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.
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.
A Chicago-bound Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Indianapolis Wednesday because of a medical emergency.
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.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a near-collision last month at Midway International Airport, involving a Southwest Airlines jet.
Chicago-based Boeing has landed it the largest aircraft order in its history.
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.
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.
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.
The nation’s airlines slogged through a lot of cancellations in April, hurting their on-time performance.
A Southwest Airlines flight slid off the runway at Midway Airport this afternoon and into the mud.
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.
Eighty-two high school choir members from Albuquerque spent a day exploring Chicago and singing while they were stranded due to problems at Southwest Airlines.
Southwest Airlines says jetliner inspections will continue Monday and could be finished by late Tuesday.
Dozens of Southwest Airlines planes remained grounded Saturday after a close call on a flight Friday night from Phoenix to Sacramento, Calif.
Authorities have charged a woman and man for allegedly pointing a laser into the sky, in the direction of a commercial plane and a Chicago Police helicopter.
AirTran flight attendants are heading to Midway International Airport this morning, bringing their gripes to Chicago.
Many Southwest Airline customers experienced delays after a telecommunications outage halted some air travel Tuesday night.
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