| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines fired 13 flight attendants who refused to fly on a plane after "someone had written threatening words and drawn menacing images" on the aircraft near its tail, according to a complaint filed this week with the U.S....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:42 PM
The Association of Flight Attendants on Friday demanded reinstatement of 13 United Airlines flights attendants who were fired after refusing to fly on a plane that had "menacing" graffiti written in oil residue on the aircraft's tail.
The union said the...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 10:53 AM
Southwest Airlines shot up the leaderboard for on-time rates in November, continuing a trend for the carrier and its largest airport for departures, Chicago's Midway Airport, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation....
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
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The attention really should be focused on federal judge John Darrah, who is presiding over the case that will decide the fate of the proposed lakefront location for the Lucas...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Question: On Dec. 26, my 11-year-old great-nephew, CJ, boarded a United Airlines flight from LAX to Denver and then on to Durango, Colo. He was traveling with his 15-year-old cousin and 13-year-old sister to spend a long weekend with his grandfather,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines could face a fine of more than $300,000 for allegedly operating a jet without a washer on the axle of a landing gear wheel.
Boeing, the maker of the aircraft in question, and United maintenance manuals warn that the wheel...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:48 AM
A child admitted to the University of Chicago Medical Center early Friday after being flagged for a high fever during an O'Hare International Airport screening test was discharged Saturday after testing negative for the Ebola virus, according to...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:23 AM
United Airlines in spring plans to launch new nonstop flights between O'Hare International Airport and Rome.
The seasonal service will begin May 16, subject to government approval, and operate five times a week through June 3, then daily from June 4...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:20 PM
Chicago-based United Airlines was the least profitable airline in North America over the past year, although it ranked middle of the pack worldwide and its stock price soared in 2014.
A ranking of 67 airlines worldwide by Airline Weekly released Monday...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:06 PM
Thirteen flight attendants filed a whistle-blower complaint against United Airlines on Wednesday, alleging that they were fired in retaliation for refusing to fly after discovering drawings on the aircraft's tail that they found menacing.
On July 14,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If the notion of almost 3 million fliers expected at Los Angeles International Airport has you in a panic, here are six ways to help you cope.
Passenger levels are forecast to spike to 200,000 on some days, particularly in the run-up to Christmas and...