of the most widespread power outages in Commonwealth Edison's history--and more than 10...

Thousands Without Power, Flights Delayed After Severe Storms Hammer Area

Posted 09.10.2011 | Chicago

A severe thunderstorm that hit the Chicagoland area Monday morning may have been short-lived, but it caused one of the biggest local power outages eve...

United Airlines Computer Problems Affect Flights Nationwide

Posted 08.17.2011 | Travel

By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO - It could take several days for thousands of stranded travelers to get home after a United Airlines...

O'Hare Radiation Detectors Go Off After Flight From Japan Lands In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Radiation detectors were activated at O'Hare Airport Wednesday after several planes from Tokyo landed in Chicago. In the last 24 hours, five or six...

Know-Before-You-Go Series: Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Dan Gellert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dan Gellert

Let's take a look at the Windy City's busiest airport. I'll provide a top-line summary on the good, the bad and the ugly of this large airport hub.

PHOTOS: Chicago Digs Out After Third Biggest Snow Storm EVER

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The 20.2 inches of snow that fell by midday in Chicago made the storm the city's third-largest on record, with still more coming down. The storm was,...