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  • United flight attendants say they were fired over security, safety concerns

    United flight attendants say they were fired over security, safety concerns
    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....
  • Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants

    Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants
    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...
  • Southwest continues to improve on-time rates

    Southwest continues to improve on-time rates
    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....
  • The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015

    The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015
    George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Filmmaker and Ariel Investments president 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...
  • Unfortunate last-minute lesson in United's rules on kids flying solo

    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,...
  • United could be fined $300,000 for missing washer on 1 wheel

     United could be fined $300,000 for missing washer on 1 wheel
    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...
  • Officials: Child at U. of C. tests negative for Ebola

    Officials: Child at U. of C. tests negative for Ebola
    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...
  • United to add summer service between Chicago, Rome

    United to add summer service between Chicago, Rome
    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...
  • United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

     United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared
    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...
  • Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly

    Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly
    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,...
  • 6 things to help ease your way through LAX this holiday season

    6 things to help ease your way through LAX this holiday season
    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...