CDA announces new rates for parking at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As the new year approaches and travel plans are being made, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) reminds travelers that new rates for parking at O’Hare and Midway International Airports will take effect on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The new pricing rates vary depending on the lot/garage location and… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport expands and enhances efficiency of its cargo operations with the opening of O’Hare Northeast Cargo Center

CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Ginger S. Evans, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Erin Gruver of Aeroterm, LLC today to announce the opening of the first phase of the O’Hare Northeast Cargo Center, a more than $220 million development project at O’Hare International Airport that expands… Read the full press release

CDA expects more than 4.5 million passengers for Christmas and New Year holiday travel period

CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) expects more than 4.5 million passengers to travel through O’Hare and Midway International Airports for the Christmas and New Year holiday travel period beginning Tuesday, December 20 through Friday, January 6, 2016. Airlines anticipate an increase in passenger volume at both airports over… Read the full press release

CDA launches new tool that provides live updates on taxicab wait times at Chicago airports

CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (November  23, 2016) announced a feature that provides traveling passengers with live updates on taxicab wait times at Chicago airports. The new text messaging feature allows travelers to request and receive real-time taxicab wait times at O’Hare and Midway… Read the full press release

CDA announces the recipients of the 2016 Airports Going Green Award

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Airports Going Green Award. This prestigious award recognizes the contributions of each outstanding project, program, or person in pursuit of sustainability within the aviation industry. Made from reclaimed wood, these awards will be presented by… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Interjet’s new nonstop service between Mexico City and Chicago starting November 17, 2016

CHICAGO, 2016-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mexico-based carrier Interjet has announced it will begin nonstop service between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) on November 17, 2016. The Mexico City-Chicago route will have two daily flights. The flights will be operated on Airbus A-320s with a 150-seat capacity. The flights… Read the full press release

CDA announces Frontier Airlines’ new service from Chicago O’Hare to Punta Gorda and West Palm Beach in South Florida

CHICAGO, 2016-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Frontier Airlines has announced it will launch new service from Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to Punta Gorda (PGD) and West Palm Beach (PBI) in South Florida starting October 30, 2016. The new flights will operate from O’Hare Terminal 3 on an A320 aircraft. Frontier’s service between Chicago and Punta Gorda… Read the full press release

CDA to host Real Estate Industry Forum and Airport Industry Day on July 22, 2016 at the UIC Forum

CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention all those interested in participating in work at O’Hare or Midway International Airports. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will host two outreach events on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the UIC Forum. The CDA will host a Real Estate Industry Forum from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.The following topics will be covered: Mixed-use… Read the full press release

CDA: Midway International Airport received perfect score from FAA for its Part 139 airfield safety inspection

CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce that Midway International Airport received a perfect score from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Part 139 airfield safety inspection. The airfield inspection was completed last week. This annual test conducted by the FAA closely examines an airport’s compliance with… Read the full press release

CDA gets FAA approval for the Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Test Plan at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today approved the Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Test Plan for O’Hare International Airport. Developed by the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), the rotation plan is designed to achieve a more balanced distribution of noise exposure for Chicago and suburban communities surrounding O’Hare during overnight… Read the full press release

CDA announces the return of Air Carnival this summer at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, 2016-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and its concessionaires are excited to once again host Air Carnival, a unique program that provides fun-filled entertainment and activities for children this summer at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Air Carnival begins this week at both airports and will take place every… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Frontier’s additional new routes from Chicago O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2016-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Frontier Airlines begins adding new low fare nonstop service today from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Charlotte, N.C. (CLT); Kansas City, MO (MCI); Nashville, Tenn. (BNA); Portland, Ore. (PDX); St. Augustine, Fla. (UST); Seattle (SEA); and Minneapolis (MSP). To celebrate this new service, Frontier is offering special introductory fares… Read the full press release

CDA celebrates Chicago Restaurant Week by showcasing the flavorful and authentic cuisine at its Airports

CHICAGO, 2016-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is joining the celebration of Chicago Restaurant Week (January 22-February 4) by showcasing the flavorful and authentic cuisine offered at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. During “Airport Restaurant Week“, which begins this Friday, both airports will feature live cooking and mixology demonstrations, limited-time… Read the full press release

CDA: American Airlines to begin new nonstop service between Chicago and Sacramento, California on June 2, 2016

CHICAGO, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines recently announced it will begin new nonstop service between Chicago and Sacramento, California beginning June 2, 2016. The airline will operate two daily flights from O’Hare International Airport to Sacramento International Airport on a B737-800 aircraft. The airline will also extend daily service from Chicago O’Hare… Read the full press release

CDA will host a Contractor Open House on February 5 at the UIC Forum

CHICAGO, 2016-1-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention all contractors and suppliers of every size and specialty! The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will host a Contractor Open House on Friday, February 5, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the UIC Forum. Don’t miss this chance to network in person with prime contractors and… Read the full press release

CDA announces the retirement of Dr. John Zautcke, head of O’Hare Medical Clinic

CHICAGO, 2016-1-5 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announces the retirement of Dr. John Zautcke, head of the University of Illinois – Chicago  (UIC) Clinic at O’Hare International Airport. He will step down from his position today after 20 years on the job. Only a handful of airports in the United… Read the full press release

CDA will host delightful surprises and holiday spirit throughout December at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, 2015-12-10 — /Travel PR News/ — ‘Tis the season for delightful surprises and holiday spirit at Chicago’s airports! With the busy holiday season upon us, O’Hare and Midway International Airports are alive with live music, beautiful decorations, shops filled with great holiday gifts and even some magical surprises. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA)… Read the full press release

CDA: Volaris Airlines launches twice weekly service between Chicago Midway International Airport and the city of Durango, Mexico

CHICAGO, 2015-10-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris Airlines has announced new international service between Chicago Midway International Airport and the city of Durango, Mexico starting on December 8, 2015 with twice-a-week flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The flight schedules, including dates and times of operation for the new Chicago-Durango service, are as… Read the full press release

CDA will host Networking Opportunity for the Midway International Airport Request for Proposal on September 17, 2015

CHICAGO, 2015-9-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will host a Networking Opportunity for the Midway International Airport Request for Proposal (RFP) on Thursday, September 17, 2015. The networking event and business presentations will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago,… Read the full press release

City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House on October 6

CHICAGO, 2015-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention all contractors and suppliers of every size and specialty! Mark your calendars for the City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House  on Tuesday, October 6, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UIC Forum. Don’t miss this chance to network face-to-face with prime… Read the full press release

CDA announces that the Yellow Economy Parking Lot at Midway International Airport will close on July 13, 2015 for renovation; expected to re-open in November 2015

CHICAGO, 2015-7-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announces that the Yellow Economy Parking Lot at Midway International Airport, located at the northeast corner of Cicero Avenue and West 55th Street, will close on Monday, July 13, 2015 for renovation. The lot is expected to re-open in November 2015. The… Read the full press release

CDA Concessions Job Fairs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports on February 24 and March 3, 2015

CHICAGO, 2015-2-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for a job in a unique and exciting environment? Then mark you calendars for Tuesday, February 24, 2015 and Tuesday, March 3, 2015 for the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Concessions Job Fairs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. This will be your chance to speak directly to… Read the full press release

CDA Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino presented with the Father Mac Appreciation Award by the Haymarket Center

CHICAGO, 2014-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino was presented the Father Mac Appreciation Award by the Haymarket Center on November 20, 1014. The prestigious award is named for Monsignor Ignatius McDermott, the co-founder of Haymarket Center, and known to his friends as “Father Mac.” “Since assuming her… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport’s air cargo volume in H1-2014 has grown by 8.5 percent compared to the same time period in 2013

CHICAGO, 2014-8-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Through the first six months of 2014, air cargo volume at O’Hare International Airport has grown by 8.5 percent compared to the same time period in 2013. In June 2014 alone, O’Hare’s cargo tonnage increased by 11 percent over the same month in 2013. With over 738,500 tons of cargo handled… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host two exciting 5K events at Chicago’s airports later this year

Chicago, Il, 2014-5-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With the running season upon us, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) invites you to “Save the Date” for two exciting 5K events at Chicago’s airports later this year. On Sunday, September 21, 2014, the CDA and Southwest Airlines will host the second annual “Midway Fly Away 5K” at Midway International Airport, to… Read the full press release

The seventh annual Airports Going Green Conference will be held at Westin River North in downtown Chicago on November 3-5, 2014

CHICAGO, 2014-04-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Mark your calendars for the seventh annual Airports Going Green Conference on November 3-5, 2014.  The conference will be held at the Westin River North in downtown Chicago.  The sustainability achievements at O’Hare International Airport will be showcased in an airfield tour held on November 5th, the final day of the conference. Airports… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop on Friday, April 18, 2014

CHICAGO, 2014-04-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O’Hare or Midway International Airports, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s your chance to get informed! O’Hare Concourse C The Chicago Department of Aviation​ (CDA) will present a free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) expects over four million passengers will travel through Chicago’s airports for the holiday

Chicago, Il, US, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) anticipates more than four million passengers will travel through Chicago’s airports for the holiday travel period beginning Friday, December 20, 2013 through Monday, January 6, 2014. The busiest travel day at both airports is projected to be Friday, December 20, with 209,000 passengers at O’Hare and… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino honored with the 2013 “Excellence in Public Service” Award

Chicago, Il, US, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino was presented with the 2013 “Excellence in Public Service” Award from the Civic Federation and the Motorola Solutions Foundation today at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. Now in its 22nd year, the award annually recognizes a non-elected government official who… Read the full press release

Airports Going Green Conference November 12-14, 2013, many special events for attendees

DIRTT Chicago Green Learning Center Soiree – O’Hare Airfield Tour – O’Hare Indoor Urban Garden Reception Chicago, Il, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airports Going Green, November 12-14, 2013, offers many exciting events for attendees! DIRTT Chicago Green Learning Center Soiree Come relax and enjoy drinks and organic, locally-sourced appetizers at DIRTT (Doing it Right This Time) Green… Read the full press release