Indiana Man Arrested After Bringing Gun In Carry-On At MidwayThe Transportation Security Administration said the 53-year-old man was going through a screening checkpoint to board a flight to Atlanta, when officers spotted a .38 caliber revolver in his carry-on luggage.
Chicago's Airports Canceling Flights Ahead Of East Coast BlizzardA massive winter storm set to hit the East Coast on Friday was wreaking havoc at airports across the country, including at O’Hare and Midway in Chicago.
Winter Storm Takes Toll On Chicago AirportsEmotions were running high at O’Hare International Airport early Tuesday, a day after hundreds of flights were canceled due to a winter storm.
Chicago-Bound Southwest Flight Returns To Oakland With Landing Gear ProblemA Southwest Airlines flight headed to Chicago was forced to return to Oakland, California, and make an emergency landing on Wednesday, due to a landing gear problem.
Holiday Travelers Make Way Through Busy Crowds At City’s AirportsTens of thousands of travelers were expected to crowd O’Hare and Midway airports on Wednesday, as they head out for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. In all, city officials expected more than 4.6 million people to travel through Chicago’s two airports between December 18 and January 5.
Busy Day Ahead For Chicago's AirportsO’Hare and Midway airports were packed on Wednesday as the Thanksgiving travel period got underway, but it’s been smooth sailing so far.
Uber Cleared For Airport Pickups In ChicagoA ride-hailing giant whose investors include Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s brother was cleared for take-off Tuesday at Chicago airports — just in time to cash in on the Thanksgiving travel rush.
Lyft Gets Green Light To Pick Up At Airports, McCormick PlaceJust in time for the busy holiday travel season, a ride-hailing company has been given the green light to pick up passengers at Chicago’s airports and McCormick Place, the city announced Sunday.
Volunteer EMT Gives First Aid To Passenger Who Blacked Out On Southwest FlightA volunteer firefighter/EMT from northwest Indiana was getting a lot of love on the Internet on Wednesday, after acting quickly when a fellow Southwest Airlines passenger passed out on a flight earlier this week.
Southwest Expecting Normal Operations A Day After Computer GlitchSouthwest Airlines said it was expecting operations to be back to normal across the nation on Monday, a day after a computer glitch delayed hundreds of flights, but travelers were still being advised to print boarding passes at home or use a mobile boarding pass.
Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.
Six Men Charged With Disrupting Flight From San Diego To ChicagoA Southwest Airlines flight from San Diego to Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night, after six passengers became unruly during the flight.