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O'Hare International Airport

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  • United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare

    United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare
    United Airlines on Friday quietly rolled out self-service bag-tagging at Chicago O'Hare airport. In the tradition of pumping your own gas and bagging your own groceries, Chicago-based United will offer self-tagging with an eye toward speeding the...
  • Ask Tom: How are temperatures determined?

    Dear Tom, It's much warmer in the sun than in the shade, and I have always wondered how temperature readings are determined. Is the temperature an average of the sun and shade temperatures? — Mary Braun Dear Mary, Chicago's official...
  • Ask Tom: Do you remember flash floods in 2001?

    Dear Tom, Back in August 2001 I remember getting caught in two major floods. Details? — Thanks, Harry G. Grayslake Dear Harry, August 2001 was a very wet month in the Chicago area. The O'Hare region caught the brunt of the rain with 12.25...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Gate 1 Travel's Classic Guatemala tour is priced from $779 per person double occupancy, including round-trip air from Miami. The...
  • Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens

    Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens
    Now arriving at the Halsted Green Line stop: your train, with a side of eggs. Chef Darryl Fuery, of South Deering, was awarded a contract last week by the CTA board to open Praise Chicago Restaurant, an eatery that Fuery says will not only satisfy the...
  • Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off

    Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off
    Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike

    O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport has seen a spike in cargo volume during the first half of the year, adding to evidence that the freight business at O’Hare is recovering from the deep nationwide recession, an official said. Air cargo...
  • Blue Line's Damen, California stations to close in September and October

    Blue Line's Damen, California stations to close in September and October
    The California station on the Blue Line's O'Hare branch will close for six weeks starting in September, followed by a nine-week shutdown of the Damen station to accommodate work on the almost half-billion-dollar renovation of the route, CTA officials said...
  • Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens

    Additional bus-on-shoulder service coming to Stevenson; possible some day on Edens
    The bus-on-shoulders commuting option that began as an experiment three years ago on the Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55) has proven so successful service will be enhanced and possibly replicated on the Edens Expressway (I-94) The bus-on-shoulders...
  • Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal

    Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal
    Southwest Airlines began revolutionizing the jet-setting world of air travel roughly four decades ago with its no-frills service and helped reshape the U.S. airline industry into the mass transit system of the sky — complete with overcrowding,...
  • Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?

     Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?
    The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...