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Monday Midday Must-Reads

-A new runway will be built at Chicago O’Hare airport after the city, United Airlines and American Airlines reached a deal to spend $1.3 billion on the new project, the Chicago Tribune reports. The plan includes new hangars and ground equipment but does not address terminal gate space, which is limited at O’Hare airport.

-United Airlines announced it will launch nonstop flights between San Francisco and Singapore, starting in June. It will be the longest flight operated by a U.S. commercial airline, reports Airways News.

-USA Today debunks five myths about airline food in this article. And no, not all airplane food is frozen and then reheated at 37,000 feet for your in-flight meal.