| Feb 1, 2015
| 3:09 PM
A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of roughly 2,000 flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some people to rethink their plans to attend Super Bowl parties.
| Feb 1, 2015
| 2:34 PM
More than 10 inches of snow was forecasted to blanket all corners of Lake County on Sunday during a winter storm that looks to go down in history as the Super Bowl Blizzard.
Snow that began to fall late Saturday had piled up to a reported 6 inches in...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:53 AM
Although the winter storm hitting the Northeast may not be as bad as predicted, it still forced the cancellation of thousands of flights along the East Coast and more than 300 flights in Chicago.
At O'Hare International Airport, more than 280 flights...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:02 AM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings said Thursday it earned $28 million in the fourth quarter, falling short of Wall Street estimates.
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned $28 million in...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:10 PM
O'Hare International Airport is again the world's busiest airport for passenger and cargo traffic, a designation it lost a decade ago, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrested...
| 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....
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Stocks of U.S. airlines partied on New Year's Eve, many capping off a soaring 2014 on the wings of lower fuel prices and strong domestic demand.
It's a dramatic turnaround for U.S. carriers that racked up $58 billion in losses from 2001 to 2009 before...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:57 AM
Light snow fell overnight and caused some issues on area roads and has impacted air travel, but nothing serious, according to the National Weather Service and Illinois State Police.
As of 10:30 a.m., airlines at O’Hare International Airport are...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The airline industry in 2015 is likely to be healthy again thanks to mergers and falling jet fuel prices, and while consumers might be stuffed into slimmer seats in coach at least they will be able to enjoy new and upgraded planes and more onboard...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:57 PM
This week's snowfall is telling Chicagoans that winter has arrived. And continued subzero temperatures and wind chills as low as minus 30 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday should serve notice it’s not leaving anytime soon.
"It looks to be pretty,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:27 AM
A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.
Here are some things to know about this latest round of weather and its expected impact:...