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Planes Clip Wings At MSP Airport

A spokesperson for Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport says two planes clipped wings on a taxiway Wednesday night. The accident happened at about 8:30 p.m., and involved a Compass Airlines flight headed to Louisville and a Delta flight to Los Angeles. Both planes returned to the terminal and passengers were taken off.

10/22/2014

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Mpls. Boy Who Stowed Away On Flight Is Back With Family

The Minneapolis boy who stowed away on a flight to Las Vegas in October is now with his family – and no longer under court jurisdiction, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Friday. On Tuesday, the Hennepin County judge says since the boy returned to his parents on May 30, he has been making good progress and the parents have been cooperative with social workers and outside help.

08/15/2014

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2 Men Accused Of Defrauding Delta Of Millions

A federal grand jury indicted two men on charges they were part of a long-running scheme to defraud Delta Airlines. The U.S. attorney’s office in Atlanta says Michael Yedor of Los Angeles and Paul Anderson of Apple Valley, Minnesota, were indicted June 10. It wasn’t immediately clear if they had lawyers.

06/27/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All': Hiccups, Away Games & QWERTY

Toni asked: What causes hiccups? The diaphragm, the muscle just below the rib, gets irritated and starts to spasm. That causes a person to take in air quickly. When that air hits our vocal cords, out comes the hiccups. Eating and drinking too quickly, excitement, swallowing too much or smoking can be common causes of hiccups.

05/16/2014

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Good Question: Do Airline Mergers Hurt Or Help Us?

American Airlines plans to end its direct flights from MSP to New York’s LaGuardia and Washington’s Reagan National Airports. The changes are part of a deal with the Justice Department to push through American’s merger with U.S. Airways. American agreed to give up some of its airport slots to lower-cost airlines. So do airline mergers hurt us or help us? According to Myles Shaver, a professor business strategy at the Carlson School of Business, opinions are mixed.

01/16/2014

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Mother Recounts Racial, Physical Assault Of Son On Plane

Sixty-year-old Joe Rickey Hundley used a racial slur and then slapped a Minneapolis toddler on a Delta flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta on Feb. 8.

02/16/2013

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Delta Adds Flights Between Mpls. & N.D.’s Oil Patch

Airlines are rushing to add service to North Dakota to haul in workers drawn by the state’s oil boom.

09/17/2012

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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?

06/04/2012

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Delta Employees Get $27 Million In Profit Sharing Checks

Delta Airlines profits reached new heights last year and on Tuesday, its employees were reaping the reward. Employees in Minnesota are splitting more than $27 million in profit sharing checks.

02/14/2012

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Woman: Delta Switched Nonstop Flight Unexpectedly

When most of us book an airline flight, we’re willing to pay extra to make sure it’s nonstop. That’s exactly what Karen Ortt did when she booked a flight for her a niece to fly to Miami.DDDDD

02/08/2012

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MN Man Arrested After Causing Disturbance During Flight

A man who authorities believe is from Minnesota was arrested late Wednesday night in Los Angeles, Calif., after he allegedly caused a disturbance and fought with a flight attendant.

01/05/2012

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Jet Bound For MN Returns To Fargo Because Of Smoke

A Delta Airlines plane heading from Fargo to Minneapolis returned to Hector International Airport after the captain smelled smoke.

11/11/2011

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2 Delta Planes Collide At Chicago Airport

Two Delta Airlines planes, one headed for Minneapolis, collided while on the ground at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, according to Delta Spokesperson Chris Kelly.

07/30/2011

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Delta May Drop Flying In 24 Small Cities

Delta Air Lines Inc. is looking to drop money-losing flights in 24 small cities, putting some of them at risk of losing air service altogether.

07/15/2011

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Suspicious Object Found In Flight That Left MSP

Police are questioning how a strange object got on a Delta Airlines flight that arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from Minnesota.

06/23/2011

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