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American Airlines

Chicago Airports Nearly At Standstill

All airlines at Midway International Airport have canceled operations for the rest of the day and up through Wednesday afternoon, as had most airlines at O’Hare International Airport, as a historic blizzard blows into the area.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley To Meet With Airlines Over O’Hare Expansion

Mayor Richard M. Daley said Monday morning that he will meet with American and United to avert the lawsuit the airlines have filed against the city over expansion at O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

City Delays Bonds For O’Hare Expansion

A lawsuit by the airlines is clipping the wings of the city’s plans to expand O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

O'Hare International Airport (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

United, American May Sue Over O’Hare Expansion

Two major airlines are threatening to sue over the next proposed phase of the expansion of O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011

United Airlines at O'Hare (ORD) Airport

Pilot’s Coffee Spill Prompts Mistaken Hijacking Alert

A flight from O’Hare to Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted to Toronto late Monday when the pilot spilled coffee, accidentally setting off a hijacking alert.


O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: United Balking At O’Hare Expansion Pace

As Mayor Richard M. Daley winds down his time in office, one of his pet projects is running into headwinds.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010

John Bruce (Bruce family photo)

Family Files Suit In Aviation Worker’s Death In Kuwait

John Bruce’s survivors say they’ve been stonewalled over the United Airlines’ employee accidental death in Kuwait last year.


Willis Tower

United Airlines Begins Move Into Willis Tower

United Airlines has started moving its operations center employees into a new home — the Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2010

This $750 United Airlines gift certificate proved worthless to one man. (CBS)

Airline Won’t Honor Man’s $750 Gift Certificate

What would you do if a business told you your gift certificate is no good after just one year?

CBS 2–10/04/2010