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  • Which airlines fared best in quality rankings?

    Which airlines fared best in quality rankings?
    Virgin America had the highest performance ranking among 15 U.S. airlines in 2013 in an annual study as the industry's overall quality improved, researchers said on Monday. The national Airline Quality Rating, which ranks airlines in four categories based...
  • Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving

    Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving
    Among Jason Kunesh and Dan Ratner's many duties for the 2012 Barack Obama re-election effort was a revamp of the campaign's online donation system. That's where the campaign's technologists tried to convert someone's interest in the president into cash....
  • $2.6 million raised does a heart good

    $2.6 million raised does a heart good
    More than 850 supporters turned out for the American Heart Association's Chicago Heart Ball at Navy Pier on April 12. The organization raised $2.6 million — making this year's event a record-breaker — to support its mission of building...
  • Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status

    Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status
    The Adlai Stevenson Farm received national landmark status Wednesday, a prestigious designation that the former Illinois governor’s family hopes will remind people about the importance of public service and political civility. Located in Mettawa,...
  • Trek through options to find suitable travel rewards cards

    Travel rewards cards can help you earn free plane tickets and hotel stays — perks that would appeal to any young traveler on a shoestring budget. And today, big bonuses for people who sign up for a card for the first time are making the rewards even...
  • United: 22,500 canceled flights will hurt revenue

    United: 22,500 canceled flights will hurt revenue
    United Continental Holdings Inc. said winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 22,500 flights will erode a benchmark revenue gauge this quarter at the world’s second-largest airline. Revenue for each seat flown a mile will drop by...
  • Could an airplane disappear over Chicago?

    Could an airplane disappear over Chicago?
    Lake Michigan could swallow a plane whole if it left a Chicago airport, but authorities likely would find it more quickly than the still-missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.   Flight 370 disappeared over Southeast Asia and investigators have been...
  • Chicago flight to New Orleans diverts to Jackson, lands safely

    Chicago flight to New Orleans diverts to Jackson, lands safely
    United Airlines Flight No. 1263 out of Chicago to New Orleans was diverted Monday night due to a mechanical issue and landed safely in Jackson, Miss., officials said. The Boeing 737 aircraft, carrying 116 passengers and 6 crew members, landed safely...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Durable goods orders and shipments for March, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending April 20 Local earnings: AptarGroup Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Microelectronics Copr., Calamos Asset Management Inc.,...
  • Why was Mom's card charged for my ticket?

    Why was Mom's card charged for my ticket?
    After Robin Griffith's honeymoon, there's a mysterious $869 charge on her mother's credit card for a flight from Los Angeles to Mexico City. How did it get there, and how can she get rid of it? Q: My husband and I recently flew from Mexico City to Fiji...
  • Why some passengers are intentional 'no shows'

    Why some passengers are intentional 'no shows'
    Even though he couldn't use his airline ticket, Eric Smith refused to cancel his reservation on a United Airlines flight from Omaha to Baltimore. The reason? Smith, a technician at an aerospace company in Montgomery Village, Md., ran a few numbers,...
  • No refund for a sick passenger?

    No refund for a sick passenger?
    After Merrill Hakim is diagnosed with lung cancer, she asks her airline for a refund on a nonrefundable ticket. But is that allowed? Q: I have tickets on Aer Lingus to fly from Dublin to Paris. I was diagnosed with lung cancer a few weeks before we...