| Mar 6, 2015
| 1:20 PM
Three of the largest U.S. airlines have accused competitors from the United Arab Emirates and Qatar of accepting $42 billion in government subsidies, giving the Persian Gulf-based airlines an unfair competitive advantage.
American, Delta and United...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:48 AM
America's largest three airlines came together Thursday to release a report claiming that three fast-growing Persian Gulf carriers have received $42 billion in illegal subsidies from their governments over the past decade.
Officials from Chicago-based...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:57 AM
Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April.
The airport added eight more flights because of increased...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 3:31 PM
Traveling during busy seasons like spring break can be, well, ruff.
United Airlines wants to take the edge off at O'Hare International Airport by offering some canine stress relief even if airport security lines are long and flights are delayed.
| Mar 26, 2015
| 1:41 PM
As some travelers escape on spring break this month, they might notice intense busy periods at O'Hare International Airport, as the region's two largest airlines group their flights into tight time windows throughout the day, creating alternating...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 10:40 AM
United Airlines, Hyatt Hotels and Orbitz Worldwide, all based in Chicago, each ranked high among travel-related companies based on their Facebook or Twitter presence.
None rated high for both, however, according to technology and data company Engagement...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 12:04 PM
Airlines' ability to avoid some sales tax on fuel purchases in Chicago would disappear under a state bill that would close a well-publicized tax loophole. It proposes funneling the extra tax money to fund public transit for seniors and disabled people....
| Mar 10, 2015
| 10:32 AM
United Airlines is experimenting with prototype boarding areas at O'Hare International Airport with the aim of making the time passengers spend waiting for a flight more comfortable and productive at its gates there.
At gates B-4, B-8 and B-10 in...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:40 PM
United Airlines plans to lay off 69 employees in transportation and warehousing at Palm Beach International Airport, as well as 115 at Miami International Airport.
The employee cuts would take effect between May 17 and 31, according to a notice the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:21 PM
When businesses screw up, they too often duck responsibility and tell customers to pound sand. Think of United Airlines recently saying it wouldn't honor thousands of trans-Atlantic tickets mistakenly sold for as little as $75.
When consumers mess up,...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 3:29 PM
The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport declined in December and January, compared to the same months a year prior, but passenger traffic for the 2014 calendar year, as a whole, was essentially flat, according to the latest statistics....