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

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

United Airlines starts new daily nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Atlantic City International Airport

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — United Airlines​ has announced it will inaugurate new daily nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Atlantic City International Airport to begin on April 1, 2014. “On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I want to thank United Airlines for adding new service to Atlantic City from O’Hare International Airport,” said Rosemarie S. Andolino,… Read the full press release

Aviation Officials Break Ground on 820,000 square foot Cargo Center at O’Hare International Airport

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today (October 30, 2013), Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Rosemarie S. Andolino, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation​ (CDA) and Erin Gruver, Executive Vice President of Aeroterm LLC​, to break ground on the 820,000 square foot O’Hare International Airport Northeast Cargo Center, a massive development project that will expand and enhance the efficiency of O’Hare’s… 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

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

United Airlines to launch new nonstop service from its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport to Elmira, N.Y., and State College, Pa

CHICAGO, 2013-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — United Airlines today announced plans to launch new nonstop service from its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport to Elmira, N.Y., and State College, Pa. The airline also plans to begin new service from Chicago to Topeka, Kan., subject to government approval. ExpressJet Airlines will operate the United Express flights using 50-seat regional jet… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport welcomes thousands of runners for 5K/10K “Run on the Runway” on Sunday, September 29, 2013

CHICAGO, 2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The O’Hare 5K/10K “Run on the Runway” and community day is just one month away! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to run on O’Hare’s newest runway, Runway 10C/28C, before it opens to air traffic. On Sunday, September 29, O’Hare International Airport will welcome thousands of runners and walkers to race on its newest… 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

The Chicago Department of Aviation debuted grazing herd as part of Sustainable Vegetation Management initiative at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2013-08-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today debuted a grazing herd as part of a Sustainable Vegetation Management initiative at O’Hare International Airport. The herd, consisting of 25 goats, sheep, llamas and burros, actually arrived at the airport in late July 2013 and began its work on up to 120 acres… 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

United Airlines launches seasonal nonstop service between Shannon and Chicago

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — United Airlines launched a seasonal nonstop service between Shannon (SNN) and its Chicago hub, O’Hare International Airport (ORD), today with a celebratory event at Shannon Airport.  The airline will operate five flights per week on the route until Aug. 27, 2013 (westbound). James Mueller, United’s Vice President Atlantic & Pacific Sales, was… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport Offers Express Lanes for International Passengers Arriving Without Checked Baggage

CHICAGO, 2013-06-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — O’Hare International Airport now offers expedited “1-Stop” customs processing for international passengers arriving without checked baggage. The new initiative will streamline the U.S. entry process and minimize customs wait times. “1-Stop” is available to all passengers who arrive at O’Hare’s International Terminal 5 with only carry-on luggage and proper documentation. “Chicago O’Hare… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation welcomes new air service from Austrian Airlines at O’Hare International Airport

​CHICAGO, 2013-05-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today welcomed new air service from Austrian Airlines at O’Hare International Airport. The airline will fly five times a week to Chicago from Austria’s capital city of Vienna. The service will be operated using a Boeing 767, equipped with a completely new cabin featuring new full-flat seats in Business Class,… Read the full press release

Contract for Sustainable Management Grazing Services at O’Hare International Airport awarded to Central Commissary Holdings, LLC

​CHICAGO, 2013-05-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announces that a contract for sustainable management grazing services at O’Hare International Airport has been awarded to Central Commissary Holdings, LLC, 1021 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL. The selection comes following a Request for Quotation (RFQ) Invitation for Sustainable Vegetation Management Grazing Services that was issued on September 14,… Read the full press release