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Nurse Comes To Aid Of Woman In Cardiac Arrest On Midway-Bound Flight

A Chicagoland nurse got an unexpected surprise onboard a Southwest Airlines jet bound from Denver to Midway Airport Tuesday.

09/02/2014

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Former Chicago Resident Stows Away On California Flight

Investigators in California were looking into how a former Chicago resident managed to board and stow away on a commercial airliner earlier this week.

08/07/2014

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Ask An Expert: Saving Money On Airfare

Bob Diener, co-founder of Hotels.com and president and co-founder of Getaroom.com, shares 10 tips on how to save money on airfare.

06/26/2014

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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.

04/17/2014

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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

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Southwest Flight From Chicago Lands At Wrong Airport

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for the main airport in Branson, Mo., instead touched down at a much smaller nearby airfield that gave the pilots only half as much room to stop.

01/13/2014

Crowds of travelers inside Midway Airport waiting for their flights  recently. (Credit: Erik White/CBS)

Southwest Cancels 130 Flights At Midway Due To Winter Storm

Southwest was facing major backups early Friday, a residual effect of both the snowstorm in the Chicago area over the past couple days, as well as planes being unable to fly to many parts of the Northeast, as a blizzard hits there.

01/03/2014

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Tips For Traveling Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The following are five tips for traveling during Thanksgiving weekend that will make your life easier.

11/12/2013

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Winter Storm Forces Airlines To Cancel Flights

With a snowstorm hitting the northwest suburbs on the way to the Chicago area, hundreds of flights were cancelled at O’Hare and Midway airports, in many cases leaving travelers stranded.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2012

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

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Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted To Indianapolis

A Chicago-bound Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Indianapolis Wednesday because of a medical emergency.

04/25/2012

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Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At Midway & O’Hare

After cancelling all flights most of Thursday afternoon due to the snowstorm, Southwest Airlines resumed a full flight schedule at Midway International Airport at 6 p.m.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

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Report Points To Controller Error In Near Collision At Midway

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a near-collision last month at Midway International Airport, involving a Southwest Airlines jet.

WBBM Newsradio–01/10/2012

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Southwest Airlines’ $19 Billion Order Biggest In Boeing History

Chicago-based Boeing has landed it the largest aircraft order in its history.

12/13/2011

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Plaintiff: Airline Owes Me Free Drinks

Adam J. Levitt says Southwest Airlines owes him 45 free drinks, and he filed a federal lawsuit Thursday trying to get the airline to honor previously issued drink coupons.

11/17/2011

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Man Arrested After Forcing His Way Onto Plane At Midway

A South Side man was arrested at Midway International Airport Tuesday evening, after pushing his way onto a plane without a ticket or boarding pass.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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Nearly 10,000 Attend Transportation Job Fair At Chicago State

With renewed worries about the economy in the wake of the downgrade of the nation’s credit rating, nearly 10,000 people showed up for a job fair hosted by Congressman bobby Rush on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

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 skidded off the runway at Midway. (CBS)

Southwest Airlines Flight Slides Off Runway At Midway

A Southwest Airlines flight slid off the runway at Midway Airport this afternoon and into the mud.

CBS 2–04/26/2011

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Southwest Completes Inspections Of 737s

Southwest Airlines has found cracks in five of its older 737 aircraft, after a hole ripped open in the roof of one of its jets last week. As inspections wrapped up, the airline appeared to be getting operations back to normal at Midway International Airport.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

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