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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • United's quarterly profit misses estimate in otherwise strong 2014

    United's quarterly profit misses estimate in otherwise strong 2014
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings said Thursday it earned $28 million in the fourth quarter, falling short of Wall Street estimates. Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned $28 million in...
  • Southwest continues to improve on-time rates

    Southwest continues to improve on-time rates
    Southwest Airlines shot up the leaderboard for on-time rates in November, continuing a trend for the carrier and its largest airport for departures, Chicago's Midway Airport, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation....
  • Moran: 'Tis the season for unexplained travel nightmares

    The news out of Chicago’s Midway Airport — known to our grandparents as The World’s Busiest Airport — was that the lines to get through security stretched more than a mile on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The news out of central...
  • Snow moves in, more numbing cold to follow

    Snow moves in, more numbing cold to follow
    This week's snowfall is telling Chicagoans that winter has arrived. And continued subzero temperatures and wind chills as low as minus 30 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday should serve notice it’s not leaving anytime soon. "It looks to be pretty,...
  • Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015

    Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015
    The airline industry in 2015 is likely to be healthy again thanks to mergers and falling jet fuel prices, and while consumers might be stuffed into slimmer seats in coach at least they will be able to enjoy new and upgraded planes and more onboard...
  • Snow causes air travel delays, cancellations

    Snow causes air travel delays, cancellations
    Light snow fell overnight and caused some issues on area roads and has impacted air travel, but nothing serious, according to the National Weather Service and Illinois State Police. As of 10:30 a.m., airlines at O’Hare International Airport are...
  • Airline stocks soared in 2014

    Airline stocks soared in 2014
    Stocks of U.S. airlines partied on New Year's Eve, many capping off a soaring 2014 on the wings of lower fuel prices and strong domestic demand. It's a dramatic turnaround for U.S. carriers that racked up $58 billion in losses from 2001 to 2009 before...
  • TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing

    TSA says Midway lines came after slow start, low staffing
    Security lines that opened a half-hour after ticket counters and a lack of personnel during the first few hours of the day led to long waits Sunday for holiday travelers at Midway Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said this week....