American Airlines and United Airlines last month filed a lawsuit in Illinois to stop the City of Chicago from moving forward with the second phase of Chicago O'Hare expansion, arguing that the city government failed to get clearance from the carriers before approving $3.4 billion in modernization projects at the busy airport. The crux of the dispute is whether the airlines, by far ORD's two largest tenants, are entitled to have veto power over large capital expenditures at the ...

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