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MSP Airport To Open New Security Checkpoint To Ease CongestionTravelers will soon have only two security areas to choose from. But there will be more screening lanes at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The new checkpoint will be open in time for spring break travel.
Good Questions: Fountain Money, Car Seats & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown looks at some of your Good Questions that didn't get turned into a full segment. This week, she's looking into the language of pilots, the shelf life of car seats, and the fate of all those pennies you've tossed into the Mall of America's fountains.
Real ID Act Requirements Pushed Back 2 More YearsFliers who don't have the latest driver's licenses will have a two-year reprieve before their IDs are rejected at airport security checkpoints. Many travelers had been worried that the Transportation Security Administration would penalize them because of a federal law requiring newer, more-stringent IDs at the start of this year.
Dayton, GOP Clash Over Driver's License Upgrade TimelineGov. Mark Dayton and House Republicans are clashing over how quickly to handle a dispute with the federal government over driver's licenses, complicating a key issue in a possible special session and potentially sowing further doubt about state residents' ability to board domestic flights.
Where Does Lost Luggage At MSP End Up?We are heading into the busiest travel week of the year. About 30,000 people pass through security at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport each day, more during the holidays.
Man Detained From MSP-Bound Flight Believes He Was ProfiledNinety-two passengers aboard a flight from Florida to Minneapolis were delayed for six hours, after wondering why their plane was being turned around shortly after takeoff. Spirit Airlines flight 596 was scheduled to land in the Twin Cities at 12:20 a.m. Friday morning.
Delta: No More Pets As Checked BaggageDogs may be man's best friend, but they are no longer allowed to be your travel companion on Delta. The airline just announced it will no longer accept pets as checked baggage.
No Delays At MSP For Southwest AirlinesAfter a day full of headaches for Southwest Airlines passengers, Twin Cities passengers can rest easy. According to the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport’s flight tracker, all Southwest Airlines flights for Monday morning are on time.
How To Travel With ToddlersPractical advice for parents who are planning a trip with their small children.
Feds Say They'll Give State Time To Upgrade IDs For FlightsFor millions of Minnesotans who board planes every year, a Minnesota state-issued driver's license may no longer be enough. Starting next year, you'll need a tamper-proof high security license approved by the federal government and issued by the state.
Frontier Airlines Makes More Room For The Middle SeatOne airline is making the dreaded middle seat a little roomier. Frontier Airlines said it will make the center seat an inch wider while the window and aisle seats remain the same at 18 inches.
Charlotte Flight Bound For MSP Grounded After 'Undisclosed Security Threat'A flight from Charlotte to Minneapolis had to return to the airport shortly after takeoff due to a security threat, according to CBS affiliate WBTV in Charlotte.

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