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Midway Airport

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  • 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...
  • 2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport

    2 accused of bringing loaded guns to Midway Airport
    A Florida man and a woman from south suburban Markham have been arrested since Friday for bringing loaded guns into Midway Airport, authorities said. Most recently Kurt Young, 46, of Tampa, was going through a security checkpoint at Midway around 4:55...
  • Police: Florida man brings gun to Midway

    Police: Florida man brings gun to Midway
    A Florida man was charged after security officials said they found a loaded handgun in his carry-on briefcase Saturday at the Midway International Airport, authorities said. Kurt Young, 46, of Tampa, was going through a security checkpoint at Midway...
  • O'Hare regains title of world's busiest airport

    O'Hare regains title of world's busiest airport
    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...
  • Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland

    Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland
    "Airports will shape business location and urban development in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th century, railroads in the 19th and seaports in the 18th." Those are the words of John Kasarda, a business professor at the University of...
  • O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them

    O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them
    O'Hare International Airport doesn't need to replicate Singapore's Changi Airport to become world-class. But its landlord — the city of Chicago — should recognize that O'Hare has problems. "O'Hare's terminals are cramped. You really notice...
  • What's Chicago's longest stretch of continuously below-normal temperatures?

    Dear Tom, Considering the lengthy cold spell that we are having, what is the longest stretch that Chicago has gone with high temperatures continuously below normal? — Martin Cress, Antioch; Kenneth Sax, Northbrook Dear Martin and Kenneth, A...