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Tarmac Delays

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

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

United Fined $1.1 Million For Allowing Planes To Sit On Tarmac

United Airlines was socked with a $1.1 million fine for a single day of flight delays last year at O’Hare International Airport.

10/25/2013

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