| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
At United Airlines, you don’t necessarily have to be the early bird to get the worm. You only need to be somewhat punctual.
Workers at Chicago-based United Airlines will get bonuses for hitting its monthly on-time rate goal in July, but only...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:00 AM
United Airlines and Virgin America recently announced the addition of new menu items, including turkey and Swiss cheese on a cranberry baguette, chicken and mozzarella on tomato focaccia and a soy-and-ginger-marinated salmon salad.
But the nation’...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if Masunaga would switch seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together, and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Chicago-based United Airlines on Wednesday introduced to its mobile app the ability to check in for international flights by scanning their passport with a mobile device.
The app uses the mobile device’s camera to capture a traveler’s...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:55 PM
As Hurricanes Iselle and Julio headed toward Hawaii, Stan Lawrence boarded up his surf shop in downtown Hilo.
“It’s safer to be closed,” Lawrence said Thursday morning, although the sun was shining. Later, the rain began.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:58 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:02 AM
On a recent vacation trip to Canada, Gina Kano couldn’t help thinking that she probably paid more for her ticket than other passengers on the plane.
“And there is no way to know why,” the marketing executive from Los Angeles said....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The array of activities is familiar to Chicago Recording Co. general manager Chris Shepard as he walks from floor to floor, studio to studio one late morning: a young rock band loading into the large Studio 4; an assistant engineer assembling a cable-...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if he wouldn't mind switching seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together,...