Damage to the nose of an aircraft is seen Friday night after the plane collided with a shuttle bus as the craft was taxiing at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. (Kevis Mitchell)

The plane, which was supposed to fly to Dayton, Ohio, was taken out of service and passengers boarded a different plane to continue to Dayton, American Airlines said.

(Courtesy of “Skywalkers”)

Filmed at the Willis Tower, on the lakeshore at the Promontory Point with the city’s skyline in the background and other locations, “Skywalkers” is set to play on a permanent loop as art of a large public commission to Chicago artists. 

Myron Petrakis is one of the veterans whose photo is on display in “American Heroes: Portraits of Service” at Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports. (WTTW News)

Photographer Thomas Sanders has made it his life’s mission to share the stories of veterans across the country. His work is currently on display in “American Heroes: Portraits of Service.”

Travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on the Thursday before 2023’s Memorial Day weekend. (Elijah Nouvelage / Bloomberg / Getty Images via CNN)

There are also mounting requests to more aggressively and comprehensively address the air travel system’s bottlenecks, including obsolete technology and staffing issues.

A United Airlines jetliner lifts off from Denver International Airport, June 10, 2020, in Denver. United Airlines said Wednesday, May 3, 2023, that it hired 7,000 new workers in the first four months of this year and plans to hit 15,000 new hires by year end, matching the number it hired last year. (AP Photo / David Zalubowski, File)

United said 3,800 of its new jobs this year will be in Chicago, where the company is headquartered and runs a big operation at O’Hare International Airport. 

Travelers are pictured at O’Hare International Airport in a file photo. (WTTW News)

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was still the world’s busiest airport for passenger volume in 2022, holding the top spot it reclaimed in 2021 after being knocked off stride by the COVID-19 pandemic.

(Courtesy Archer Aviation)

United Airlines is partnering with Archer Aviation to offer flyers an air taxi service from Vertiport Chicago on the Near West Side to Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

A medical attendant disinfects the rubber boots of a medical officer before leaving the Ebola isolation section of Mubende Regional Referral Hospital, in Mubende, Uganda Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo / Hajarah Nalwadda)

Travelers who have been in Uganda at any point during the past 21-days, which is the incubation period for the virus, will be redirected to one of five American airports for Ebola screening, including O'Hare International Airport. 

(Credit: U.S. Department of Transportation)

The Department of Transportation unveiled what it’s calling the Airline Customer Service Dashboard, which allows passengers to see what they’re entitled to if their flight is cancelled or significantly delayed.

The arrivals board at the American Airlines terminal at LaGuardia Airport displays the flights that have been canceled or delayed and one that is on time, March 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo / Mary Altaffer, File)

Starting Thursday, travelers will be able to check the dashboard and see what kinds of guarantees, refunds or compensation the major domestic airlines offer in case of flight delays or cancellations. It’s designed to allow travelers to shop around and favor those airlines that offer the best compensation.

(WTTW News)

A recent wave of airline delays and cancellations has affected much of the country, including Chicago. After experiencing unprecedented airline delays and cancellations this summer, the recent wave is another indication of a rocky pandemic recovery for airlines.

Travelers wait for their flight at Los Angeles International Airport. According to the flight tracking website, FlightAware, there have been 200 flights canceled so far on Aug. 8. On Aug. 7, 950 flights were canceled. (Michael Ho Wai Lee / SOPA Images / Sipa)(Michael Ho Wai Lee / SOPA Images / Sipa)

On Sunday, Chicago O’Hare saw the most cancellations and delays, with approximately 12% of flights canceled, and over 45% of flights delayed.

Inside Chicago O’Hare Airport’s $8.5 billion revamp. (Chicago Department of Aviation)

The big-ticket items are an entire new “global” terminal, two new satellite concourses for Terminal 1, and a complete makeover of the existing Terminal 5 – but the plan includes almost 100 separate projects, many of which are smaller but functional improvements.

Georgia’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport reclaimed its title of world’s busiest airport for passenger traffic in 2021, handling about 75.7 million people. (Elijah Nouvelage / Reuters)

Move over, Guangzhou. Georgia’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is once again the world’s busiest airport.

(WTTW News)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is predicting O’Hare International Airport may see more passenger flights this fiscal year than it did prior to the pandemic.

A Delta Air Lines plane taxis down a runway, Saturday, March 14, 2020, at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. (AP Photo / Kathy Willens, File)

Normally, airlines that fail to use their assigned rights, or “slots,” at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports in New York, and Reagan National Airport outside Washington, risk losing them. However, regulators waived that rule in March 2020 when airlines cut flights due to the pandemic.