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Chicago Airports Have the Highest Cancellation Rates in the Country

What's Up Chicago

November 22, 2019
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Katie gives you the latest and most local news with 'What's Up Chicago?!'

This year's Thanksgiving travel report is out...

  • The good news is New York's LaGuardia is no longer the most stressful airport for travelers this season.
    • It previously held the highest percentage of canceled flights in the country.
  • The bad news is Chicago airports are now considered the MOST stressful airports.
    • We've endured a rough patch with on-time performance issues and cancellations this year.
    • Both ORD and MDW are currently experiencing the highest cancellation rates in the country. 

Amazon kicks off its Black Friday sale today!

  • Lots of deals on stuff your kids want this year.
  • Ex: Echo Dots, Ring doorbells, Nintendo Switch, Play Station, Xbox, Legos, Radio Flyer, Barbies, Hot Wheels, Nepresso, Vitamix, Bissel, Black & Decker, and more.
  • The deals end Black Friday.

Couple cool local holiday things going on this weekend

  • The City of Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight at 6 pm on Michigan & Randolph.
    • The beautiful 55 Foot Blue Spruce is from Elgin.
  • Magnificent Mile Lights Festival starts today at 4:00 pm and then again tomorrow at 11:00 am.
    • It will all end tomorrow with the Tree-Lighting Parade down North Michigan Avenue with Grand Marshals Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

Live on Twitch right now a Chicago woman is trying to break the world record of hula hooping.

  • The record is 75 hours but she is shooting for 100 hours...she is about 72 hours in right now. 

In Sports:

  • Mitch Trubisky will play Sunday as The Bears host The Giants