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Increase In Airfare Could Mean Costly Thanksgiving Travel

You 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.

10/29/2014

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Flights Cancelled At MSP After Ill. Air Traffic Facility Fire

All flights in and out of Chicago’s two airports were halted Friday after a fire at a suburban Illinois air traffic control facility sent delays and cancellations rippling through the nation’s air travel network. The incident was causing quite a headache for people trying to get to Chicago from Minneapolis.

09/26/2014

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Travelers At MSP Unfazed By New Flight Restrictions

On Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration updated U.S. airlines currently canceling flights to Israel due to security concerns. At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, travelers sensed the tension, caught in the middle of two world conflicts.

07/23/2014

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Lime Shortage Takes Zest Away From Bars, Planes

A bad harvest year in Mexico has caused the price of limes to go way up. They’ve become so expensive that some airlines have quit serving them on planes. Lucas Price is a bartender at Barrio in downtown Minneapolis, a place known for its tacos and tequila. But lately, it’s a little green fruit that’s been putting the squeeze on Price.

04/09/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

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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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2 Kids Battling Cancer Ruled The Sky Today

For most children, the police escort and limo would equal the ride of a lifetime, but for Dawson Parker and Terrique Powell on Wednesday, it was just the start. They got the red carpet treatment at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, riding in vintage World War II planes.

07/24/2013

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Airplanes From World War II Featured In Tour

B-24, B-17, and P-51. These aren’t bingo numbers. They’re airplanes from World War II featured in the Wings of Freedom Tour at the Blaine Airport.

07/18/2013

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Should The TSA Allow Knives On Planes?

What do you think??

06/05/2013

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Fire Damages Hangar At South St. Paul Airport

A fire damaged a hangar the South St. Paul Airport Monday morning.

05/20/2013

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Pinnacle Airlines: We’re Hiring 350 Positions

A new airline carrier is bringing hundreds of new job opportunities to the Twin Cities.

03/29/2013

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Good Question: How Many Of Us Go On Spring Break?

When your high school looks like Richfield’s, and your walk home is cold and snowy, daydreams of spring break in a tropical locale can be comforting.

03/18/2013

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Air Traffic Controllers Brace For Budget Cuts

Air Traffic Controllers have been told they will receive letters by Monday that will outline how the automatic cuts in federal spending will affect their jobs.

03/02/2013

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Edina Residents Upset Over Flight Pattern Proposal

The Metropolitan Airports Commission meets Monday to consider a plan that would concentrate airplane routes in two zones, one of which would cut right across Edina.

11/18/2012

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