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An unidentified soldier mans a machine gun on a military vehicle outside a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine. Scores of heavily-armed soldiers not displaying any idenifying insignia have taken up positions outside the base and parked several dozen vehicles, mostly trucks and patrol cars, nearby. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Aldermen Urge Airlines, Cargo Carriers To Stop Flights To Russia

A group of Chicago aldermen on Wednesday urged airlines and air cargo lines operating out of O’Hare International Airport to halt all flights to Russia, until it withdraws its troops from Ukraine.

03/05/2014

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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.

03/05/2014

A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled As Storm Rolls Through Chicago Area

More than 230 flights at O’Hare International Airport were cancelled after a storm passed through late Sunday morning.

11/17/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (credit: James Morgan/Boeing Australia via Getty Images)

FAA Gives OK To Resume Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flights

Boeing’s beleaguered 787 could be flying again within a week after federal officials approved a fix for its batteries, even though the root cause of a fire on one plane and smoke on another still isn’t known.

04/19/2013

Nearly 90 flights were canceled after a power outage at Midway Airport. (CBS)

After Power Outage, Midway Delays To Spill Into Weekend

A power outage on Midway’s airfield grounded dozens of flights and hundreds of passengers. The outage lasted for four hours, and CBS 2 learned the delays will be spilling into the weekend.

06/29/2012

Holiday Travel

Crowds Swarm At O’Hare For Thanksgiving Holiday

Gas prices and airfares are higher this year than last, but cost isn’t keeping people home for the holidays.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

American Eagle

American Eagle Passengers Due Compensation For Tarmac Delays

If you were among more than 600 American Eagle passengers trapped for hours on the tarmac at O’Hare International Airport last Memorial Day weekend, you’re due compensation.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

O'Hare Line

Long Lines At O’Hare For Backlogged Flights After Irene

Hurricane Irene has stranded nearly 700,000 air travelers at airports across the country, and now, frustrated passengers – including many at O’Hare International Airport – must wait to be rebooked on flights.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

Midway International Airport

Flight From Midway Has Nation’s Worst On-Time Performance

The nation’s airlines slogged through a lot of cancellations in April, hurting their on-time performance.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

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

Southwest Cancellations To Continue Until Tuesday

Southwest Airlines says jetliner inspections will continue Monday and could be finished by late Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

Alicia Cabral Returns From Japan

Relief As Chicagoans Return From Japan

Flights into and out of Japan slowly returned to their normal schedule over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011

O'Hare During Blizzard

Flight Schedules Resume At Airports

Airlines have resumed operations at O’Hare and Midway international airports Thursday, but there are still more than 1,000 cancellations due to the effects of this week’s blizzard.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

More Than 1,200 Flights Canceled At O’Hare, Midway

The worst of the blizzard is yet to come, but already, airlines have canceled more than 650 flights at O’Hare and Midway international airports.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011

New York Snow

East Coast Snowstorm Delays Chicago Flights

Another monstrous snowstorm on the East Coast has delayed hundreds of flights at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

O'Hare Travelers

Hundreds Of Travelers Stranded Due To Winter Storms

Some weary travelers are being forced to call O’Hare International Airport home for the holidays.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010