As we head into the busy summer travel season a new investigation has found some disturbing gaps in security at airports across the country. Undercover agents were able to smuggle things, like explosives and weapons, through checkpoints.
Minnesota’s largest airport has had 10 breaches of perimeter security fences and gates in the past decade, several involving military service members who strayed into restricted areas, according to an Associated Press investigation.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport may soon join the ranks of dozens of other airports in the region in adding an on-site hotel. The Metropolitan Airports Commission is now accepting proposals for the project. The plan is to build a hotel near Terminal 1 across from Concourse C, next to the U.S. Postal Office.
Gov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota is as ready as possible to handle an outbreak of Ebola. Dayton met Thursday with cabinet members, airport representatives and health officials to assess the level of the state’s preparedness. The case of Thomas Duncan, a Liberian who died Wednesday of Ebola in Texas, has raised concerns around the country.
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.
If you’ve been to the airport recently, you have probably seen people breezing through the pre-check security lines. The attractiveness of having pre-check status is growing as MSP Airport is warning travelers to get to the airport two and a half hours early. That warning comes as long security lines are resulting in more missed flights at MSP. So, we wondered how do you get pre-check status? And is it worth it?
No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.
A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.
It’s not easy to find a decent cup of coffee when traveling. So we scoured the world’s airports in search of the best cafes and java joints, and came back with our top seven.
Every day, almost 30,000 planes take off and land in the United States without a hitch. But a new report released by the Associated Press found at least 150 flights have landed or almost landed at the wrong airport since the mid-90s. These flights include a cargo 747 that landed at a small Kansas airport last fall, eight miles from its intended target. And there was a Southwest 737 last month that was headed for Branson, Mo. but ended up at a small airport seven miles away.
Delayed at the airport during your travels? Check out this guide on where to eat, drink and shop at America’s 10 most delayed airports.
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.
Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Dave Lee on Friday’s WCCO Morning News
Three Year Old Boy is a real terrorist huh?
Airport full body scanners and enhanced pat-downs are creating a nationwide backlash that could affect travel plans on the busiest travel day of the year.