Airline Passenger Cracks Joke About Opening Exit Door In Flight, Cops Show Up At O'Hare GateChicago police say they were informed around 6 p.m. Sunday about a "disturbance" aboard American Airlines Flight 1146.
Chicago-Bound American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Sioux FallsAn American Eagle flight bound for Chicago was forced to make an emergency landing at Sioux Falls Regional Airport within 20 minutes of taking off from the facility.
Chicago-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Vegas After Bird StrikeOfficials say an American Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago landed safely after a bird strike forced it to return to the Sin City airport.
American Airlines Fixes Computer Glitch, After Major Delays For O'Hare, Dallas, MiamiA computer problem forced American to halt all flights headed to O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and Miami International Airport around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The airline said it had fixed the problem by 1:15 p.m.
Part Of Kansas City Airport Evacuated After Disturbance On Chicago FlightA portion of Kansas City's airport was evacuated after a passenger on a flight from Chicago caused some sort of disturbance.
Chicago-Bound American Airlines Plane Slides Deployed At DFW AirportEmergency slides were deployed from an American Airlines plane to evacuate more than 140 passengers and crew while parked at DFW Airport.
Boston-To-Los Angeles Flight Diverted To O'Hare After Weather DelaysAmerican Airlines flight No. 223, scheduled to depart Boston at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, was delayed due to weather and did not leave for Los Angeles until 10:52 p.m. Before the flight completed its trip, it landed at O’Hare shortly after midnight, because the flight’s first officer had exceeded his allotted work time.
East Coast Blizzard Stranding Many Travelers At O'Hare, MidwayThousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
Cold Impedes Fueling For Some Jets At O'HareUnderground fuel lines were having issues because of the icy weather, so American Airlines was using tanker trucks to service some regional jets.
RTA Sues American Airlines For Dodging TaxesThe agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago is suing American Airlines for falsely claiming to buy "vast amounts of jet fuel" from a small office in a rural community to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes in the nation's third-largest city, where the actual work is done.
Flight From Chicago To Kansas City Searched After Bomb ThreatJoe McBride, a spokesman for the Kansas City Aviation Department, said Friday that someone made a comment about a bomb, although it wasn't clear if it was one of the 67 passengers on Flight 4222 Thursday night or if it was phoned in.
Violent Passenger Forces Flight From Chicago To London To Make Emergency LandingThe Royal Canadian Mounted Police say an American Airlines flight from Chicago to London had to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland because there was an intoxicated, violent passenger on board.