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Over 1,100 Flights Canceled At Chicago Airports

AP | Posted 05.14.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — About 1,120 flights were canceled Tuesday at Chicago's two major airports after an electrical problem sent smoke into a regional rada...

Train Operator Reportedly Worked 69 Hours Before Derailment

AP | Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — A union for Chicago Transit Authority drivers says the operator of the train that crashed at O'Hare International Airport worked 69 h...

Arrival And Departure Rankings Trouble Chicago Airports

AP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's two international airports landed at the bottom of the U.S. Transportation Department's ranking of on-time arrival and depa...

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...

Spend Your Layover In O'Hare At The Spa

AP | Posted 12.24.2013 | Travel

CHICAGO (AP) — Air travelers might actually want to get stranded at O'Hare International Airport now that the Chicago airport has its first spa. ...

New Runway Will Start Easing Delays At O'Hare

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 10.17.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — Ten years into its $8 billion airfield overhaul, O'Hare International Airport is opening a second new runway that official...

Tires Pop On Jet Landing At O'Hare, Nobody Injured

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Two tires of an American Airlines jet popped when the aircraft landed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. American spokeswoman Mary...

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 06.03.2013 | Gay 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...

Airfield Lighting Outage Closed 4 Of O'Hare's 7 Runways

AP | Posted 04.12.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- An airfield lighting outage has forced the shutdown of more than half of the runways at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, delaying fl...

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...

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At O'Hare, Midway

AP | Posted 02.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — About 1,000 flights have been canceled as a winter storm bears down on the Midwest. The bulk of the flights are at Chicago's O'Hare a...

Goats At O'Hare? Airport Trying Out Pilot Program

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Department of Aviation is looking for a few good goats. Amy Malick is the department's point person for sustainability, and sh...

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...

Man Arrested On Terrorism Charges At Chicago Airport

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 03.24.2012 | Chicago

AURORA, Colo. — The FBI arrested a refugee from Uzbekistan at Chicago's O'Hare airport on charges that he planned to travel overseas to fight fo...

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...