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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

Wheelchair file photo (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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

Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Credit: Boeing)

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

(File Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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

O'Hare International Airport

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

Willis Tower

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

(File Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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

A Boeing 737 Max 9 jet in United Airlines livery. (Credit: United Continental Holdings, Inc.)

United Agrees To Buy Nearly $15B Worth Of Jets From Boeing

Chicago-based United Airlines has agreed to buy 150 new jets from another Chicago aviation giant — Boeing — in a deal with a list price worth nearly $15 billion.

07/12/2012

O'Hare International Airport

Emanuel Announces $40 Million In Upgrades At O’Hare United Terminal

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans Wednesday for $40 million in improvements at the United Airlines terminal at O’Hare International Airport, which he says will create as many as 200 construction jobs.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

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Cyber Crooks Targeting Travelers’ Frequent Flyer Miles

Are you counting on using all those airline miles you’ve racked up on credit cards to keep down the cost of a vacation? Maybe not. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports on what experts say is the latest twist in identity theft scams – thieves who’ve found ways to steal your miles.

CBS 2–05/09/2012

PETA Protest

PETA Protesters: United Airlines Flies Monkeys Off To Cruel Labs

About two dozen demonstrators from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals stood in front of United Airlines headquarters downtown Wednesday afternoon, holding up paper monkey masks in front of their faces.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2012

O'Hare International Airport

United CEO Says There’s No Need For More O’Hare Expansion

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is shrugging off comments from United Airlines’ CEO that there’s no demand for the expansion of O’Hare International Airport right now.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2012

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

1 Hurt When Taxi Flips Over At O’Hare Terminal 1

One person was injured Thursday morning when a taxi flipped over, on the upper-level roadway for Terminal 1 at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

(File Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

United Flight Attendants Ratify Labor Agreement

A new labor agreement has put United Airlines a step closer labor peace with all parties in the airline’s merger with Continental Airlines.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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