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O'Hare International Airport

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  • 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,...
  • Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight

    Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight
    A United Airlines jet with 101 people on board was forced to land when the plane's evacuation slide opened mid-flight, according to KAKE. Officials are still trying to determine how and why the slide at the back of the cabin deployed. No one was hurt...
  • Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says

    Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says
    A handcuffed prisoner who escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center custody earlier this month was being transported in a van with three security officers when he fled out the vehicle's rear door, a police report shows. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified...
  • Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed

    Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed
    I'm all for affording former Mayor Jane Byrne a long overdue geographical honor, but I draw the line at the Circle. Byrne, now 80, Chicago's only female mayor, served from 1979 to 1983, but never had her name slapped on a park, street, building,...
  • In Bayless' 'Cascabel,' the smell of success

     In Bayless' 'Cascabel,' the smell of success
    In the service of entertainment, the Goodman Theatre has hosted fog machines and movie stars, Tony winners and disco balls. But this summer, the venerable institution will present two notable new attractions: Rick Bayless and an aroma diffuser. The...
  • Airfares remain flat, down 18% from 1995

    Airfares remain flat, down 18% from 1995
    While consumers might like to complain about airfares, federal data released Tuesday show prices have barely budged during the past year and are down nearly 18 percent since 1995 when adjusted for inflation. The average domestic roundtrip fare in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emirates to start O'Hare service Tuesday

    Emirates to start O'Hare service Tuesday
    Middle East luxury airline Emirates will begin service Tuesday from Chicago O’Hare. The first Emirates flight is slated to arrive at O’Hare at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday from Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates. The daily direct...
  • 80-degree streak reaches 7 days

    80-degree streak reaches 7 days
    It was much cooler in the city, along the lakefront and at Chicago's beaches, but Wednesday's afternoon high temperature hit 80 degrees at Chicago's official O'Hare observing site, making it the seventh straight day of 80 degrees or higher at that...
  • Rosemont-based drum corps spends summer on road

      Rosemont-based drum corps spends summer on road
    They arrived in north central Illinois early on a June morning, slept a few hours on a middle school floor, spent the day sweating on a makeshift football field and then competed in a stadium that evening. Before midnight, their caravan of charter buses...
  • Eisenhower reopens after flooding closes all lanes overnight

    Eisenhower reopens after flooding closes all lanes overnight
    Traffic was moving again on the Eisenhower Expressway this morning after flooding from heavy rains closed all lanes between Harlem Avenue and Mannheim Road. Police blocked the westbound lanes at Harlem Avenue and the eastbound lanes at Mannheim Road...