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Midway Airport

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  • Medical emergency diverts Southwest flight to Buffalo

    Officials say a Southwest Airlines jet bound for Connecticut was forced to divert to Buffalo when a patient suffered a serious medical emergency. WKBW-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1FarHag ) Southwest Flight 2494 departed Chicago Midway International Airport...
  • O'Hare suburbs offer road map to reducing jet noise impacts

     O'Hare suburbs offer road map to reducing jet noise impacts
    Chicago could make substantial progress toward alleviating jet noise in communities around O'Hare International Airport by not building more runways, spreading flights more evenly across existing runways and installing more aircraft gates to expedite...
  • Chicago surveys fliers as Rahm's rhetoric on O'Hare express train heats up

     Chicago surveys fliers as Rahm's rhetoric on O'Hare express train heats up
    The CTA and the city of Chicago are surveying thousands of passengers who use O'Hare International Airport to learn more about their trips, focusing on how people commute to and from the airport. The $280,000 survey that runs through June asks how...
  • Study: Consumers benefit from fare-comparison sites

     Study: Consumers benefit from fare-comparison sites
    The value of consumers being able to shop for airfares at comparison websites is $6.7 billion per year, which shows the danger of airlines potentially pulling their fares and schedules from those sites, according to a recent study sponsored by Travel...
  • What you should know before flying with a gun

    What you should know before flying with a gun
    Here's the first rule for bringing a gun onto a plane: Don't forget you have it with you. "Most people just forget," said Kevin McCarthy, the Transportation Security Administration's federal security director at Midway Airport. "The two most common...
  • 'Serial Stowaway' arrested at Midway, O'Hare

    'Serial Stowaway' arrested at Midway, O'Hare
    A woman dubbed a "serial stowaway" after repeated arrests for sneaking onto planes without a ticket has added Chicago to her travels. Marilyn Hartman, 63, was arrested at Midway Airport at 8:20 p.m. Sunday, according to Officer Stacey Cooper, a...
  • Nepal earthquake survivor from Palos Hills back home with family

    Nepal earthquake survivor from Palos Hills back home with family
    A Palos Hills native who spent five days trapped in the mountains of Nepal after a devastating earthquake is back home with family. Corey Ascolani, 34, arrived at Chicago's Midway Airport on Wednesday afternoon, greeted by about 20 family members and...
  • NYC airports yield wealth of loose change

    NEW YORK (AP) — The TSA collected $76,000 in loose change left at security checkpoints in New York City area's three major airports last year. Transportation Security Administration workers found $42,550 in unclaimed spare change at Kennedy...
  • Woman removed from flight after poking snoring passenger with pen

    Woman removed from flight after poking snoring passenger with pen
    A woman was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane at Midway Airport on Thursday afternoon after she poked a seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring, according to an airline spokeswoman. The airline said the man was not injured in the incident...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare

     Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare
    Frontier Airlines, continuing its aggressive expansion in the Chicago market, in April will add four new flights from O'Hare International Airport, enlarging Chicago as its second-largest base while at least temporarily abandoning Midway Airport, where it...