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.
After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact.
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.
Chicago's airports have experienced five breaches of perimeter security over the past 11 years, including one this January when a man armed with a pistol drove past a checkpoint.
The Internet is teeming with travel Web sites that will can lock in the lowest air fare, find you a plane with onboard Wi-Fi and even hook you up with a travel companion.
The popular online home-rental service Airbnb will allow American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration of detente between the two countries late last year.
Airline pilots are supposed to be the ones we trust.
Federal prosecutors in Utah have charged a man from west suburban Geneva with sexually abusing a 3-year-old boy during a flight from Chicago to San Diego.
Could Mayor Rahm Emanuel be thinking about renaming Chicago’s airports, perhaps after President Barack Obama?
Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.
JetBlue and Southwest Airlines deliver the best customer experience in the U.S. airline industry, according to the 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual ranking of companies based on a survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers released Thursday.
For air travel in the U.S., 2014 brought soaring profits for airlines and turbulence for passengers.
A plane that reported having mechanical problems landed safely at O'Hare International Airport on Saturday afternoon, officials said.
Airline executives and airport operators usually have a cordial relationship, working hand in hand to keep travelers on the go.
Scary news if you are flying any time soon: Airport screening procedures to stop the spread of infectious diseases miss half to three-quarters of infected travelers who make it to their destinations, according to a new university study.
At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
Illinois is working on a plan to bring state driver's licenses up to federal security standards before new air travel restrictions kick in next year.
Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days.
Ask for the best room in the house, and what do you get? Grandeur is not a one-size-fits-all image. Look at how elegance, setting, views, expense and amenities vary at these destinations in 10 Midwestern states.
The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday.
You know who likes all the fees airlines charge? Customers do, one airline industry analyst contends, and he has an idea for a bunch of new ones.
An icy Niagara Falls drew a small but hardy stream of tourists Friday intent on witnessing the extraordinary crystalline spectacle, if only long enough to click some photos.
It all began with Lily, a 15-pound snowball of a French bulldog with the face of a tough guy and the personality of a princess.