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NEWS Jun 18, 2024 Archer, Signature Aviation Sign Landmark Infrastructure Deal for Evtol Operations Announced Monday, leading eVTOL manufacturer Archer Aviation and fixed-based operator Signature Aviation signed a momentum of understanding (MoU) to electrify the largest network of private aviation terminals across the United States. Read More →
NEWS May 31, 2024 Chicago O'Hare Unveils New Terminal Plans Six years after it was first announced, O'Hare International Airport unveiled renderings for a new concourse built in the coming years. Dubbed a "game changer for the City of Chicago", this new concourse is part of the airport's massive renovation project. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 Possible Oil Warning Light Issue Forces United Airlines Flight to Return to Chicago A United Airlines flight from Chicago-O'Hare (ORD) to Salt Lake City (SLC) was forced to return to Chicago due to a maintenance issue on March 9. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), there was a possible oil warning light issue. Read More →
NEWS Feb 21, 2024 Bomb Threat Forces United Airlines Flight to Divert to Chicago On February 21, United Airlines flight UA 1533 from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) experienced a severe mid-air incident when a bomb threat forced the plane to divert to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 14, 2024 Analyzing United Airlines' Super Bowl Commercials About Change Fees and Dreaming Big Super Bowl LVIII was the U.S.' most-watched TV program ever, receiving 123.4 million viewers across all platforms.¬†Companies and their brands spent approximately $7 million for a thirty-second chance to reach that audience through advertising. United Airlines decided to do something different from other companies: it directed its message to the fans of the 30 teams that did not make it to the Super Bowl. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 03, 2024 Which Airports Offer Nonstop Flights to All Six Inhabited Continents? Air travel has enhanced global connectivity over the past several decades. Journeys that would have once taken weeks or months to complete now only take hours. Not even a decade ago, very few airports offered nonstop flights to all six inhabited continents. Today, that number has increased thanks to advancements in aircraft technology. Read More →
NEWS Dec 22, 2023 Texas Governor Flies 120 Migrants to Chicago to Protest Federal Immigration Policies Texas Governor Greg Abbott has made a controversial move by flying migrants to Democratic-led "sanctuary cities" in protest of the Biden administration's handling of the border crisis. The first flight, carrying over 120 migrants, landed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) on December 19. This came just a week after the Chicago City Council passed new regulations for receiving buses transporting migrants, prompting accusations that the flights were a direct retaliation by Governor Abbott.¬† Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 04, 2023 New Data Suggests that Flying from Large Airports May Not Always be the Best Idea You may have noticed today that large airports aren't always the only option when flying into a major city. Indeed, secondary airports have seen a major rise over the last 20 years, and in this article we'll look at the pros and cons of flying out of these airports. Read More →
NEWS Nov 29, 2023 United and American Take Action Against Chicago O'Hare Airport Expansion United and American Airlines are seeking Mayor Brandon Johnson's intervention to modify O'Hare Airport's expansion plans, which include a new "global terminal" for both domestic and international flights. The project, initially budgeted at $8.7 billion, is now $1.5 billion over budget, prompting the carriers to request a slowdown, scale-back, or potential grounding of the expansion. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 20, 2023 United Airlines Joins Growing eVTOL Market with Archer Aviation Archer Aviation is one of the largest companies developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. eVTOLs use electricity to take off, fly, and land vertically. United Airlines has ordered $1 billion worth of Archer's eVTOLs and will launch two routes connecting passengers in New York and Chicago to their respective airports. Read More →