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Midway Airport

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  • Pilot 'shook up' after small plane slides off Midway runway

    Pilot 'shook up' after small plane slides off Midway runway
    A pilot is being evaluated after his small plane slid off the runway at Midway Airport on Monday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The pilot, the only person on the plane, was described as “just shook up’’ and was...
  • Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare

     Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare
    Frontier Airlines, continuing its aggressive expansion in the Chicago market, in April will add four new flights from O'Hare International Airport, enlarging Chicago as its second-largest base while at least temporarily abandoning Midway Airport, where it...
  • 3 face charges after handguns found in carry-ons at Midway, O'Hare

    3 face charges after handguns found in carry-ons at Midway, O'Hare
    Two men from Chicago suburbs and a Florida man were arrested over the past week for trying to bring firearms onto airplanes at Midway and O’Hare airports, police said. In the latest case, Leo M. Kurylo, 44, was charged with boarding aircraft...
  • Lake-effect snow leads to 40-vehicle crash on Kennedy, 12 hospitalized

    Lake-effect snow leads to 40-vehicle crash on Kennedy, 12 hospitalized
    Lake-effect snow caused slippery conditions on some area roadways close to Lake Michigan, leading to multiple accidents like the 40-vehicle chain reaction crash that that fouled up traffic on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday. The chain-reaction crash...
  • Southwest seats bag a second life

    Southwest seats bag a second life
    For fans of Southwest Airlines and upcycling, you might say the time has come to bag a LUV seat. Southwest, sometimes known by its stock ticker symbol LUV, has partnered with a manufacturer to turn leather from old aircraft seats into duffels and totes....
  • Hundreds of flights cancelled in Chicago due to blizzard hitting the Northeast

    Although the winter storm hitting the Northeast may not be as bad as predicted, it still forced the cancellation of thousands of flights along the East Coast and more than 300 flights in Chicago. At O'Hare International Airport, more than 280 flights...
  • Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough

    Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough
    On Monday morning, as the fifth-largest blizzard to ever hit Chicago moved east, Chicago-area residents woke to more than 19 inches of snow on the ground and a morning commute that was difficult at best. About 7:30 a.m., weather service officials said...
  • Massive storm blankets Chicago, closes schools, threatens commutes

    Massive storm blankets Chicago, closes schools, threatens commutes
    Monday classes were canceled for hundreds of thousands of Chicago-area schoolchildren after a blizzardlike storm Sunday dropped more than a foot of snow across the region. Lingering accumulation could disrupt the morning drive, forecasters say, but...
  • Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County

    Super Bowl Blizzard blankets Lake County
    More than 10 inches of snow had already blanketed Lake County before kick-off of the big game on Sunday during a winter storm that looks to go down in history as the Super Bowl Blizzard. Snow that began to fall late Saturday had piled up to a reported 6...
  • Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley

    Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley
    As the weekend blizzard hit, Lourdes Escalante of Geneva, went outside to dig out her car with her children, Alondra and Victor. She knew she'd need extra time to get to work Monday morning, so she wanted to be ready to hit the road at 4 a.m. "It was...
  • 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...