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Midway Airport

Midway Airport
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chicago-area high school boys excited for California college tour

     Chicago-area high school boys excited for California college tour
    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....
  • Handgun found in carry-on luggage at Midway

    Handgun found in carry-on luggage at Midway
    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...
  • Applause for cops who save man at Midway Airport

    Applause for cops who save man at Midway Airport
    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...
  • Obama International Airport? Emanuel floats idea of renaming O'Hare, Midway

    Obama International Airport? Emanuel floats idea of renaming O'Hare, Midway
    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...
  • United, Hyatt, Orbitz rank high on social media

    United, Hyatt, Orbitz rank high on social media
    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...
  • Frontier Airlines to raise some checked-bag fees

    Frontier Airlines to raise some checked-bag fees
    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,...
  • Indiana man charged after gun found in carry-on bag at Midway

    Indiana man charged after gun found in carry-on bag at Midway
    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...
  • O'Hare taxi passengers, drivers often in holding pattern

    O'Hare taxi passengers, drivers often in holding pattern
    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...