| Jun 5, 2015
| 1:38 AM
Chicago's second largest airport is planning to simulate a major airplane emergency to test its response procedures.
The Chicago Department of Aviation says the test will take place Saturday at Midway International Airport and involve around 90...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 5:23 PM
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...
| May 31, 2015
| 5:25 PM
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...
| May 22, 2015
| 12:00 PM
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...
| May 11, 2015
| 4:29 PM
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...
| May 6, 2015
| 5:44 PM
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...
| May 6, 2015
| 12:49 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:13 PM
The cost of the Ventra transit fare-collection system has climbed to above $500 million, a 14 percent increase since the Chicago Transit Authority signed the original contract in late 2011, according to records obtained by the Tribune.
A series of add-...