| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:28 PM
You booked the flight, you reserved the hotel room and the rental car and maybe you even figured out your meal. You're set. No surprises, right? Maybe not.
As we too often find out when traveling these days, the cost of the trip is not necessarily the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:15 PM
American Airlines Flight 810 from Reno blew two main landing gear tires upon arriving at O'Hare International Airport this afternoon, an AA spokeswoman said.
It happened just before 1 p.m. Monday. The aircraft came to a stop on a taxiway, and passengers...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:40 PM
It's been even less of a beach-going day than forecast in Chicago, likely setting a record low high temperature for July 27, but at least it's not expected to get cold enough to set a record low temperature.
The high temperature on Saturday was forecast...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Lost luggage, flight delays and turbulence. There's nothing quite like air travel to remind people that much of what happens in life is beyond their control.
But for the Rev. Michael Zaniolo, a Roman Catholic priest who oversees the airport ministries...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:24 PM
SOUTH BEND – A major airline announces it is leaving South Bend. Frontier Airlines started flying here less than a year ago. An airport spokesperson says the airport isn't in trouble just because Frontier is leaving. Despite the need for service...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Official confirmed Friday that one of the victims of the Asiana Airlines crash died after being run over by a rescue vehicle.
San Mateo County Coroner Robert J. Foucrault said Friday that a 16-year-old Chinese girl was alive on the tarmac at San...
| Jun 28, 2013
Traffic races by on Interstate Highway 290 and the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway, while airplanes from O'Hare International Airport soar overhead. Tucked away from the bustle is Itasca, a remarkably secluded and low-key western suburb with residents going about...
| Jul 8, 2013
Bonnie Lane in Elk Grove Village seems an unlikely place to be sniffing around for elephant tusks and black rhinoceros horns brought into the United States from Africa, but Lancer the G-dog "nose" his way around cargo facilities.
Lancer, a 4-year-old...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:33 AM
PELLSTON -- Pellston Regional Airport saw the first growth in the number of passengers since 2005, according the annual Federal Aviation Administration report released each July.
The airport had previously been on a seven year skid following the economic...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Flights were delayed this morning at Chicago's two main airports after a fire alarm went off at an Elgin air traffic control facility and the building had to be evacuated.
The alarm was triggered about 8:03 a.m. because water was detected flowing into...
| Jul 1, 2013
Are you a brilliant inventor?
I bet you are. How many times have you encountered some annoyance of everyday life and grumbled, "Why can't someone just invent ..."?
Sure, someone else will have to work out the details. But when I saw an announcement...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:20 PM
A judge set bail at $10,000 today for a Northwest Side man who is charged with stealing a valuable violin from a woman after the theft was captured on surveillance video at O’Hare International Airport, police said.
Volodymyr Babiy appeared today...