CHICAGO — The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday granted Chicago’s request to preserve its ability to pursue a privatization of Midway Airport under a federal pilot program until the end of the year.

In a late March letter to the FAA, Chicago chief financial officer Lois Scott requested an extension to let the city keep the hub slot under the program until Dec. 31.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.