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The Chicago Department of Aviation’s airports, O’Hare and Midway International, served over 85 million annual passengers in 2011.  Our airports are the gateway to the dynamic... Read more

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The Chicago Department of Aviation’s airports, O’Hare and Midway International, served over 85 million annual passengers in 2011.  Our airports are the gateway to the dynamic Chicago metropolitan area – the third-largest metro area in the United States (9.6 million residents) and consistently ranked among the top ten most economically powerful metropolitan areas in the world.  The Chicago metro area’s population is significantly more diverse (21% Hispanic),...

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Terminal ban on non-flying public an option for aviation security Terminal ban on non-flying public an option for aviation security

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A complete ban on people not ticketed to fly from entering airports could be the answer to ongoing security issues in the wake of recent terrorist attacks. Speaking at a World Routes 2016...

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City of Chicago and Virgin America Airlines Announce New Service from O'Hare City of Chicago and Virgin America Airlines Announce New Service from O'Hare

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"In Chicago, we realize the critical role O'Hare has in the national aviation system. That is why we are fully committed to bringing more airlines to Chicago and to investing in O'Hare's...

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