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Expect A Price Hike For Summer Airfare

The 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.

04/25/2012

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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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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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Woman, 80, Lands Plane Low On Fuel; Husband Dies

An airport director says an 80-year-old woman who took control of a small plane from her unconscious husband was dangerously low on fuel when she landed on the runway at his small northeastern Wisconsin facility.

04/03/2012

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Subdued Jet Blue Pilot Is From Wis.

A JetBlue pilot went on a mid-air rant and had to be subdued by flight attendants and passengers while his co-pilot made an emergency landing. Friends of the pilot who was removed told WTMJ in Milwaukee that he is from Mequon, Wis.

03/28/2012

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Drinking On Airplanes

A drink on your cross-country flight seems nice, but sometimes it can get out of hand. Here is a look at some of the worst incidents of drinking on a plane.

09/29/2011

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Airplane Passengers Have New-Found Flying Rights

Starting Tuesday airline passengers will have more power. High profile cases, including one in Minnesota, led to the new rules.

08/22/2011

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Judge: Former Fugitive Must Be Held Before Trial

A former flight attendant who fled the U.S. nearly three years ago after he was accused of setting fire to an airplane bathroom has been ordered to remain jailed in Fargo until the case is tried.

08/16/2011

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Man Tried To Bring 13 Knives On MN-Bound Flight

Transportation Security Administration officers say they found 13 knives, including switchblades and a butterfly knife, inside a man’s carry-on luggage at a Washington-area airport.

07/14/2011

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Guide to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

In 2008 the Air Service Quality survey of 200,000 travelers named Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) the best airport in North America and third best in the world. With a combination of luxury services and Minnesota kitsch, it’s easy to see why MSP is a traveler’s ideal airport.

07/09/2011

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UND Airplane Makes Safe Emergency Landing

A University of North Dakota airplane made an emergency landing at an airport in northwest Minnesota. The two people aboard were unharmed.

06/24/2011

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Charges: Man Assaulted Woman On Flight To Minn.

An 83-year-old Nevada man is accused of assaulting a woman on a flight to Rochester via his private plane, according to charges filed in Minneapolis Federal Court on Tuesday.

06/14/2011

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Good Question: How Safe Is It To Fly?

When the engines rev and the 747 goes flying down the runway, a lot of us have a hard time keeping it together. After a Southwest Airlines plane lost 5 feet of fuselage in mid-flight, it gave people with the fear of flying another reason to freak out. So, how safe is it to fly?

04/05/2011

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Pilots Abort Takeoff Due To Wind Shear Alert

A spokesman for Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids says an American Airlines flight aborted takeoff due to a wind shear alert in the cockpit.

04/04/2011

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MN Man Experiences Earthquake On 747

After the 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan, Tokyo’s Narita airport closed, ports shut down and rail service stopped, leaving a Minnesota man got caught in the chaos.

03/12/2011

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