| Apr 16, 2015
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:01 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 5:35 PM
The sea of young men in red jackets stood out Saturday in the bustling crowd at Midway Airport's baggage check-in line. The 45 African-American students were headed to California to tour college campuses that at one time might have seemed unattainable....
| Mar 25, 2015
| 8:49 AM
A man who was on his way to New York was arrested Tuesday at Midway Airport after a loaded gun was found inside of his carry-on bag, authorities said.
Officials discovered the loaded .45-caliber handgun in the 34-year-old man's luggage and immediately...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 3:12 PM
Walter Bland has been a Chicago police officer for 29 years and this was the first time he got a standing ovation.
He and Officer Michael Ephraim, had just revived a man who collapsed while he and his wife waited for a flight at Midway Airport...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Could Mayor Rahm Emanuel be thinking about renaming Chicago’s airports, perhaps after President Barack Obama?
Emanuel brought up the airports' names during a candidate forum Wednesday night at Chicago State University.
The topic came up as...
| 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 20, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Frontier Airlines, which recently has made an aggressive push into the Chicago market, will hike some checked-bag fees starting May 1, most by $5 per flight.
Frontier, which changed its business model last year to include low fares but many add-on fees,...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:17 PM
A Hobart, Ind., man was arrested after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport on Monday, police said.
The number of guns found so far this year at Midway — six — matches the total found at the airport for all of...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:38 AM
The number of taxi trips from O'Hare International Airport to Chicago is setting records, according to the city, but a half-century-old system of staging and summoning cabs leaves passengers and drivers alike stuck in sporadic logjams during peak travel...