Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
We are learning more about one of the six Minnesota men accused of trying to join ISIS. The sister of 20-year-old Guled Omar spoke to WCCO Wednesday evening. “I believe that my brother is innocent and that he didn’t do anything wrong,” Shukri Omar said.
Minnesota’s largest airport has had 10 breaches of perimeter security fences and gates in the past decade, several involving military service members who strayed into restricted areas, according to an Associated Press investigation.
Minnesota’s East African leaders are calling for a $15 an hour minimum wage at the airport. That’s nearly double the state’s current minimum wage of $8 an hour. A new employment report shows thousands of East Africans working at the airport are earning poverty-level wages.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll urge the commission that runs the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to adopt a $10 minimum wage. Dayton, who appoints members of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, issued his call Wednesday in remarks at the Muslim American Society’s Capitol lobby day.
No 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.
A dozen service-dogs-in-training boarded a Twin Cities flight Saturday as part of the “Can Do Canines,” training program. Preparation for a life of service means exposing the dogs to new experiences. The busy crowds and security of an airport can cause distraction and stress.
Soon you’ll be able to drive, before you fly at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
A woman known as the nation’s “Serial Stowaway” was arrested Monday after boarding a plane at MSP airport without a ticket, flying to Jacksonville, Fla., and checking into a Nassau County resort under someone else’s name.
Southern Minnesota is digging out from a winter storm that is pushing across the Plains and Midwest.
The winter storm “Linus” is dumping snow across the Midwest, including at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, which in turn is affecting flights out of Minneapolis.
A Delta Air Lines flight traveling from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Las Vegas landed safely at its destination after the pilot was unable to reenter the cockpit prior to landing, according to the airline.
More than a dozen flights to the east coast from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have been canceled in anticipation of a major snowstorm. According to the latest reports from MSP Airport, at least 15 Monday flights to destinations ranging from Boston to New York to Philadelphia have been canceled.
A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 has landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after departure on a flight to Minneapolis. The aircraft landed at about 9:35 a.m. Tuesday and was followed across the airfield by fire trucks.
There is a lot of excitement over the University of Minnesota’s football team’s upcoming appearance at the Citrus Bowl — so much so that there’s a shortage of flights to Florida.
Security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are about to get a makeover. The $18 million plan calls for the consolidation of four checkpoints into one 10-lane checkpoint aimed at improving efficiency.
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will be a festive place for travelers this holiday season. Various musicians will perform at Terminal 1, the Lindbergh Terminal, in December. Performers include jazz pianist Laura Caviani, the Minnesota Dance Theater performing pieces from “The Nutcracker,” the Painted Harmony Chorale Ensemble and the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony.
Protesters briefly blocked access to the main terminal at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Friday afternoon. Around 100 people representing labor organizations blocked the road leading to the terminal for around 20 minutes to call for higher wages for airport workers.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is one of the better choices in the country for healthy eating options, according to a report released by Harvard University. The report says that nearly 70 percent of the airport’s 70 food venues offer at least one cholesterol-free, plant-based, fiber-packed meal.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport may soon join the ranks of dozens of other airports in the region in adding an on-site hotel. The Metropolitan Airports Commission is now accepting proposals for the project. The plan is to build a hotel near Terminal 1 across from Concourse C, next to the U.S. Postal Office.
As it is every year, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was a big day for gas stations and grocery stores. Many Minnesotans took to the roads Wednesday.
Compared to other airports around the country, MSP isn’t experiencing any major delays. However, travelers could run into trouble if they’re heading to parts of the east coast like New York, D.C., Boston and Philadelphia. Snowy conditions could delay or cancel flights.
A wallop of winter weather continues to make travel difficult on some Minnesota highways and byways, but air traffic seems to be running more smoothly at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
The first snowstorm of the season is causing big headaches for travelers and crews Monday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. MSP Spokesman Pat Hogan says there have been about 175 canceled flights Monday. Hogan says he doesn’t anticipate many more being made because the airlines were aggressive about canceling them ahead of time.
Officials say two Delta Air Lines planes clipped wings while they were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. An airport spokesman says nobody was hurt in Wednesday night’s incident.
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.