4 Things To Know From July 30, 2015From plane debris found in the Indian Ocean to an armless embrace going viral, here are the four stories to know from Thursday, July 30.
USDOT: Airlines In US Collect Billions In Baggage FeesAll those extra fees are adding up for the airlines. The Department of Transportation says airlines collected $3.5 billion in bag fees last year. That's up five percent from 2013.
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?
Make-A-Wish Sends Kids On A Flight To The North PoleSome Minnesota kids took a trip to a place most of us dream about visiting Tuesday night. They didn't escape winter by heading someplace warm. They hopped a flight to the North Pole!
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Dozens Of WWII Veterans Given Honor Flight To Washington, D.C.Dozens of local World War II veterans are back from a one-day trip to Washington, D.C. They flew out at 6:15 a.m. Saturday morning and returned home around 10:30 p.m.
Hawaii Plane CrashA plane crashed in Hawaii and one of the passengers was wearing a Go-Pro camera the entire time. Here is some video from inside the airplane.
Man In Toddler-Slapping Plane Case Gets 8 Months A federal judge on Monday sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight to serve eight months in federal prison.
Case Of Stowaway Boy Who Flew To Vegas Back In CourtThe case of the north Minneapolis boy who made his way onto a plane to Las Vegas without a ticket back in October was in court Wednesday. The story made national and international headlines as officials investigated how the boy was able to sneak through security on Oct. 3 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and onto a plane, without a boarding pass.
FAA To Allow Air Passengers To Use Gadgets On PlanesGovernment 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.
'Child In Need' Petition Filed For Boy StowawayA Child in Need of Protection or Services petition was filed in Hennepin County Juvenile Court Friday, regarding the 9-year-old boy who managed to fly to Las Vegas without a boarding ticket.
Flight Simulators At M.O.A.: A New Way To See MNThere's a whole new way to see Minnesota's 10,000 lakes from above, and even swoop over your own neighborhood. Flight simulators at A.C.E.S. at Mall of America can now show more detail than ever.