Runway Extension Marks Completion Of Construction For O'Hare Modernization ProjectA newly-extended runway at O’Hare International Airport is finished.
Custodian Supervisor For Chicago Department Of Aviation Says Employees Afraid To Take COVID-19 Sick TimeThe Chicago Department of Aviation said it takes COVID-19 quarantines very seriously, but the foreman of custodians for the Chicago Department of Aviation claims he had to report to work even with a doctor's note.
Only Ticketed Passengers, Those Assisting Them, And Staff Will Be Allowed In O'Hare And Midway Airports Starting FridayEffective Friday, no one but ticketed passengers, people assisting passengers, or airport employees will be allowed inside O’Hare or Midway international airports.
Airport Custodian Told She's An Essential Worker; No Paid Time OffA Chicago mom is fighting to get paid time off to be with her children during the pandemic. The Department of Aviation told the custodian at O'Hare International Airport "no" last month, but now it's change its answer.
Former Chicago Deputy Aviation Commissioner William Helm Charged With Bribing Former State Sen. Martin SandovalWilliam Helm, the former deputy commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation and a Chicago political insider, was facing federal charges Thursday claiming that he bribed former state Sen. Martin Sandoval.
Pay What You Owe Workers Or You're Out, City Tells Airport Food CompanyPay what’s owed or you’re out – that is the city’s ultimatum to a company that officials say is not paying some of its employees what they’re owed.
High-Ranking Chicago Aviation Official Caught Parking Car With City Plates Illegally, Over And Over AgainThe first deputy commissioner for the Chicago Department of Aviation has been caught breaking the law over and over without getting caught.
Deputy Aviation Commissioner George Coleman Charged With Falsely Disputing Credit Card PurchasesAviation Department Deputy Commissioner George Coleman – who is paid a $135,624 salary, according to city records – faces one felony count of continuing financial crimes enterprise.
Delays In Reopening Of O'Hare People Mover Follow Dispute, Mediation Between City And Construction ContractorDelays to the opening of the modernized People Mover at O’Hare International Airport follow a dispute between the city and the construction contractor responsible for the project.
2.1 Million Travelers Expected At Chicago Airports Over 4th Of JulyThe city of Chicago says it expects more than 2.1 million passengers to travel through its airports for the Fourth of July holiday.
‘Easier Than Robbing A Bank:’ City of Chicago Almost Lost More Than $1 Million In Phishing ScamThe City of Chicago’s Department of Aviation thought it was paying an approved vendor more than $1 million for services earlier this year. But your tax dollars didn’t reach them.
Water Pours From Ceiling After Pipe Bursts At O'HareThe Chicago Department of Aviation said teams immediately responded to a burst sprinkler water pipe near baggage claim at Terminal 3 Thursday morning.
Chicago Gets First Non-Stop Flights To New ZealandNew Zealand is now accessible via a non-stop flight from Chicago, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation.
Jamie Rhee Appointed As New Commissioner Of Chicago Department Of AviationChicago’s Aviation Commissioner is spreading her wings as she prepares to vacate that post. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the appointment of Chief Procurement Officer Jamie Rhee as Ginger Evans’ replacement.
Aldermen Want To Restore Aviation Officers' Titles, Powers As PoliceAviation Security Officer Aurelius Cole said there are serious consequences if criminal activity occurs at the airport.