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The Qatar connection

(eTN) - Qatar Airways may not be as big as its bigger brother to the south, Emirates, but that may not be such a bad thing.

Severe storm causes close to 1000 flight cancellations in Chicago

CHICAGO, USA – A severe storm has lead to the cancellation of close to 1,000 flights into and out of airports in Chicago, where up to 10 inches of snow is forecasted to drop down into northern Illin

Midwest blizzard causes travel woes and flight cancellations

Many people planning Christmas trips have been stuck at Chicago's two airports -- O'Hare and Midway - because of flight cancellations.

Ryder Cup sends hotel prices sky high in Chicago suburbs

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Ryder Cup, which will take place this upcoming weekend in Medinah, Ill., has caused hotel prices around the event's venue to sharply soar.

ICTP welcomes first member from Illinois

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission in Chicago,

Chicago’s Magnificent Mile once again hosts nation’s only shopping festival

CHICAGO, Ill. - The annual Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival, the country's only shopping festival of its kind, returns August 24 – September 6, 2012, for a can't-miss celebration.

Qatar Airways announces daily passenger flights to Chicago

LONDON, England – Qatar Airways today announces an expansion of its USA route network with the introduction of daily passenger flights to Chicago from April 10 next year.

Chicago selected as host city for World Route Development Forum

Representatives from The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), its partners and stakeholders, and UBM Aviation attended a signing ceremony earlier today to cement the decision that Chicago has been se

JetBlue adds fourth daily flight from Boston to Chicago

BOSTON, Mass. - Boston's largest carrier, JetBlue Airways, today announced the addition of a fourth daily frequency to its popular Boston-Chicago route just in time for the fall season.

American Airlines launches Chicago-Helsinki flight

CHICAGO, Ill. - American Airlines today launched its newest international flight from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Helsinki, Finnair's Nordic hub.

American Airlines re-launches Chicago-Dublin flight

CHICAGO, Ill. - As part of its new summer schedule, American Airlines will re-launch its daily nonstop flight between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Dublin, Ireland, beginning April 5.

United Airlines unveils the Oprah Winfrey plane

CHICAGO – United Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc., today unveiled The Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season Plane.

Aviation news: United plane evacuated at Chicago airport

CHICAGO - A United Airlines flight was evacuated Saturday morning at O'Hare International Airport due to a problem in the plane's cargo area.

Virgin America aborts Chicago attempts, plans Dallas flights

Virgin America Inc. plans to begin flights to and from Dallas, its first mid-continent destination, after failing for more than two years to secure airport gates in Chicago.

Delta targets New York high-fare corporate passengers

For New York business travelers bound for Chicago, there’s a new shuttle in town.

Airport news: Virgin America revives its efforts to enter Chicago market

Virgin America airline is trying again to enter the Chicago market by reviving its efforts to negotiate gate space at O'Hare.

Chicago hopes giant EYE will attracts lots of attention and tourists

Tourists are used to staring at unusual attractions, but visitors in Chicago, Illinois, will soon have one staring right back at them in a big way.

Chicago tourism promotion – recreating Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

The city of Chicago’s tourism office, Explore Chicago, has been avant garde in its approach to mastering Foursquare, especially with the On Location badge that challenges users to recreate the movie

American Airlines nonstop service from Chicago to Beijing to start on...

NEW YORK — American Airlines said Monday its nonstop service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Beijing will begin with four weekly flights, starting on May 25.

10 best free tourist spots to visit in Chicago

Chicago, IL - Suppose a family of four – two adults, two children – spent the day visiting all three museums on the Museum Campus, followed by the Willis Tower Skydeck, and finally, the Navy Pier

American Air inaugural Chicago-Beijing flight canceled due to time-slot dispute

AMR Corp.'s American Airlines canceled its planned inaugural flight between Chicago and Beijing on Monday, citing a disagreement with Chinese aviation authorities over take-off and landing times.

American Eagle starts nonstop Jacksonville-Chicago service

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched nonstop jet service between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Chicago's O'Hare Inter