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.
Marriott International says its flagship hotel unit will offer guests access to Netflix's streaming-video service on TVs in its guest rooms.
Millions of fliers might soon want to buy new carry-on suitcases.
Jetliners roared down O'Hare's newest runway as Chicago officials cheerfully touted the latest piece of a decade-long overhaul as a tipping point that could cut delays in half and dramatically improve the reputation for bottlenecks at the nation's busiest airport.
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.
United Airlines is changing catering companies at O'Hare International Airport, swapping from longtime vendor Gate Gourmet to LSG Sky Chefs early next year, a move that has some 700 food workers in Chicago nervous about job security and pay.
Travel expense management software maker Certify, in its latest quarterly report analyzing corporate travel and entertainment expenses, says Starbucks remains the food and beverage brand most often expensed. The report shows that business travelers like convenience, value and brands they know....
It should have been a pleasant day to fly – partly sunny with a sprinkling of rain possible – for the passengers on the more than 21/2 -hour American Eagle Airlines flight late last month to Chicago from the East Coast.
Larry Johnson was settling back as the plane left Chicago, his girlfriend beside him nursing their son. Suddenly a woman several rows in front of them passed out. Then another woman.
A woman was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane at Midway Airport on Thursday afternoon after she poked a seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring, according to an airline spokeswoman.
Airlines in the U.S. are doing a poorer job of serving travelers, with more late flights, more lost bags and more customer complaints, according to a report released Monday.
Domestic airlines in February were more on time than a year ago, but departures from Chicago airports were among the tardiest, as usual, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.