In early February, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley complained that the CEOs of United Airlines and American Airlines were brushing him off. A dispute between the carriers and the city over O’Hare International’s costly expansion had just come to a head with AA and UA jointly filing a lawsuit against the city to block $3.4 billion in modernization work from going forward. “We had a meeting scheduled” to discuss the suit and “the airlines canceled it,” the ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Waypoints: Playing Chicago Hardball " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.