Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.
A flight to Chicago from San Diego was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday after a fight broke out on board among a group of passengers traveling together, according to police in Amarillo.
Airline fare wars are making a comeback.
Complaints about airlines soared more than 20 percent during the first half of this year, according to a government report released Tuesday. Meanwhile, Chicago-based United Airlines had an abysmal on-time rate in June, with just two-thirds of flights arriving on time.
Residents from Chicago's Northwest Side and the northwest suburbs questioned — and at times lashed out at — Federal Aviation Administration officials Monday at a workshop to go over expansion plans at O'Hare International Airport.
Eric Rose knew that he would take a financial hit when he needed to reschedule a flight home with his wife, Marci, after dropping off their son at college in Tucson. After all, he had bought two $160 nonrefundable tickets.
Those annoyingly long security lines at Midway International Airport could be shortened by a major $248 million remodeling of the airport over the next several years, also slated to include more parking, restaurants and shops, according to a proposal announced by city officials Thursday.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust is at it again. And this time, the organization will venture to destinations off the beaten path to view architectural gems.
Chicago aviation authorities have failed to produce convincing evidence that keeping open all the diagonal runways at O'Hare International Airport would increase the risk of planes colliding, residents protesting the city's new noise-mitigation proposals said Friday.
The Emanuel administration on Friday will propose an experiment at O'Hare International Airport to rotate the runways used late at night, possibly on a weekly basis, to spread out jet noise, the city's aviation chief told the Chicago Tribune.
The entrance to the parking lot offering the lowest rates at O'Hare International Airport will close Wednesday to make room for construction of a rental car facility and public parking garage, city aviation officials said Monday.
Several high-profile technology glitches disrupted American business on Wednesday, when the New York Stock Exchange went down, shortly after a United Airlines computer hiccup grounded flights worldwide — and business types couldn’t read about those events in The Wall Street Journal for a while...
More than 1.6 million passengers will travel through Chicago's airports for the Fourth of July holiday travel period from Thursday through Tuesday, the Chicago Department of Aviation said Thursday.
Packed planes and rising fares have pushed up airline profits — along with costs for cramped and harried travelers.
Rhetoric continued over whether three Middle East airlines are unfairly subsidized by their governments with release of a survey late Monday that shows most Americans think U.S. carriers "need more competition from foreign airlines," not less.
Airplane cabin air can turn toxic, sickening passengers and crew, a problem that's been alleged for decades in the U.S. and around the world, says a lawsuit filed Monday against Chicago-based aircraft-maker Boeing Co.
Airline passengers are expected to rely more heavily in the future on smartphones and portable devices to make travel less stressful thanks to mobile check-in apps, automatic flight updates, mapping software to navigate airports and technology to locate bags.
A chair massage at an airport is not like most other chair massages.
You probably won't need to buy a smaller carry-on suitcase after all.
Confusion over similar-sounding flight numbers is under investigation as the cause of a close call between two airliners taking off on intersecting runways at Midway Airport, an aviation source said Wednesday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced a plan to allow drivers to reserve parking spaces for an extra $10 a day at O’Hare International and Midway airports and for the city to eventually offer amenities like carwashing, detailing and maintenance services for people who leave their cars at the...
The engineer in last month's fatal Amtrak crash wasn't using his cellphone to talk, text or download anything just before the train sped off the tracks, investigators said Wednesday, addressing one big question about what might have caused the accident but only deepening the mystery of what did.
Millions of fliers might soon want to buy new carry-on suitcases.
It started with a Facebook post, led to a trending hashtag on Twitter and then made international headlines.
TripAdvisor.com has released their Travelers’ Choice awards for Landmarks. More than 700 landmarks worldwide were considered; favorites were chosen by quantity/quality of reviews over a 12-month period.