Volaris Airlines starts service between Chicago Midway International Airport and Queretaro Intercontinental Airport in Mexico on May 19, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Great news for Midway travelers! Volaris Airlines will begin a new international route between Chicago Midway International Airport and Queretaro Intercontinental Airport (QRO) in Mexico with twice-weekly service starting on May 19, 2017. This is a brand new destination served from Chicago. “We are very pleased to welcome another… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host second-annual Ticket to Taste at O’Hare International Airport on January 24

CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) invites the public to experience first-class dining at O’Hare International Airport on January 24. The second-annual Ticket to Taste is a one-time opportunity for non-travelers to enjoy Terminal 5. No boarding pass required! Ticket to Taste will take place in O’Hare’s International Terminal 5 from… 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

All Nippon Airways starts new daily service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Tokyo International Airport

CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline group, has launched nonstop service to a new route from Chicago to Haneda, Japan. The new service, which started on October 30, will operate daily between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Tokyo International Airport. The current schedule, which runs from November 6 through… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host Airport Construction and Concessions Job Fair on Wednesday, October 12

CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention job seekers. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will host an Airport Construction and Concessions Job Fair on Wednesday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UIC Forum. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet representatives from companies looking to hire individuals to work at O’Hare or Midway… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation kicks off Military Appreciation Month

CHICAGO, 2016-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago’s airports are ready to honor our military as the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) kicks off Military Appreciation Month. This annual celebration, now in its fifth year, recognizes active and former military personnel traveling through O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Throughout the month of May, the CDA, in… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation welcomes confectionery concessionaire Sarah’s Candies at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2016-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Something sweet has arrived at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Sarah’s Candies, a confectionery concessionaire with homemade local delights, celebrated its official grand opening today.​ The new store, located in Terminal 2, Concourse F, near Gate F8, features handmade chocolate candies. Sarah’s Candies is unique in that all the locally… 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

Chicago Department of Aviation opens third “Mother’s Room” at O’Hare International Airport in Terminal 1

CHICAGO, 2015-11-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for the busy holiday travel season, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has opened a third “Mother’s Room” at O’Hare International Airport in Terminal 1. O’Hare’s newest Mother’s Room is located past security in Terminal 1, B Concourse across from Gate B10. This amenity offers… Read the full press release

National Geographic photojournalist Robert H. Miller will give Airports Going Green conference keynote address on Tuesday, October 27

CHICAGO, 2015-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Going Green is pleased to announce that renowned National Geographic photojournalist and author Robert H. Miller will give the conference keynote address on Tuesday, October 27. Miller’s award-winning work has captured in words and photos the heroism, pain, determination, suffering, faith, and spirit of veterans. His two… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation Contractor Open House to be held on October 6 at the UIC Forum

CHICAGO, 2015-10-5 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House is next week on Tuesday, October 6 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the UIC Forum. Online registration is closed, but you can still register onsite the day of the event. Don’t miss this chance… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: Midway International Airport Pre-proposal event was a great success

CHICAGO, 2015-9-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Pre-proposal meeting and Concessions Connections events for the Midway International Airport Concessions Request for Proposal (RFP) were a great success. More than 250 individuals attended the event held at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place on September 17, 2015. The purpose of the… 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

Chicago Department of Aviation at HMSHost-sponsored Airports Going Green, the 2nd Annual Sustainable Fashion Show on October 26 in Chicago

CHICAGO, 2015-8-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Join us for a very special event at Airports Going Green: The 2nd Annual Sustainable Fashion Show presented Monday evening, October 26.  Sponsored by HMSHost, the Fashion Show will highlight clothes and accessories made from re-purposed and sustainable materials crafted by the Fashion Studies Department at Columbia College in… Read the full press release

The third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns September 13

CHICAGO, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns September 13, offering runners and walkers of all fitness levels the opportunity to experience the airfield of Midway International Airport.  The course offers stunning views of Chicago’s skyline as the backdrop, complete with aircraft taking off and landing overhead…. Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation hosts its 2nd Annual Sustainable Foods Happy Hour! at Airports Going Green this October

​CHICAGO, 2015-7-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Sustainability involves all the senses – seeing inspiring presentations, tasting delicious foods and brews and delighting in their aromas, listening to great music, and touching newly woven fabrics and products made from recycled materials. Join us in Chicago this October at Airports Going Green when the Chicago Department… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation expects over 1.6 million passengers for the Fourth of July holiday through Chicago’s airports

CHICAGO, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) anticipates more than 1.6 million passengers will travel through Chicago’s airports for the Fourth of July holiday travel period from today, July 2, 2015 through Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Over the six-day period, airlines’ passenger projections have increased at O’Hare by 4.5 percent… Read the full press release

Coca-Cola, Renew Merchandise, and the Hudson Group join Chicago Department of Aviation at the 2015 Airports Going Green Conference, October 25-28

CHICAGO, 2015-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — This year the sustainability leaders at Coca-Cola, Renew Merchandise, and the Hudson Group will join the Chicago Department of Aviation at the 2015 Airports Going Green Conference, October 25-28, in Chicago. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to hear the success stories of these companies, see products and… Read the full press release

Midway International Airport conducts full-scale emergency response exercise

CHICAGO, 2015-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), Chicago Fire Department (CFD) and several other city, state and federal officials conducted a full-scale emergency response exercise today at Midway International Airport. The exercise was a simulated incident involving a fire onboard an aircraft volunteers posing as victims. The exercise was intended… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation kicks off Military Appreciation Month with series of planned events, programs and special discounts for military personnel

CHICAGO, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago’s airports are sparkling in red, white and blue to honor our military as the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) kicks off Military Appreciation Month. This annual celebration, now in its fourth year, recognizes active and former military personnel traveling through O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Throughout the… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation presented an award for sustainability to The Grove, Inc. (TGI) for its commitment to sustainability at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-4-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) presented an award for sustainability to The Grove, Inc. (TGI) for its commitment to sustainability at O’Hare International Airport. The event highlighted TGI’s achievement of the highest level of certification under the CDA Sustainable Airport Manual(SAM) Concession & Tenants – Operation… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to present free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop on Friday, April 17, 2015

CHICAGO, 2015-4-15 — /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! The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will present a free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop on… 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

Chicago Department of Aviation: United Airlines to launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015

CHICAGO, 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to government approval. The summer-season service will operate five-times-weekly through June 3, daily from June 4 to Aug. 17, and six-times-weekly from Aug. 18 through Sept. 23,… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: United Airlines will operate seasonal nonstop service between Chicago and Dublin in summer 2015

CHICAGO, 2014-11-26 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines today announced that it will operate seasonal nonstop service between Chicago and Dublin in summer 2015. Flight 152 will depart O’Hare International Airport daily at 6:05 p.m., arriving in Dublin, Ireland at 7:35 a.m. the following day (all times local). On the return, flight 153 will depart… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation celebrated the opening of new art installation called “City Windows” at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2014-11-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 5, 2014), the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) celebrated the opening of a new art installation called “City Windows” at O’Hare International Airport. The piece was created by artist Qiao Xiaoguang, Director of the Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Center at the Central Academy for Fine Arts… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino honored by Premier Traveler magazine as one of its 30 “Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry”

CHICAGO, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino has been honored by Premier Traveler magazine as one of its 30 “Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry”. According to Premier Traveler, the award recipients are women who are taking the lead in the travel industry right now. In the coming… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Aviation to host Contractor Open House on October 16, 2014 at the UIC Forum

CHICAGO, 2014-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation Contractor Open House is just two days away! This event offers a great opportunity to learn about upcoming contracting opportunities at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. This free event will take place on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation co-hosts the 20th World Route Development Forum on September 20-23, 2014 in Chicago

CHICAGO, 2014-9-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago is this year’s official destination for the largest and most prestigious business-to-business aviation event and airline route development forum in the world – the 20th World Route Development Forum  – taking place September 20-23, 2014 at Chicago’s McCormick Place and various locations throughout the city. World Routes brings together… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: Emirates launched daily nonstop passenger service from Dubai International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2014-8-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has launched a daily nonstop passenger service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The new service will operate as flight EK 235 departing from Dubai International Airport at 9:45 a.m. and arriving at O’Hare at 3:25 p.m. The return flight, EK 236, will depart… Read the full press release