Tag: Chicago O’Hare

American Airlines Resolves Gate Dispute with Chicago O’Hare

Reading Time: 1 minute At the end of February, American Airlines had made it clear that it was not prepared to sign a new lease as current plans stood for the US$8.5 billion revamp of O’Hare Airport. American’s 35-year lease at O’Hare ends in May. The principal cause of the discontent was the supposed “secret” allocation of five of […]

3 Injured On Skywest CRJ-700 Flight To Chicago

Reading Time: 1 minute A Skywest Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of American Airlines was performing flight from Atlanta to Chicago O’Hare, when the crew decided to divert to Saint Louis reporting a flight attendant had sustained a head injury as result of turbulence. The aircraft landed safely in Saint Louis about 25 minutes later. The FAA reported one […]

American Airlines to Launch New Summer Routes from Six Hubs

Reading Time: 2 minutes American Airlines has revealed 26 new routes to be served from five of its hubs. In a memo to employees, American Airlines President Robert Isom praised the company’s achievements through this year — which includes seven days without a mainline flight cancellation and an improving revenue trend — before looking forward to the busy summer […]

United B739 at Chicago O’Hare Rejected To Takeoff

Reading Time: 1 minute A United Boeing 737-900, registration N63890 performing flight UA-306 from Chicago O’Hare,IL to Fort Myers,FL (USA) with 150 passengers and 6 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from runway 10L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway about 2100 meters/6900 feet down the runway, both left […]

Spirit 1Q Net Profit Down 10%; Scraps A319 Retirement Plans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines reported a first-quarter net profit of $61.9 million, down 10.1% from net income of $69 million in the 2015 March quarter, as the airline continues to make adjustments under a new CEO. Spirit’s first-quarter operating revenue rose 9.1% year-over-year to $538.1 million while expenses increased 13.7% to $436.8 […]