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  • Need info on disabled traveling alone
    Apr 23, 2014
    1
    I can not get any info please help. I am disabled, flying with my cat from Midway to McAllen Tx. I am flying alone and there is no one here to help me once I get to the airport with my luggage. Does Midway have a service for disabled people that helps them with getting the luggage to the check in ? Thank you for any info.

     

    For wheelchair assistance you need to call your airline 24 hrs prior to departure, so that someone will be outside at curb helping you all the way to the gate. Also find out about their pet policy. If you can put your cat (in kennel) in front of your feet inside the plane - it would not cost you extra & would be more humane for the cat (you can also find airline info regarding wheelchairs and pets on your computer (www. airline name.com) 2. As to Terminal service, ask for the 'Purple Airplane Sticker from any Airport or Security staff -and trained Airport volunteers will be happy to assist you. Both the Garage & Economy parking have special parking spaces. The economy lot has a free shuttle bus with lift (tel. 1-773-838-0756.)

     

  • Need HELP NOW
    Jan 3, 2014
    2
    You need to get staff to the airport immediately and get people off of the planes. Have been travelling for hours. Unacceptable to leave them on runway now. Red alert evening.

     

    Contact your airline. This is not the airline's website.

     

    Nor is this Midway Airport's website.

     

  • Help, cats will be travelling with me to Chicago from Mexico.
    Aug 20, 2013
    2
    I need information on requirements for the import of pet cats. So far, I am meeting the airlines requirements, such as transportation fees and the vet's health certificate, but I have not received a reply from Midway on further fees I may need to pay at the port of entry. I'd like to know if I have to pay for a health inspection,or an import permit. I am also concerned about whether my cats will be taken elsewhere for the inspection and if they'll be detained for days. Any help is welcomed.

     

    There are no federal requirements for Cats - http://www.cdc.gov/animalimportation/cats.html and no state requirements - http://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/animals/animal_import/downloads/il.html Therefore you'll be fine as long as you meet the airline's requirements.

     

    Thank you. Does that mean I won't be charged for any international animal health permits? I am particularly confused by the following information on the APHIS website- http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/permits/ah_permits_userfees.shtml Do these fees not apply to me?

     

  • Lack of any help
    Jul 12, 2013
    0
    My daughter is stranded in Midway. Southwest employees could not even help her to find her way out. She will never fly alone again. What a horrible experience for a young woman traveling alone.

     

  • Lost iPhone
    Jul 8, 2013
    1
    I lost my iPhone at midway airport on July 5 it is white. I desperately need it please send me an angel

     

    Lost & Found at MDW: Lost & Found rules at Midway Airport: 1. If you lost an item near ticket counters, gate areas or on your airplane, contact your airline. 2. If you lost an item at the security checkpoint, contact TSA at 773498-1308. 3. If you lost an item in the parking facility, contact Standard Parking at 773-838-0753. 4. If you lost an item in the public areas of the terminal, contact the Chicago Police at 773-838-3003.

     

  • LOST KEYS - SCION KEY AND ORANGE KEY
    Jun 11, 2013
    0
    Hello, I lost a set of keys that were connected on a carabiner, a Scion clicker key, an orange door key, and a small key with '2194' engraved on it. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Was flying out to Chicago-Midway, so I will try there too...

     

  • Is there Sprite?
    Sep 3, 2013
    24
    I really like sprite? Is it available in the airport for my layover?

     

    Yeah, pretty sure they sell Sprite at concessions. But some only have regular, not diet. Which do you want? You could also ask at the info desk if then can draw you a map of which shops sell which sodas.

     

    There's more than sprite you know. I mean they sell all the usual stuff. Its a real airport; even with a starbuck and macdonald. Why do like Sprite so much?

     

    I'ma pilot with Delta AL. Don't really recommend Sprite or any soda. Try water or some other no calorie drink. In the long run you won't miss Sprite and you'll feel better.

     

    Hey guys, thanks for all the suggestions. I'm sticking with sprite if I can get it in the airport. But I think I have enough time between my flights that I can briefly leave the airport and get something. Might be a store nearby where I can get it. Pilotpete, do they offer Sprite on Delta? I was gonna fly Southwest airline, but I haven't bought my tix yet.

     

    Why are you guys all taking about Sprite like its some sort of magic potion? Dude, chill! Its just an airport; just have something else or nothing.

     

    I work in the airport. All vendors that sell beverages sell Sprite as well, either from the fountain or in bottles.

     

    @PilotPete To each his own; if he wants to drink Sprite that's his choice man. Its a free country!

     

    Check Manny's (not the express version) -- I know they have it there, because I just bought something there when I was at MDW the other day.

     

    I'll be on my way back on Tueday and I'll try Manny's. It will be nice to find it there. Looking forward; thanks for checking.

     

    Yes, but if you have trouble finding it, check with the information desk. They have maps of the terminals.

     

    @AportNan, yes, she's right. And you can even call in advance to get help. You might do that. Ask for nancy at the desk she's been there the longest and really knows her stuff. You can tell her big Jim sent you :-)

     

    So I came back through the airport this week and everything went very well. Thank you all for the suggestions. I had plenty of time to relax and I love having a nice cold Sprite to freshen up. So it worked out and I found Sprite in several places and stopped to relax 2 separate times. Thanks everyone!

     

    Wait, are you guys like having a discussion just about 1 kind of soda? That's whacked! Is this a joke or something. I think you missed April 1st.

     

    Howie, chill out. Nothing wrong with liking one soda over another. I bet you drink it yourself.

     

    This is so cool! I'm also a BIG sprite fan; so cool to find a group of like-minded people. Anyone interested in organizing a Google hangout? I would do that to hang with some Sprite fans! Thanks.Looking forward to it!

     

    Johnny, that's awesome! Welcome to the group. We should try to do a mtg and it doesn't have to be just Sprite people, I'm totally cool with people that drink other sodas. How can we organize?

     

    Hi Sprite, Just got the email, so yeah we should organize soemthing. My buddy says we could use google hang-out. But I don't know how, let me check it out unless you already know how.

     

    Looking forward to our first event! Sprite, Sprite, Sprite!!!!

     

    Is this meetign still going on?? I haven't heard anything. Lemme know!

     

    Hey Johnny, we were getting ready when some guy insisted we also serve Diet Coke! Some nonsense about equal access to soda. So at that point we decided that we can't have a Sprite mtg if we have to do that and we called it off for now. I would still like to have it but we need to keep it real.

     

    Is this discussion still active? I'm looking to join a group where we can freely discuss soda's of all kinds. Please let me know.

     

    No way, PopzGirl! This is strictly a Sprite group. We've already had a problem with people wanting to talk about colas. Sorry, but out yah go! Better start your own group.

     

    Anyone interested in reunion?

     

    Hey, Johnny here! Yes definitely interested in another Sprite meetUp! Have you set a date? Which terminal??

     

  • FOUND 512MB SD CHIP
    Sep 3, 2013
    1
    Hi, found a 512 MB SD camera chip in A gate section by a diner that was by the walkways. It was on the floor. The photos show a man with a wisconsin red hoody and a blonde haired lady who seemed to have attended a wedding. If this is yours please email me at gurpz_02@hotmail.com or call 604-561-4897

     

    OMG! You found my flashcard, I am so greatful, never thought I would see it again! Thank you! Can you mail it to me or something, I'm happy to pay!

     

  • Lost
    Dec 3, 2012
    1
    Lost a pair of oakley sunglasses in a black oakley bag they are dark grey with smoke lenses please call 856.341.4950

     

    Try calling TSA Lost and Found 7734981308 or MDW Chicago Police Dept. 7738383003. Good Luck!!!

     

  • Lost Stuffed Animal
    Jul 27, 2012
    0
    My daughter left her dearest stuffed animal at gate B23 and I am not certain how to try and get it back. I contacted the airline, but all they said to do was to fill out a report. Is there a lost and found at Midway?

     





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