Articles tagged “midway”

Chicago Airports Planning for More Than 4 Million Passengers Over Holidays

Chicago Airports Planning for More Than 4 Million Passengers Over Holidays

Associated Press

The only word that means anything at Chicago airports this time of year is "weather."

4 years ago

Chicago Midway to Get Improvements From $784 Million Bond Sale

Chicago Midway to Get Improvements From $784 Million Bond Sale

Elizabeth Campbell, Bloomberg

Midway has always seemed minor league -- both in its on-time numbers and its facilities -- to O'Hare. Perhaps this will improve matters a bit.

5 years ago

Chicago’s Midway Airport Hits 20 Million Passenger Milestone in 2013

Chicago’s Midway Airport Hits 20 Million Passenger Milestone in 2013

Associated Press

O'Hare's little sister added 12 new destinations last year suggesting the hub is poised for further growth, especially after the Chicago Mayor boosted the city's visitor goal by 5 million tourists.

6 years ago

Hundreds of Southwest Passengers Impacted by Tarmac Delays, DOT Investigating

Hundreds of Southwest Passengers Impacted by Tarmac Delays, DOT Investigating

Associated Press

Tarmac delays of greater than three hours are subject to the airlines having to pay fines. Lots of carriers cancelled flights before the storms to allow for such contingencies.

6 years ago

Southwest Has a New Accolade it Doesn’t Want: Worst On-Time Schedule

Southwest Has a New Accolade it Doesn’t Want: Worst On-Time Schedule

Gregory Karp, Chicago Tribune

Southwest may have issues, but don't blame Chicago Midway's on-time issues on the carrier. "Most delays" is the list where it manages to top home-town rival O'Hare on a consistent basis.

6 years ago

Chicago Will Not Turn Over Midway Airport to a Private Company

Chicago Will Not Turn Over Midway Airport to a Private Company

Brian Chappatta and Tim Jones, Bloomberg

Privatization of transport does not guarantee success -- just as British rail passengers -- but many U.S. airports need something to improve the poor municipal management they currently are stuck with.

6 years ago