Frontier launches new service from O'Hare, AA/US integrate fare codes, Newark Liberty to get upgrade
What we’re reading: Airlines comment on AA/US merger, LAX & ORD predicted to be busiest on Thanksgiving, Freedom Tower is America’s tallest
DL, VX, WN have their say about the merger, LAX, ORD predicted to be busiest this Thanskgiving, Willis Tower no longer tallest building in US
United O'Hare free employee clinic at Walgreens, United plane hits fuel truck, excess battery voltage ruled out in Boeing 787s
International nonstops flights are great, but they aren't available to most destinations. When planning travel, many travelers go for the shortest total time, however, the connection point can often be a more important factor.
It's the call no travel agent wants to get, and no traveler wants to make — "I'm going to miss my flight, what's the next one." Sometimes agents get the happy task of informing travelers that the flight is also late; more often, it's a scramble for alternatives.
JetBlue excited about new A320, AA & UA vs Chicago on airport improvements, Westjet and Delta in expanded codeshare agreement
While summer may seem like a safer time to travel, there are a number of weather issues that can seriously impact a trip, some on a regular basis. Certain airports seem to have chronic problems.
Basically in a weather delay situation, ATC (Air Traffic Control) gives each airline a certain number of "slots" — i.e. how many planes they can land within a given time. Each airline then prioritizes their flights accordingly.
This morning, Virgin America announced that Chicago O'Hare will be its newest destination once the infamously over-crowded airport opens a new runway this coming November.
Some new residents have taken up home at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport -- and by "residents" I mean "rodents" -- dozens and dozens of rodents.