WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Transportation said Monday it has fined a regional affiliate of American Airlines $900,000 for keeping hundreds of passengers cooped up for hours on planes in Chicago earlier this year, a clear warning to airlines on the eve of the holiday travel season that simil
Mechanical problems forced an American Airlines plane en route to China to dump thousands of pounds of fuel over Lake Michigan.WMAQ-TV reports that the flight took off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Sunday night and returned safely to O'Hare about 90 minutes later
A retired police officer and a retired Secret Service agent helped wrestle a man to the cabin floor after he began pounding on the cockpit as an American Airlines flight approached San Francisco, the third security incident in a day on U.S.
The blizzard that rocked the Midwest this week brought most air travel to a standstill at some of the country’s busiest airports. Particularly in Chicago, where the city has been trying to lock in funding for a major expansion of O’Hare International Airport.
A meeting to discuss the future expansion of O'Hare International Airport was canceled Thursday.Mayor Richard Daley was scheduled to sit down with the heads of two major airlines to discuss funding for the project.Mayor Daley wants United and American Airlines to help pay for Phase 2 of the O'Hare M
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is shedding some light on the backroom negotiations over how to pay for further expansion of O'Hare International Airport.Daley is hoping airlines like United and American will help foot the bill for the next phase of the O'Hare Modernization Program.