| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:13 PM
News that an Ebola patient flew on a commercial flight isn't stopping business travelers from flying as usual, a survey found.
Nearly 80% of corporate travel managers questioned in the survey by the Global Business Travel Assn. said the Ebola outbreak...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:13 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Today's Birthday (10/03/14). Fun with friends highlights the year. Balance serving others and yourself. Make money until after Winter Solstice, when your focus shifts to communication projects. The Lunar Eclipse (10/8) provokes more change with...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Advice to Connecticut's next governor, whoever he may be: Go away. Please. But on the taxpayers' dime.
More governors around the nation are undertaking foreign trade missions to boost business back home. That's good — depending on who's paying...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Sixty-nine dollars might not seem like enough money to fight over -– but that’s just what city officials spent Wednesday morning doing.
City Solicitor George Nilson is requesting to be reimbursed for $69.93 he paid for a hotel room near...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:14 PM
American Airlines said Tuesday it has withdrawn its fares and schedules from Orbitz-owned websites, including flagship Orbitz.com, because the airline could not come to an agreement with the Chicago-based online travel agency on a new contract.
| Aug 7, 2014
Janel Landon was a communications consultant who did work for Republican political interests in Illinois and nationally and also taught at several Chicago-area universities, including the College of Communication at DePaul University.
She had been a...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014. Great news, right? Who doesn't want more clarity when it comes to ticket prices and fees?
Well, fasten your seat belt and put your tray table in the upright position....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The ironically named "Transparent Airfares Act of 2014" passed the House of Representatives on July 28. This misbegotten bill, which would actually make the costs of air travel less transparent, passed by voice vote, presumably in part to avoid...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel flew around the country more than 50 times during his first 2 1/2 years in office, mixing city business with politics and attending events that helped burnish his national profile.
On at least nine of the trips, records show taxpayers...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Remember that dead body Gordon saw in the street last episode?
Unsurprisingly, it's haunting his dreams, as we see in the opening scene of "Giant." I've had less than five nightmares in my entire life, but I imagine that might have haunted me as well....