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Thanksgiving Travel Guide 2018: Best, worst times for Chicago drivers - WLS-TV

Both Midway and O'Hare airports are expected to be among the busiest airports in the nation for Thanksgiving holiday travel this year with more than two million passengers expected starting Tuesday through next Monday, a 5.4 percent increase compared ...

How to use public transportation to get into the city from US and international airports - Los Angeles Times

Flying into an unfamiliar airport can be a headache, and if you don't know the public transportation ropes, you could end up in a cab or using a ride share, which can be budget trouble. Here are efficient and cost-effective ways to get from major U.S ...

American Airlines flight attendants plan to picket on historic date - Chicago Business Journal

Legacy American Airlines flight attendants have not forgotten what happened 25 years ago. To acknowledge what is believed to be the last big strike by any large work group at a major United States-based airline, flight attendants at American will staff ...

13 USA Airports Where We'll Miss Our Plane (12 We'd Never Visit Anyway) - TheTravel (blog)

Most flights head to O'Hare Airport in Chicago where you can connect to other flights. Students love the University of Illinois Willard Airport for the ease of getting back home. A 45-minute ride to O'Hare gives the perfect route for those wanting to ...

The Best of the Biggest US Airports - Wall Street Journal

Atlanta | Boston | Charlotte | Chicago | Dallas-Fort Worth | Denver | Detroit | Houston | Las Vegas | Los Angeles | Miami | Minneapolis-St. Paul | Newark | New York JFK | New York LaGuardia | Orlando | Philadelphia | Phoenix | San Francisco | Seattle ...

Racing for Your Flight but Need a Winter Coat? Try the Airport Vending Machine - Wall Street Journal

Farmer's Fridge, a Chicago company that dispenses fresh salads, soups and sandwiches from vending machines around that city and Milwaukee, is considering additional airport locations in its plans to expand to new cities. The company's seven machines at ...

Chicago O'Hare International Airport: Insiders' Tips for Flights to and From ORD - Wall Street Journal

Never, under any circumstance, stop and stand still in the middle of the concourses. This is a busy airport with thousands of people walking down already narrow halls. Keep it moving! • If parking in garage, be sure to take a ticket or mark name of ...

Airport Historian Takes Flight With 'Aviation Chicago Timeline' - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The 450-page “Aviation Chicago Timeline” will officially launch on Sunday, Nov. 18 in a local book-signing ceremony at Chicago Executive Airport on the northeast side of the field. The open house and signing runs from 1 to 5 p.m. at the airport office ...

Thanksgiving travel: Here are the busiest airports and routes - Chicago Business Journal

Planes between Chicago's O'Hare International (ORD) and New York City's LaGuardia Airport (LGA) are likely to be packed during the always business Thanksgiving travel period. That's one of a number of choice insights on national travel trends that ...

13 airports with the most over-the-top holiday decorations - INSIDER

Chicago's "Holiday Train" has been around for 20 years, and is the most festive way to arrive at the airport during the holiday season. Usually, six cars are festively adorned with colorful lights and bows, while hand poles are transformed into candy ...

O'Hare Airport's multimodal mystery deepens: Is it open or not? - Chicago Business Journal

The O'Hare multimodal facility mystery deepened on Tuesday, as spokespeople for the Chicago Department of Aviation still would not confirm if the massive 2.5-million-square-foot facility is open and operating — roughly two years later than initially ...

Hawthorne to open new corporate hangar and office at Chicago Executive Airport - Business Airport International (press release) (blog)

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services is to open a new 32,760ft2 (3,043m2) corporate hangar and office facility at Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK) this month. This project increases Hawthorne's total leasable space at KPWK to nearly 75,000ft2 (6,970m2 ...

For 25 Years, the Orange Line Has Been a Fruitful Addition to the 'L' System. - Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

The Chicago Transit Authority was marking the 25th anniversary of the opening of Orange Line service to Midway Airport. Southwest Airlines provided complimentary oranges to mark the occasion and the Chicago Transit Authority handed out commemorative ...

Drought of detective exams blamed for Chicago's dismal homicide clearance rate - Chicago Sun-Times

The superintendent also revealed that he has recently bolstered the number of police officers assigned to Chicago airports — from 176 officers to 224 at O'Hare and from 59 to 74 officers at Midway Airport. “We have to be realistic in terms of the fact ...

Chicago airport tower named after Polish American flight safety crusader - thenews.pl

Pucinski, who died in 2002 at the age of 83, hailed from a family of Polish immigrants and was a longtime leader of the Polish American community in Chicago, public broadcaster Polish Radio's IAR news agency has reported. During World War II, Pucinski ...

O'Hare Airport's Multimodal facility finally opening in November - Chicago Business Journal

O'Hare Airport's new Multimodal Facility for public parking and rental car operations is expected to open in November, a spokeswoman for the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) said Thursday. When pressed for a specific date in November, however, the ...

Cybersecurity study ranks best and worst US airports' Wi-Fi - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Some good news for patrons of Chicago-Midway International Airport who use their smart phones and laptops to do business or pass time while waiting on a flight. According to a new survey by Coronet, a cloud security company based in Tel Aviv, Israel, ...

Chicago officials challenge ICE use of Gary's airport for deportations - Chicago Tribune

Gary municipal and airport officials were defensive Monday of accusations by a Chicago alderman and other Chicago and Illinois government officials that Chicago's reputation was being tainted because the Gary/Chicago International Airport is used to ...

Gary Airport US Customs Facility opens - The Chicago Cusader

Airport accepted first international arrival on Sunday. Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) announced this week that its new general aviation U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility is open for business and accepting international arrivals.

As Chicago mayor, Gery Chico says he'd end funding for Gary airport where federal deportation flights start - Chicago Tribune

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico wants Chicago to stop sending money across the state line to Gary-Chicago International Airport in northwest Indiana. Chico on Monday said the flights that federal immigration officials operate from the airport to deport ...

Chicago, Illinois is the third-largest city in the United States and a major transportation hub. The city is served by two major airports, and is the main freight rail hub of North America.

Michael Hayden's neon installation "Sky's the Limit" (1987) in a subterranean walkway at O'Hare Airport. Sometimes called "The Gershwin Tunnel", the walkway connects concourses B and C of Terminal 1, which is operated by United Airlines.
A westbound 'L' train crosses the south fork of the Chicago River

Chicago, Illinois is the third-largest city in the United States and a major transportation hub. The city is served by two major airports, and is the main freight rail hub of North America.

Mass transit in much of the Chicago metropolitan area is managed through the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), which was installed by referendum in 1974. The RTA provides transportation services through the funding of three subordinate agencies: the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra, and Pace.