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Rochester Plane

Plane From Chicago Skids Off Runway In Rochester, N.Y.

Passengers were alarmed Wednesday night when a flight from Chicago to Rochester, N.Y., skidded off the runway as tit landed.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participates in a jobs forum at United's corporate headquarters in Chicago. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

United Workers Meet Mayor To Talk Pluses, Minuses Of Living In City

A few of the 1,300 United Airlines employees relocating to Chicago got the chance Wednesday to tell Mayor Rahm Emanuel what they do and don’t like about their new home.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

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

United Flight Returns To O’Hare After Bird Strike

A United airlines flight was forced to return to O’Hare International Airport shortly after takeoff Thursday afternoon, after striking one or more birds.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

O'Hare International Airport

Smoke Prompts United Plane Bound For Chicago To Land In Vermont

A United Airlines plane bound for Chicago made an emergency landing in Vermont early Wednesday, after reports of smoke in the cargo hold.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

O'Hare International Airport

Battery Explosion At O’Hare Prompts Emergency Response

A battery inside a checked piece of baggage exploded at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, injuring a baggage handler.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

(Credit: AP)

United Flight From Chicago To Omaha Diverted To DesMoines

Some scary moments for passengers of a United Airlines flight this morning.

10/07/2011

United Airlines Plane

United Pilots: New Flying Procedures Could Be Dangerous

The union representing United Airlines pilots is suing to prevent new flying procedures set to begin this Friday, saying they threaten safety.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

A United Express flight from Chicago skidded off a runway in Ottawa, Canada, on Sept. 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Plane From Chicago Skids Off Runway In Ottawa

A plane from Chicago skidded off a runway in Ottawa, Canada on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2011

(Credit: AP)

Protesters: United Not Doing Enough To Get Benefits From City

A couple dozen protesters stood outside United Airlines’ Chicago offices on Sunday to demand that United do more for the city.

WBBM Newsradio–08/28/2011

O'Hare International Airport

iPads To Replace Pilots’ Flight Manuals On United Airlines

Chicago-based United Airlines has begun replacing paper flight manuals used by pilots with with 11,000 iPads.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

United Airlines Plane

United To Spend $500 Million To Upgrade Planes

United Airlines passengers will notice some major changes soon, after a half-billion dollar cabin makeover is through.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

United Airlines Plane

Could United Airlines Drop ‘Rhapsody In Blue?’

George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” is tightly associated with United Airlines. But a published report now says the airline may be dropping the familiar signature music.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

Saleh Ali Alramakh, 21, appeared in a Cleveland courthouse on July 12, 2011, to plead not guilty to seven counts of aggravated menacing after allegedly disrupting a Chicago-to-Germany flight, forcing an emergency landing in Cleveland on July 8, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Bond Set At $1 Million For Passenger Who Disrupted Flight

Bond was set at $1 million on Tuesday for a United passenger who authorities say caused a disturbance on Chicago-to-Germany flight last week.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

United Airlines Plane

Threat Forces United Flight To Divert To Chicago

A United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt, Germany, has been diverted to Chicago after a threat was found in a bathroom.

07/10/2011

Federal agents investigate after a disruption on an international flight from Chicago to Germany that was diverted to Cleveland. (Photo provide by a passenger)

Chicago-To-Germany Flight Diverted Because Of Unruly Passenger

A special flight to Frankfurt, Germany, is finally in the air Saturday, a day after it was supposed to leave Chicago.

07/08/2011

Tom Stuker

Chicago Area Man To Reach 10 Million Miles On United

A Chicago area man will reach a milestone that no other United Airlines traveler has ever reached this weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–07/08/2011

Long lines were observed at the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on Friday evening as the carrier experienced computer problems. (Kasey Madden)

Computer Problems Strand United Passengers At O’Hare

Computer problems were causing delays Friday night with United Airline’s operations, impacting flights nationwide. O’Hare Airport in Chicago became snared with stranded passengers.

06/17/2011

United CEO Jeff Smisek and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

United Transferring 1,300 Workers To Willis Tower

United Airlines on Friday announced that it will be bringing an extra 1,300 workers into downtown Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

United, Continental Pushing Fares Up Again

United and Continental are raising airfares on many U.S. routes by up to $20 per round trip ticket. It’s the latest effort to cover spiraling fuel costs across the airline industry.

04/30/2011

Wrigley Field

United Airlines Soaring Into Wrigley Field

It may not be the new “United Center,” but it will be hard for anyone watching Chicago Cubs games at Wrigley Field for the next three years to escape the “friendly skies” in and around the North Side park.

670 The Score–03/28/2011

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