WCCO Investigates DHS Court Monitor's $1M Bill To Minn. TaxpayersFederal Judge Donovan Frank appointed Court Monitor David Ferleger to make sure Minnesota follows orders to fix serious abuses of disabled patients. And he acts as a court-appointed consultant, making sure the state keeps a promise to reform Minnesota's sex offender treatment program.
How To Book Budget Friendly Winter GetawaysIt's January and it's cold. You might be thinking 'Gosh, I wish I booked that winter vacation to the Caribbean!' Well, there is still time to do so and not break the bank.
Good Question: How Has Air Travel Changed?In March, Delta Airlines will start offering five different levels of pricing, ranging from a bare-bones "basic economy" all the way to an elite first-class "Delta One" ticket. It's a far cry from the 1960s, when airlines used to print their prices weeks in advance. So, how has airline travel changed?
Increase In Airfare Could Mean Costly Thanksgiving TravelYou may be all set for Halloween this week, but what about Thanksgiving? It's just one month away. If you're planning on flying out of town to see relatives, get ready to dig deep to pay for that plane ticket.
Good Question: Why Aren't Airfare Rates Fixed?The sub-zero temperatures have some people looking to get out of town for a bit. And there's a good chance the airfare they pay now could vary by hundreds of dollars in just a month from now. Travel expert Terry Trippler, of ThePlaneRules.com, says there are several variables that cause airfare to go "up and down," and make a fixed rate nearly impossible. "Number one ... airports pay different landing fees at different airports," Trippler said. "Different landing and take-off fees."
Thanksgiving Airfare: Every Day You Wait Is An Extra $5While Thanksgiving is still more than a month away, travel experts said you should've started solidifying your travel plans -- yesterday. Travel websites predict the average cost for a round-trip ticket this year will be $415. That's a jump of nearly 7 percent from last year.
Study: Price Hike Likely For MSP Airfare If you fly out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport, brace yourself for a jump in the cost of a ticket.
Good Question: Do Airlines Really Need Fee Money?The airlines always say they need to charge the extra fees so they can survive. But do airlines really need the fee money or are they being greedy?
Delta Blames Airfare Search Glitch On Web CompanyDelta Air Lines says a glitch that appeared to show different airfares to frequent fliers happened because it was trying out a new company to power flight searches on its website.
Expect A Price Hike For Summer AirfareThe pumps aren't the only place you can expect to pay more this summer. On average nationwide, airfare is up about 10 percent compared to this time last year. And some markets could end up being double the price by summer.