O’Hare International Airport welcomes DHL’s new $10 million global gateway facility

Chicago, IL, 2017-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined DHL, the leading international express services provider, for the opening of its new $10 million global gateway facility at O’Hare International Airport. To grow its thriving global air network, DHL has selected Chicago’s new state-of-the-art northeast cargo campus at O’Hare, which is on… Read the full press release

CDA to host Concessions Career Fair at O’Hare International Airport on September 26, 2017

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for work in a fast-paced environment? Then make sure you attend the Concessions Career Fair at O’Hare International Airport on September 26, 2017. The event, hosted by the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), will offer job seekers an opportunity to meet with hiring managers of the retail stores and restaurants operating… Read the full press release

CDA and CFD announce investment to provide new and improved training for firefighters training at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) today (08/15/2017) announced an investment to provide new and improved training for firefighters training at O’Hare International Airport. New construction of a state-of-the-art large frame aircraft simulator will not only deliver technology enhancements to the fire… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport Runway project recognized with “Project Achievement Award” from CMAA Chicago Chapter

CHICAGO, 2017-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce that the construction management team for the Runway 10L-28R renovation project at O’Hare International Airport is a recipient of a “Project Achievement Award” from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Chicago Chapter. The award was presented to the CDA’s Owner’s… Read the full press release

Publican Tavern Has Best Atmosphere in An Airport Restaurant/Bar

Chicago, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Publican Tavern at O’Hare International Airport was voted as the best airport restaurant/bar for atmosphere in the USA TODAY Travel 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Publican Tavern opened at O’Hare last summer and has quickly become one of the airport’s most popular dining destinations. Located in Terminal 3, O’Hare’s newest… 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

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

O’Hare International Airport welcomes two new food concessions – Summer House Santa Monica and Green Market

CHICAGO, 2016-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) officially welcomed two new food concessions – Summer House Santa Monica and Green Market – to O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday, March 22. Summer House Santa Monica, from the Lettuce Entertain You restaurant group, is located in Terminal 2, past security, across from the… 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: 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

Flu shot available at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO,  2015-11-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The winter holiday travel season is soon to arrive, and that means flu season is around the corner. Have you gotten your flu shot yet? How about getting one the next time you travel through O’Hare International Airport? Ginger S. Evans, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation… Read the full press release

Sweet Beginnings won Illinois State Fair Blue Ribbon award for its honeycomb produced at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-9-23 — /Travel PR News/ — For a growing social enterprise in Chicago and one of the world’s largest airports, victory has never tasted so sweet! In August, Sweet Beginnings, LLC won an Illinois State Fair Blue Ribbon “First Premium” award for its honeycomb produced at O’Hare International Airport.  Judges at the Fair were impressed… Read the full press release

The City of Chicago: Parsons Construction Group to modernize and upgrade the Airport Transit System (ATS) at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — On May 1, 2015, the City of Chicago awarded a contract to Parsons Construction Group, Inc. to modernize and upgrade the Airport Transit System (ATS) at O’Hare International Airport, as part of the Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CRCF). “The City of Chicago is pleased to move forward with… 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

The Chicago Department of Aviation celebrates “Earth Week” with the installation of garden exhibits at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2015-4-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), in collaboration with the Flower Show Productions, Inc., is celebrating “Earth Week” with the installation of garden exhibits at O’Hare International Airport. The exhibits add beauty and color to the airport terminals while helping to promote several Chicagoland nonprofit organizations that are working… 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 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

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

The Chicago Department of Aviation re-introduces its grazing herd at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2014-9-1 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) re-introduces its grazing herd, which is part of a Sustainable Vegetation Management initiative at O’Hare International Airport.  The herd, consisting of 37 animals from Settlers Pond, an animal rescue facility in Beecher, IL, includes goats, sheep, llamas and burros. Additional animals will be at O’Hare in the… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Aviation announces that Fitch Ratings affirmed O’Hare International Airport outlook at the ‘A-‘ rating

CHICAGO, 2014-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce that Fitch Ratings has removed the negative outlook on the O’Hare International Airport’s $6.56 billion General Airport Revenue Bonds (GARB) and replaced it with a stable outlook, affirmed at the ‘A-‘ rating. Fitch also affirmed the ‘A’ rating for… 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

Passenger who was resuscitated at a security checkpoint at O’Hare International Airport last summer finally met the people who helped save him

CHICAGO, 2014-7-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, a man who was resuscitated at a security checkpoint at O’Hare International Airport last summer finally met the group of people who helped save him. While Wade Anderson and his wife, Dianne, were preparing to go through a Transportation Security Administration(TSA) checkpoint in Terminal 1 on July 9, 2013, he became… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport: United Airlines re-introduced its seasonal nonstop service between Shannon and O’Hare International Airport

Shannon, Ireland, 2014-5-27 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines today re-introduced its seasonal nonstop service between Shannon and its Chicago hub, O’Hare International Airport. The summer service will operate during the period May 23 to Sept. 15, 2014, a longer period than last year. The frequency of the service is five flights weekly during the periods… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: Total concessions sales at O’Hare in February 2014 grew by 11.2% compared to last year

CHICAGO, 2014-04-29 — /Travel PR News/ — This just in…The recent enhancements to O’Hare International Airport’s concessions program are paying off in a big way. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce that total concessions sales at O’Hare in February 2014 grew by an impressive 11.2 percent when compared to last year. Total concessions sales, including food, beverage… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: SAS marks its 50th anniversary of air service between Copenhagen and Chicago

CHICAGO, 2014-04-11 — /Travel PR News/ —  This month, SAS​ is celebrating 50 years of air service between Copenhagen and Chicago. SAS launched the Copenhagen to Chicago route with a maiden flight to O’Hare International Airport on April 2, 1964. Captain Jens Mueller flew passengers and crew in a DC-8-33 to Chicago via Montreal, sowing the seeds for a successful… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport reached 100,000 “Likes” milestone on its Facebook page

CHICAGO, 2014-03-17 — /Travel PR News/ — O’Hare International Airport reached a milestone today by reaching 100,000 “Likes” on its Facebook page. The Chicago Department of Aviation has rapidly grown O’Hare’s social media fan base over the last 18 months by posting a wide variety of airport news and photos that are informative, educational, fun, and always timely…. Read the full press release

Emirates to launch daily service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport from 5th August 2014

Airline adds a ninth gateway to its USA network  DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies today announced that it is launching a daily service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, Terminal 5 from 5th August 2014. The service will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR powered by… Read the full press release

China’s Hainan Airlines started Boeing 787 Dreamliner service between Beijing and Chicago

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — China’s Hainan Airlines initiated the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner service between Beijing and Chicago on November 26. Hainan’s nonstop service at O’Hare International Airport will now be operated exclusively with the Dreamliner. Chicago is one of the first cities in the United States to have nonstop service with the Dreamliner to China. Hainan has served… Read the full press release