If you know where to look, some airports offer free shoe shines, public gardens, spa deals and time-saving bargains.
Orbitz Worldwide on Thursday reported profit of $9 million in its third quarter.
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda performed the world's highest walk wearing a blindfold. NBC News reports.
Without a net or harness, acrobat Nik Wallenda crossed two high wires strung between two Chicago skyscrapers on Sunday evening, in a stunt captured live on the Discovery Channel. The 'Squawk Box' crew reacts to the feat.
AbbVie reported strong earnings on demand for its Humira drug and said it could deliver strong long-term growth without another big merger bid.
The Institute for Supply Management's Chicago-area business barometer rose to 66.2 in October.
If you've spent any time in San Francisco then you know traffic is bad and parking is even worse.
Whirlpool posted a higher profit on increased sales of its washers and dryers, cooktops, stoves, and refrigerators in North America and Europe.
The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims rose last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming labor market.
A federal amendment expired, paving the way for Dallas Love Field to offer flights again and setting the stage for an airfare war.
NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports more than 3,750 flights have been cancelled at Chicago O'Hare since Friday. The FAA wants to restore Chicago air traffic site by mid-October.
NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports the latest on a Chicago fire that knocked out an air traffic control facility causing travel headaches in the Midwest.
Chicago has become the tech hub of the Midwest and is attracting capital and startup ventures. J.B. Pritzker, Pritzker Group managing partner, provides insight into "Chilicon Valley."
A fire the FAA's air traffic center in Chicago could cause travel delays at two of the busiest airports in the Midwest.
Bonds may be out of favor, but experts say emerging markets fixed income still offers plenty of value.
Eugene Fama, the University of Chicago investing researcher, once again warned investors against the lure of active management.
Look who's finally leaving the roost. Millennials are starting to move out of their parents' houses, opting to rent in many cases.
Orbitz says it reached an agreement that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its sites.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest rose more than expected in August, a report showed on Friday.
Bed bugs have been found at the headquarters of United Airlines in Chicago, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.