O'Hare is a major international hub providing connecting flights to locations throughout the United States and the rest of the world. It is currently the third busiest airport in the world, with 66,665,390 passengers passing through the airport in 2010. It is the world's second busiest airport in terms of aircraft movements. The airport is named after Edward O'Hare, the US Navy's first flying ace and Medal of Honor recipient in World War 2.
|Chicago O'Hare International Airport (KORD)|
“We are thrilled that American Airlines is coming to Waterloo Region. This new all jet service will provide our community with a Chicago same day business travel option and access to destinations around the world,” said Ken Seiling, Waterloo Regional Chair. “We believe this service will make flying more convenient for everyone and will also have the added benefit of encouraging investment and jobs in our community.”
“Daily jet service to Chicago is what our business community asked us for, and we are pleased to be here today announcing just that,” said Chris Wood, Airport General Manager at the Region of Waterloo International Airport.
|American Eagle Airlines Embraer ERJ-145|
For more information, see the media release at Waterloo Airport's website (http://waterlooairport.ca/en/newslist/index.aspx?corpId=gzyzez7QxwumqjwReGz9VgeQuAleQuAl&newsId=UqVsRW71x5lA5HiuhOvsgDj5lA5HvgeQuAleQuAl), or the American Airlines/American Eagle Airlines website (http://www.aa.com/homePage.do).