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Chicago Airports Have the Highest Cancellation Rates in the Country

What's Up Chicago

November 22, 2019

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