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United becomes first U.S. airline to offer non-binary gender booking options
By Samantha Schmidt
Mar 22, 2019 11:42 AM
United Airlines travelers will be able to choose a gender option other than male or female when booking tickets, the airline announced Friday.
Mortenson completes O'Hare project
Mar 20, 2019 12:24 PM
Construction company Mortenson recently completed three major ground facilities totaling 180,000 square feet for United Airlines at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
Eby-Brown to be acquired by Performance Food Group
By Richard Klicki
Mar 19, 2019 12:36 PM
Eby-Brown Company, a family-owned distribution firm that has had a presence in the suburbs for 130 years, announced Tuesday it is being acquired by Richmond, Virginia-based Performance Food Group Company.
Probe of FAA's oversight of Boeing 737 began before second crash
By Alan Levin and Peter Robison
Mar 18, 2019 1:14 PM
The U.S. Transportation Department began an investigation of how Boeing Co.'s 737 Max was certified to fly passengers before the latest crash in Ethiopia involving the new jet, according to a person familiar with the probe.
OSI Creative CEO to retire March 31
Daily Herald Staff Report
Mar 12, 2019 10:18 AM
OSI Creative President and CEO Joe Baksha announced he will retire from the global supplier of point-of-purchase displays, custom packaging and branded merchandise programs, effective March 31.
Similar crashes of 737s raise questions and cause unease
By Marni Pyke
Mar 11, 2019 6:33 PM
Major carriers at O'Hare and Midway airports stand behind their Boeing 737 Max jets even as some passengers express jitters after an Air Ethiopia crash that killed 157 people Sunday.
Fearful flyers lose faith in Boeing 737 Max after second crash
By Shoko Oda
Mar 11, 2019 8:58 AM
Passenger confidence in Boeing's 737 Max has taken a hit after the jet's second fatal crash in just five months.
Boeing futures fall after China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ground 737 Max 8
By Thomas Heath
Mar 11, 2019 8:44 AM
Boeing futures plunged nearly 10 percent overnight in pre-market trading after one of its workhorse 737s crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people. The drop-off comes as China, Indonesia and Ethiopia have grounded the Max 8, and carriers in other countries have signaled they may follow suit.
United wants to make it easier to reach your connection
By Justin Bachman
Mar 7, 2019 9:46 AM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings is testing a program called "Dynamic D-0" at its Denver hub to empower gate agents to delay a departure to accommodate customers and employees rushing to a connecting flight.
Pritzker brings in new tollway board
By Marni Pyke
Feb 28, 2019 7:26 PM
Gov. J.B. Pritzker swept in a completely new Illinois tollway board that includes three union leaders and two civic officials after concerns about corruption at the agency.
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