Passengers outside the United Terminal at O'Hare Airport. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thanksgiving Travelers Get Out Of Town Ahead Of East Coast Storm

Several major airlines say you might want to skip flying tomorrow, if you’re heading east. In fact, they’ll let you change plans without penalty.



How To Fit Everything Under The Seat

Avoid paying a carry-on fee by following these helpful tips.



United Flight Forced to Land in Chicago After ‘Knee Defender’ Sparks Altercation

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Thanks to a little gadget called the Knee Defender, the friendly skies just got a little less, well, friendly. United Flight 1462 traveling from Newark to Denver was forced to land in Chicago […]



What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.



The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.



Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.


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Naperville Mom Wants Airline Safeguards Against Peanut Allergies

A Naperville woman whose daughter has life-threatening nut allergies is off the ground on her mission to reform airline food policies.


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United Airlines Rolls Out New Perk At O’Hare For Frequent Flyers

It’s a long walk from Gate C-32 to Gate B-1 at O’Hare International Airport, but starting now, some United passengers catching connections at O’Hare will not have to walk.


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United At Bottom Of Airlines In Customer Ratings

In an industry that consistently gets low marks among consumers, Chicago-based United Airlines ranks last among major carriers, according to data released on Tuesday.


United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

Failure In Congress Means Windfall For Airlines; Could Delay O’Hare Expansion

Some budget wrangling in Congress means a big windfall for U.S. airlines, but don’t expect the airlines to pass any of the savings on to you.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Deal Reached Between Airlines, City At O’Hare

A partial agreement has been reached in the long-running dispute between the City of Chicago and two major airlines over the O’Hare expansion project.


O'Hare International Airport

Durbin, Kirk Hope For Agreement On O’Hare Expansion

A delay in the lawsuit involving the O’Hare Modernization Program is being hailed by the two U.S. senators from Illinois.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

Mayor Richard Daley. (CBS)

Daley, Airline CEOs To Meet In Washington

Former U.S. Rep. Ray LaHood, who now serves as President Barack Obama’s transportation secretary, is stepping in to mediate the ongoing feud between Mayor Richard M. Daley and two major airlines.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

City Delays Bonds For O’Hare Expansion

A lawsuit by the airlines is clipping the wings of the city’s plans to expand O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Airfares On The Rise As Fuel Prices Soar

Airfares are on the rise in Chicago and across the country, as fuel prices are hitting their highest level ever for this time of year.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

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Family Files Suit Following Baggage Handler’s Death

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed today in Cook County against Boeing, CAV International and a third company in the death of a Chicago area baggage handler.