Chicago City Council unanimously accepted the lease of Midway Airport to a consortium led by Vancouver Airport Services (ATWOnline, Oct. 2). US FAA is expected to approve the 99-year contract by year end, according to a city spokesperson. The Transportation Security Administration also must okay the arrangement, but no opposition is anticipated. Closing on the contract is expected in the first quarter. The Vancouver group will pay the city the entire $2.51 billion in rent at the beginning of ...

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