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FAA To Allow Air Passengers To Use Gadgets On Planes

Government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.

10/31/2013

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Delta To Drop Memphis As Hub Airport

Delta Air Lines Inc. is dropping Memphis, Tenn., as a hub airport starting this fall. The airline says the Memphis hub is not making money. It’s cutting daily flights there to 60 per day from the current 96. It’s also cutting 230 jobs.

06/04/2013

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Customers Question Value Of Delta Perks

Minnesota’s largest airline tells WCCO its online pricing problems for preferred customers were fixed months ago, but more Delta customers are questioning what they thought were the company’s perks.

10/31/2012

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JetBlue Plane Swerves After Struck By 2 Geese

For the second time in less than a week, a passenger jet taking off from New York had to make an emergency landing after an encounter with some birds. It happened to a JetBlue plane Tuesday evening.

04/25/2012

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Delta Posts 1Q Profit On Fuel Hedges

Delta Air Lines reported a first-quarter profit on Wednesday as gains from hedging its fuel costs made up for losses in its day-to-day operations. The first three months of the year are usually the weakest for airlines because fewer people fly.

04/25/2012

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Minneapolis Students On Flight During Emergency

Dozens of Minneapolis Southwest High School students had a frightening flight experience on a field trip to New York.

04/23/2012

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Should Overweight Air Travelers Pay A Surcharge?

Should overweight air passengers pay more for their tickets? A Princeton University professor says it only makes sense, since travelers already pay a fee for their oversized bags.

03/16/2012

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New Airline Coming To MSP Airport

Travelers can expect some new options at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport pretty soon.

02/27/2012

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The Best Times To Buy Everything

WCCO-TV previously reported on the best things to buy this season. Now our experts spill the best times to buy.

02/15/2012

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Labor Board Sees No Interference In Delta Election

Delta Air Lines did not interfere in an election where baggage handlers rejected a union, a federal labor board ruled on Wednesday.

12/07/2011

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Higher Fares Boost Delta 3Q Profit But Shares Fall

Delta will cut back on flights next year and probably be more expensive for passengers, too.

10/25/2011

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MSP Airport Terminal 2 Turns 10

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s Terminal 2-Humphrey is marking its 10th birthday this week, and to celebrate, vendors there will be offering special deals.

05/02/2011

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Air Traffic Control Error Numbers Double

In a time of unparalleled aviation safety in the United States, reports of mistakes by air traffic controllers have nearly doubled — a seeming contradiction that puzzles safety experts.

02/11/2011

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Holiday Travel Jam At MSP

The holiday season is finally here and travelers, despite new airport security measures, are packing the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this Thursday.

12/23/2010

Woman Bares All During TSA Screening

This frequent flier who logs about 30,000 miles a year for business and pleasure, has taken the screening into her own hands.

11/22/2010