Updated 9:00am, 06/18/11It could take several days for thousands of stranded travelers to get home after a United Airlines computer system shut down for several hours, leading to widespread cancelations Friday night. The unspecified "network connectivity" problem was fixed and flights
United Airlines announced Friday that the company is bringing 1,300 new jobs to Chicago. That caps off a topsy turvy week for Chicago business.Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says this United Airlines news is just the beginning.
After a long and bitter debate, a partial deal has been reached to continue expansion of O'Hare International Airport.It took the federal government to mediate negotiations between the City of Chicago and United and American Airlines, the biggest carriers at O'Hare.
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.