CDA welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new, nonstop service from Midway International Airport to California and Mexico

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation(CDA) announces that Southwest Airlines has launched new, nonstop service today (11/04/2018) from Midway International Airport (MDW) to California and Mexico, just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season. As of today, Southwest now has daily service between Midway and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The airline also began service from Midway to sunny Cabo San Lucas Aeropuerto… 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

The Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk returns to the airfield of Midway International Airport on September 18

5K Family Run/Walk, held directly on the Midway Airport Airfield, to benefit Special Children’s Charities/Special Olympics Chicago CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the most exciting and unique 5k races in the city – The Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk – will return to the airfield of Midway International Airport on Sunday, September… Read the full press release

TSA Pre✓® enrollment site to open near Midway International Airport at Chicago Hyatt Place hotel from July 26 through 30

CHICAGO, 2016-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — A temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment site will be open July 26 through 30 at the Chicago Hyatt Place hotel located just two blocks south of Midway International Airport. The temporary site near Midway is one of 15 “TSA Pre✓® Enrollment Tour” locations at hotels near major airports around the country this… 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

Vote: O’Hare and Midway International Airports restaurants nominated in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest

CHICAGO, 2016-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Several restaurants at O’Hare and Midway International Airports have been nominated in USA TODAY’s latest 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest! The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is calling on you to show your support for O’Hare and Midway by voting early and often! An expert panel selected Chicago’s… 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

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

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

The third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk is Sunday, September 13; Registration open through September 10

CHICAGO, 2015-8-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention runners, walkers and aviation enthusiasts — the third annual Midway Fly Away 5K Run/Walk is Sunday, September 13. Registration is open through September 10 by visiting www.sochicago.org. This event offers runners and walkers of all fitness levels the opportunity to walk directly on the airfield of Midway International… 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

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

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

Wings for Autism community and volunteers to kick off an initiative with 20 children and their parents at Midway International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-6-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Earlier this month, Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Southwest Airlines staff at Midway International Airport joined with the Wings for Autism community and volunteers to kick off its initiative with 20 children and their parents. Wings for Autism is an airport “rehearsal” specially designed for individuals with autism spectrum… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines marks its 30th year at Midway International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-3-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Thirty years ago today, Southwest Airlines began service at Midway International Airport. Southwest’s operation in Chicago began with 40 employees and seven daily flights to St. Louis. Today, Midway is the carrier’s largest operation with more than 4,200 local employees and an average of 250 daily nonstop departures to nearly… 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

Frontier Airlines announced six new U.S. routes plus two new destinations from Midway International Airport

CHICAGO, 2014-2-27 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of its 20th anniversary this summer, Frontier Airlines has announced it is launching six new U.S. routes, including two new destinations served from Midway International Airport. Beginning in June 2014, Frontier will offer seasonal nonstop service from Midway (MDW) to both Harrisburg, PA (MDT) and Knoxville, TN (TYS). “On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I… Read the full press release

Midway International Airport recorded its highest ever passenger total during 2013 with more than 20 million passengers

Chicago, IL, US, 2014-1-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces that in 2013, Midway International Airport recorded its highest passenger total in the airport’s 86-year history with more than 20 million passengers. This passenger total exceeds Midway’s previous record, set in 2012, by nearly five percent. “Midway International Airport is a vital part of our city’s strong transportation network… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) hosted its 4th Annual Safety, Health & Wellness Expos at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) hosted its 4th Annual Safety, Health & Wellness Expos at O’Hare and Midway International Airports on November 19 and 20. More than 350 employees participated in the events, which were held at O’Hare’s Skilled Trades Building on November 19 and today at Midway’s… Read the full press release

Chicago’s Airports goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Observed at Chicago’s Airports Chicago , Il, USA, 2013-10-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — For the sixth consecutive year, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has “gone pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundations “2013 Light the Way to Find a Cure” campaign. Midway International Airport “On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel,… Read the full press release

O’Hare and Midway International Airports expect more than 1.2 million passengers to travel through the airports during Labor Day Holiday

CHICAGO, 2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is ready to welcome travelers as the busy 2013 summer travel season draws to a close this Labor Day weekend. Airlines at both O’Hare and Midway International Airports anticipate more than 1.2 million passengers to travel through the airports beginning tomorrow, August 30 through Tuesday, September 3. The busiest day at… Read the full press release

“Gardens in the Sky” Exhibit at O’Hare International Airport highlights some of Chicago’s most innovative and iconic rooftop gardens

CHICAGO, 2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — An exciting, new exhibit installed inside O’Hare International Airport highlights some of Chicago’s most innovative and iconic rooftop gardens. “Gardens in the Sky” features a small scale version of rooftop gardens and organic farms that have sprouted up across the city’s urban environment. The exhibit also provides information about the 14 vegetated green… Read the full press release

Registration Now Open for Midway International Airport’s first-ever 5K run

​CHICAGO, 2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Calling all runners and walkers – get your gear ready and prepare for takeoff! On September 15, the nation’s busiest square mile will get even busier when Midway International Airport hosts its first-ever 5K run on the airfield. People of all ages, including runners, walkers, and aviation enthusiasts, are invited to experience Chicago… Read the full press release