Flight Diverted

A new American Airlines 737-800 aircraft featuring a new paint job with the company’s new logo sits at a gate at O'Hare Airport on January 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Boston-To-Los Angeles Flight Diverted To O’Hare After Weather Delays

American 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.

02/09/2015

United Airlines Flight 1218 returned to O'Hare International Airport about an hour after takeoff, after reports of passengers becoming ill. (Credit: CBS)

Flight To Denver Returns To O’Hare After Passengers Become Ill

United Airlines representatives said said a pressurization issue caused some crew and passengers on Flight 1218 to Denver to experience discomfort. Five crew members and two passengers complained of ear pain, but none needed to go to the hospital.

02/03/2015

The emergency slide on board a United Airlines flight inflated inside the cabin while headed from Chicago to Orange County, California. The flight was diverted to Wichita. (Credit: Twitter/Mike Schroeder)

Emergency Slide Inflates Inside Flight From Chicago To California

The rear emergency slide opened in the cabin of United flight 1463 after it left O’Hare International Airport late Sunday night. None of the 96 passengers or 5 crew members were injured.

06/30/2014

A Southwest Airlines jet (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Man Who Tried To Open Door Prompts Southwest To Divert Flight

The captain of the Chicago-to-Sacramento flight landed on Eppley Airfield to “have an unruly passenger removed” before continuing on to Sacramento, the airlines said in a statement.

04/14/2014

American Airlines (Photo by  Spike Call/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

American Airlines Flight From Chicago Diverted To St. Louis

An American Airlines plane en route from O’Hare International Airport to Dallas made an emergency landing Monday morning in St. Louis after a pilot became ill.

10/01/2012

Denver police and an FBI agent escort Marcus Covington off a JetBlue flight from New York to L.A., after Covington allegedly fondled a pregnant woman, and refused a flight attendant's request to stay seated. (Photo courtesy: Yoram Kohanzadeh)

Chicago Man Accused Of Groping Pregnant Woman On JetBlue Flight

A Chicago man was facing federal charges on Tuesday, after allegedly groping a pregnant woman, spitting on police, and threatening a flight attendant on board a JetBlue flight from New York to Los Angeles.

08/21/2012

A Jet Blue flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, N.Y., on March 12, 2012, due to a bomb threat. Authorities later determined the threat was not genuine and was tied to a domestic dispute, and the flight was cleared to resume to Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Flight To Chicago Diverted Over Bomb Threat Hoax

A flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, N.Y., Monday morning, after authorities received a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax tied to a domestic dispute.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Saleh Ali Alramakh, 21, appeared in a Cleveland courthouse on July 12, 2011, to plead not guilty to seven counts of aggravated menacing after allegedly disrupting a Chicago-to-Germany flight, forcing an emergency landing in Cleveland on July 8, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Bond Set At $1 Million For Passenger Who Disrupted Flight

Bond was set at $1 million on Tuesday for a United passenger who authorities say caused a disturbance on Chicago-to-Germany flight last week.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

United Airlines Plane

Threat Forces United Flight To Divert To Chicago

A United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt, Germany, has been diverted to Chicago after a threat was found in a bathroom.

07/10/2011

Continental Flight

Terror-Filled Flight To Chicago Diverted To St. Louis

A flight from Houston to Chicago was diverted to St. Louis on Sunday after an unruly passenger tried to open a plane door during the flight.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2011