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.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.
Airline employees cannot be held liable if they misinterpret a passenger's reference to a bomb as a threat when they report it to security authorities as long as their statements are not false on key facts, an appeals court said Thursday.
Federal inspectors found some unwanted visitors in baggage at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport — the destructive Khapra beetle.
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.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the country.
Airline travelers looking to save money have a couple of reasons to cheer and one cause to grouse.
A man was arrested at Midway Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on luggage, authorities said.
The airline industry is evolving from providing just transportation to being more of a hospitality and services business, and by that measure Chicago-based United Airlines is failing, according to the J.D. Power 2015 North America Airline Satisfaction Study released Wednesday.
American Airlines' merger with US Airways is near the start of combining its passenger reservation system, a delicate task that went so wrong for Chicago-based United Airlines in 2012 that the carrier saw mass customer defections and damaged profits.