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RTA Sues American Airlines For Dodging Taxes

The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago is suing American Airlines for falsely claiming to buy “vast amounts of jet fuel” from a small office in a rural community to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes in the nation’s third-largest city, where the actual work is done.

03/12/2014

About 80 seriously ill children got to take a flight to the "North Pole" (Gate C20 at O'Hare International Airport) to meet Santa Claus, thanks to a team effort by the Starlight Children's Foundation and United Airlines. (Credit: CBS)

Seriously Ill Kids Fly To “North Pole” To Meet Santa

When a child is seriously ill, a parent will do just about anything to make him or her happy. One children’s charity teamed up with United Airlines this weekend in Chicago to help several parents of seriously ill kids very happy.

12/09/2013

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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

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

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United Will Honor Free Tickets After Fare Mistake

United has since fixed the mistake, but not before many customers took advantage of the free fares.

09/13/2013

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Widow Of 9-11 Pilot In Chicago To Call For More Cockpit Security

The widow of a United pilot who died on 9-11 is in Chicago today to ask United Airlines to mandate secondary barriers for airline cockpits.

09/04/2013

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United Airlines Rolls Out New Perk At O’Hare For Frequent Flyers

It’s a long walk from Gate C-32 to Gate B-1 at O’Hare International Airport, but starting now, some United passengers catching connections at O’Hare will not have to walk.

07/21/2013

The first Boeing 787 flight since they were grounded for battery problems lands at O'Hare Airport. (Credti: Steve Miller)

United Restarts 787 Dreamliner Flights

The planes, made by Chicago-based Boeing, are returning after being grounded for four months by the federal government because of smoldering batteries on 787s owned by other airlines.

05/20/2013

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Computer Problems Cause Havoc For United Airlines Passengers

A major computer outage at United Airlines delayed flights for thousands of travelers across the globe on Thursday, the third time this year a computer problem has hit the world’s largest airline.

11/15/2012

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Paralyzed Vet Sues Airport, Airline Workers For Mistreatment At O’Hare

A former U.S. Marine, who was left in a wheelchair following his service in Afghanistan, is filing a lawsuit alleging he was injured and left soaked in his own urine after he was mistreated by airline and airport workers at O’Hare International Airport nearly two years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2012

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United’s Super-Efficient 787 Dreamliner Makes First Commercial Flight

United’s Dreamliner landed at O’Hare this morning: the airline’s first commercial flight for the 787.

WBBM Newsradio–11/04/2012

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Actor-Model Held After Being Tackled By Passengers On Flight From Chicago

A man who has made a name for himself as a model, designer and actor is in custody, after passengers reportedly had to tackle him on a flight headed from Chicago to Orange County, Calif.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

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Report: United Airlines Ranks Dead Last For On-Time Performance

United Airlines ranks dead last in a U.S. Department of Transportation analysis of on-time performance for the month of July, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

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11 United Airlines Employees Win Cars For Perfect Attendance

They were never on the Oprah Winfrey Show, but 11 United Airlines employees are getting new cars.

WBBM Newsradio–09/14/2012

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United To Fly New Boeing 787 Dreamliner From Chicago-Houston

Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner airplane will soon be flying over the skies of Chicago.

08/30/2012

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United Airlines Service Back To Normal After Computer Glitch

United Airlines’ reservation computers are functioning again, and service is back to normal at O’Hare International Airport, following a three-hour, worldwide reservations computer outage that created chaos for passengers.

08/28/2012

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Family Furious After Little Girl Gets Lost At O’Hare

A family from San Francisco is furious, after their young daughter was stranded for hours at O’Hare International Airport as she flew alone to a camp in Michigan.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

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United Airlines To Move Corporate Headquarters To Willis Tower

United Airlines headquarters will soon be contained within one iconic Chicago address.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

A large part of the wall of a United Airlines hangar at O'Hare International Airport collapsed during storms on July 26, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Wall Collapses At O’Hare Airport Hangar

A large section of the wall of a hangar at O’Hare International Airport collapsed early Thursday morning as heavy storms brought strong winds to the area.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

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United Airlines Pilots Vote To Authorize Strike

Chicago teachers aren’t the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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