Flying

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Court Hearing Held For ‘Serial Stowaway’ In Florida

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.

02/10/2015

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How To Survive A Red-Eye Flight

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.

01/13/2015

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How To Survive A Long Flight

Make a few plans ahead of time and pack accordingly to ensure you survive your upcoming long flight.

12/25/2014

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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?

12/09/2014

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Tips For Air Travel With Kids

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.

06/18/2014

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Is TSA’s PreCheck Status Worth It?

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?

03/27/2014

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U Of M’s Raptor Center Giving Snowy Owl 2nd Chance To Fly

A snowy owl who came to Minnesota after being injured in Washington, D.C. is recovering after a unique procedure.

03/26/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

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.

03/07/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

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Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

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.

03/05/2014

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The World’s 7 Best Airport Coffee Shops

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.

02/26/2014

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Good Question: Why Aren’t Airfare Rates Fixed?

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.”

12/09/2013

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What To Do At America’s 10 Most Delayed Airports

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.

11/27/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 9-30!

Doe the Breaking Bad Mashup have what it takes to be king?

09/30/2013

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Delta Air Lines Posts Small 1Q Profit

Delta Air Lines is reporting a small first-quarter profit, as passengers paid more to fly.

04/23/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-17!

LEGO HOUSE song takes on Crazy Wing Suit dude on the Smack Down!

04/17/2013

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MSP Airport Worker Charged With Stealing Guns

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.

04/09/2013

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Caught On Camera: Alleged Airport Baggage Thief

When you check your luggage in for a flight out of town you expect to land with all your belongings still intact.

04/05/2013

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Going To Green Bay? Do Your Homework First

If you’re heading to Green Bay this weekend for the Wild Card playoff game, you’ll want to get your plans set now.

01/01/2013

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What Would You Do If You Saw This!?????

For my flying friends…..you look out the window and see this…..What would you do???

08/08/2012

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Drinking On Airplanes

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.

09/29/2011

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Airplane Passengers Have New-Found Flying Rights

Starting Tuesday airline passengers will have more power. High profile cases, including one in Minnesota, led to the new rules.

08/22/2011

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Uncomfortable Seats, Fees Are Why People Aren’t Flying

The cost of plane tickets may be pretty expensive right now, but that’s not the main reason people aren’t flying.

05/11/2011

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Good Question: How Safe Is It To Fly?

When the engines rev and the 747 goes flying down the runway, a lot of us have a hard time keeping it together. After a Southwest Airlines plane lost 5 feet of fuselage in mid-flight, it gave people with the fear of flying another reason to freak out. So, how safe is it to fly?

04/05/2011

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Flying And Crying: Tips for Parents

Around the holidays, you see more families at the airport, hoping for a peaceful flight with the kids. The other passengers are hoping for the same thing.

11/23/2010

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