Delta: No More Pets As Checked BaggageDogs may be man's best friend, but they are no longer allowed to be your travel companion on Delta. The airline just announced it will no longer accept pets as checked baggage.
American Airlines Joins Delta In Banning Shipment Of Wildlife TrophiesDelta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
No One Hurt When Truck Hits Minnesota-Bound Plane In DenverNo injuries have been reported after a de-icing truck hit a Delta Air Lines plane at Denver International Airport. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says Delta Flight 1780 was getting ready to take off to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport when the truck struck the plane Wednesday morning.
Delta Deems Speaker's Dog Not Famous Enough To Fly 1st ClassOn any given day, or any flight, chances are pretty good there's a dog on board. For $125 each way, Deb Pullen is happy to pay to bring her Maltese along as a carry-on. "He likes to travel," Pullen said. "No one's really said anything, but some people ignore him and others just go nuts over him you know, and want to talk about him."
Passengers Talk About Terrifying Delta FlightPassengers aboard a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Minneapolis braced for the worst Tuesday morning after the plane began having trouble after take-off. The pilot radioed the tower to report the problem. At the same time, passengers were being notified the plane was going to need to make an emergency landing. Passengers aboard Delta flight 2116 immediately knew something was wrong.
Man Says Delta Fired Him For Union Attempts, Minimum Wage CommentsA Minneapolis man is fighting to get his job back Wednesday. Kip Hedges says Delta fired him for trying to unionize airline employees. Hedges says his comments about the need to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and the right to unionize, cost him his job of 26 years.
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?
Ahead Of Storm, Delta Is Letting Passengers Reschedule For FreeBecause of the snow in the forecast, Delta Airlines is prepping in advance. Right now, the company is letting passengers with flights for Monday reschedule without a change fee. These are for flights through the Twin Cities and Rochester.
Planes Clip Wings At MSP AirportA 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.
Mpls. Boy Who Stowed Away On Flight Is Back With FamilyThe 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.
2 Men Accused Of Defrauding Delta Of MillionsA 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.
Good Question 'Reply All': Hiccups, Away Games & QWERTYToni 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.