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.
All 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.
On 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.”
A court hearing will be held Tuesday in Florida for a woman police say flew to Florida from the Twin Cities, without a ticket. Marilyn Hartman, 63, was arrested Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla. after she checked into a hotel under another person’s name.
Sometimes taking a red-eye flight is unavoidable and these flights can be a miserable experience for those not used to them. Do not let taking a red-eye cause you to be uncomfortable. The following tips will help you survive your upcoming red-eye flight.
Make a few plans ahead of time and pack accordingly to ensure you survive your upcoming long flight.
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?
Flying with kids can be a trying experience. Be prepared and know what to expect when arriving at the airport and your air travel experience with your kids will be less stressful.
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?
A snowy owl who came to Minnesota after being injured in Washington, D.C. is recovering after a unique procedure.
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.
The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.
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.
The sub-zero temperatures have some people looking to get out of town for a bit. And there’s a good chance the airfare they pay now could vary by hundreds of dollars in just a month from now. Travel expert Terry Trippler, of ThePlaneRules.com, says there are several variables that cause airfare to go “up and down,” and make a fixed rate nearly impossible. “Number one … airports pay different landing fees at different airports,” Trippler said. “Different landing and take-off fees.”
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.
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Delta Air Lines is reporting a small first-quarter profit, as passengers paid more to fly.
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A worker at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has been charged with stealing shotguns, revolvers and other weapons from the checked luggage of passengers who had connections through the busy Twin Cities airport.
When you check your luggage in for a flight out of town you expect to land with all your belongings still intact.
If you’re heading to Green Bay this weekend for the Wild Card playoff game, you’ll want to get your plans set now.
For my flying friends…..you look out the window and see this…..What would you do???
A drink on your cross-country flight seems nice, but sometimes it can get out of hand. Here is a look at some of the worst incidents of drinking on a plane.
Starting Tuesday airline passengers will have more power. High profile cases, including one in Minnesota, led to the new rules.