Tag: O’Hare

May 25, 1979 The Worst Air Disaster in American History

The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O’Hare The worst air disaster in American history claims 273 lives. From The Chicago Tribune As an American Airlines DC-10 jet roared into the sky over O’Hare International Airport on this Friday afternoon, its left engine…

O’Hare Deal Looks Good for Virgin America and JetBlue

Deal may let Virgin America, other airlines land at O’Hare Upstart carrier sees opening to challenge United, American The city of Chicago has struck a deal that could open O’Hare International Airport to Virgin America and other new entrants, providing fresh competition…

O’Hare, Two Stories, and the Connection

Story Number One Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago .  Capone wasn’t famous for anything heroic. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder. . Capone had a lawyer…