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  • FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire

    FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire
    A Chicago-area radar facility that is a key cog in the nation's air traffic control network was back online Monday morning after a 17-day outage caused by sabotage, the Federal Aviation Administration said. But low visibility caused by rain moving...
  • A Southwest 1st: Chicago-to-Love Field flights

     A Southwest 1st: Chicago-to-Love Field flights
    Southwest Airlines will begin its first-ever nonstop flights between Chicago and its home base at Love Field in Dallas on Monday when a decades-old governmental restriction that limited flights from that airport officially lifts. The move to add nonstop...
  • FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule

    FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule
    Work to reopen a vital air traffic center in Aurora next Monday is proceeding on schedule, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The plan calls for transferring air traffic services from other facilities in the Midwest to the Chicago...
  • 2 aldermen want screening for all airline passengers from 'foreign destinations'

    2 aldermen want screening for all airline passengers from 'foreign destinations'
    Two Southwest Side aldermen are proposing that all passengers arriving at O'Hare International AirportĀ and Midway Airport from "foreign destinations" be subject to infectious disease screening to try to head off the spread of Ebola and other illnesses...
  • Delays at O'Hare, Midway after Indianapolis FAA outage

    Delays at O'Hare, Midway after Indianapolis FAA outage
    Airline delays surged during the Monday evening rush at both Chicago airports due to a telephone outage at an Indianapolis air-traffic control facility that is handling flights normally managed by the still-idled radar center in Aurora, according to the...
  • Storms cancel more flights, Metra trains also halted

    Storms cancel more flights, Metra trains also halted
    Storms continued to cause cancellations at Chicago's airports Friday morning, but travel on the ground also had its challenges, with downed power lines halting all trains on the Union Pacific Northwest Line for more than two hours. As of 9:45 a.m.,...
  • Weather forecast prompts airlines to cancel nearly 800 flights at O'Hare, Midway

    Weather forecast prompts airlines to cancel nearly 800 flights at O'Hare, Midway
    The threat of storms was enough for airlines to cancel nearly 800 flights at Chicago's airports Thursday, as last week's fire at the Aurora radar center continues to disrupt air traffic across the country. As of 3:30 p.m., more than 490 flights were...
  • Flights cancelled as thunderstorms expected to roll in Thursday afternoon

    Expected storms rolling in Thursday are already prompting airlines to cancel flights out of O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport. As of 8 a.m., 130 flights out of O'Hare Airport had been cancelled and 19 more fligths had been delayed. At...
  • Despite cancellations, O'Hare leads in flights

    Despite cancellations, O'Hare leads in flights
    Four days after a fire knocked a critical air-traffic facility in Aurora offline, O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday edged past the busiest U.S. airport in terms of total flights, according to federal aviation data. The data, obtained by the Tribune...
  • Hancock High may get selective enrollment status

    A high school near Midway Airport will likely become the city's 11th selective enrollment high school next year and the first on the Southwest Side, Chicago Public Schools officials said Wednesday. Officials said the decision to transform John Hancock...
  • Storms may strain air traffic system still recovering from fire

    Storms may strain air traffic system still recovering from fire
    More headaches may be in store for airline passengers in Chicago later this week when thunderstorms are expected to roll through the Chicago area. The bad weather comes as both O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport continue to rebound...