Articles tagged “o’hare”

International Terminal at Chicago O’Hare Airport to Be Expanded for First Time

International Terminal at Chicago O’Hare Airport to Be Expanded for First Time

Associated Press

They do things big in Chicago and the international terminal at its signature airport, Chicago O'Hare, will see its first major expansion since it arrived on the scene more than two decades ago.

3 years ago

Chicago’s Mayor Announces New Hotels For O’Hare Airport to Make Spending a Night Easier

Chicago’s Mayor Announces New Hotels For O’Hare Airport to Make Spending a Night Easier

Associated Press

Many airport hotels are trending upwards in their quality and convenience but there are still many more not yet up to par with modern travelers and not prepared to handle growing passenger traffic around the world.

3 years ago

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

United Redirects Passenger Foot Traffic at O’Hare by Eliminating Moving Walkways

United Redirects Passenger Foot Traffic at O’Hare by Eliminating Moving Walkways

Associated Press

Oscar Munoz's first act as the new United CEO is to remove the moving walkways at O'Hare? OK, not really. Passengers better get their walking shoes on, though. The walkways are actually the victim of passenger-flow efficiencies and rolling bags.

4 years ago

O’Hare Airport Is Falling Behind In Operations and Retail, Aviation Chief Says

O’Hare Airport Is Falling Behind In Operations and Retail, Aviation Chief Says

Associated Press

Part of forging a solution is at least recognizing there is a problem and Chicago's new aviation chief seems to be well aware that O'Hare isn't keeping pace with its global peers.

4 years ago

Chicago O’Hare Can’t Get Things Right, Despite Its Promises

Chicago O’Hare Can’t Get Things Right, Despite Its Promises

Jason Keyser, Associated Press

Dear Chicago: We love you, but your airports and city crime levels are testing our patience. Get your act together. Signed, America.

4 years ago

U.S. Flight Delays Spread into Weekend After Control Center Fire

U.S. Flight Delays Spread into Weekend After Control Center Fire

Alan Levin, Del Quentin Wilber and Elizabeth Campbell, Bloomberg

A rare fire started by an FAA employee led to the widespread flight delays, which means these are one-time delays that will impact carrier's punctuality and profits for only one quarter.

5 years ago

U.S. Airports Make Modest Improvements in Wait Times in 2013

U.S. Airports Make Modest Improvements in Wait Times in 2013

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The White House report puts a positive spin on modest improvements in wait times for international visitors at U.S. airports, but it is still an inexcusable bottleneck in many places.

5 years ago

Chicago O’Hare Airport’s New Runway Could Have Nationwide Impact

Chicago O’Hare Airport’s New Runway Could Have Nationwide Impact

Associated Press

What happens at O'Hare reverberates throughout the country, and that's why a new runway at that airport could help ease congestion from time to tome around the nation.

6 years ago

O’Hare Gets $10 Million to Resolve Takeoff Gridlock

Jon Hilkevitch, Chicago Tribune

It can be extremely frustrating to finally get the OK to leave the gate, but then wait endlessly in line waiting for takeoff. If this new taxiway at O'Hare can help ease that congestion and all of the stops and starts, then God bless them.

6 years ago

O’Hare Airport Turns to Sheep and Goats for Grounds Maintenance

O’Hare Airport Turns to Sheep and Goats for Grounds Maintenance

Jason Keyser, Associated Press

O'Hare joins San Francisco Airport, already on board in the "Goatscaping" movement, which offers a cheap and environmentally friendly way to prevent brush fires and bird invasions.

6 years ago

Atlanta May Soon Be Displaced as the World’s Busiest Airport

Atlanta May Soon Be Displaced as the World’s Busiest Airport

Jon Hilkevitch , Chicago Tribune

New runways will make travel in and out of O'Hare easier, but Chicago suburb residents will likely not welcome the projected increase in overhead noise.

6 years ago