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.
The Minnesota State Patrol is reminding motorists to use their seat belts, slow down and increase following distances after hundreds of crashes Friday morning.
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 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.
Officials say a pregnant passenger believed to have gone into labor aboard a plane has given birth at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said it appeared the woman went into labor Wednesday on the airplane heading from San Francisco to Minneapolis.
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.
A Minneapolis father is calling for change after his daughter was attacked while waiting for a Metro Transit bus. T.J. Richardson says his 14-year-old daughter had just left an after-school activity and was on the bus stop near 43rd Avenue and Penn Avenue when she was attacked.
Construction of the largest solar energy project in Minnnesota is now underway at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport. The new solar installation will be built on the top deck of the Terminal 1 parking ramps. When it’s up and running, it will generate enough energy to handle about 20 percent of the airport’s power supply.
The effects of an airport fire in Chicago Friday continued to be felt by passengers Saturday. More than 700 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s two international airports. Authorities say a contract employee started a fire in the basement of the Aurora control center.
Your next trip out of town could soon become a lot easier. Officials at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport laid out several changes they’d like to make on Tuesday.
The world’s largest plane is sitting on the tarmac at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Antonov 225 landed at MSP over the weekend. Operators of the aircraft postponed its take off until 9 p.m. Wednesday night.
A former American Eagle pilot has pleaded guilty to trying to fly a plane from Minneapolis to New York City last year while he was twice over the legal alcohol limit for pilots. Kolbjorn Jarle Kristiansen, 48, was arrested at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Jan. 4, 2013.
If you are flying out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, plan on getting there even earlier than usual. Travelers are now being advised to get to MSP two-and-a-half-hours early to make sure you make your flight. Airport officials say a perfect storm of factors have led to some the longest security lines in years, which have caused a lot of people to miss flights.
Delta Air Lines officials say a plane headed to Minneapolis returned to Atlanta because its landing gear was stuck in the downward position. Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says the airline expected to transfer 159 passengers a different aircraft for a second departure from Atlanta on Thursday evening.
After a long trip home, the last thing most people want is a long line. Traveling sales rep Rachel Anhorn says at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, getting a taxi is not a problem. “This is one of the best airports for that,” Anhorn said. “It’s fantastic. Chicago and New York, it’s terrible. But here, I’ve never once waited for a cab.”
An airplane traveling from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport slid off the runway while arriving in Madison Monday afternoon, according to Delta Air Lines.
New designs and local chefs at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport caught the attention of an airport industry group, which named our airport the Best Food & Beverage Program not just in the country, but in all of North America.
The 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.
Minneapolis travelers looking for a cheap trip now have four more cities to choose from through Spirit Airlines. On Thursday, Spirit Airlines announced nonstop seasonal service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO), Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) and Tampa (TPA).
Low-wage workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are calling for an increase in Minnesota’s minimum wage. The workers say they are forced to rely on government programs to get by. It’s part of a growing debate over whether to raise the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.50 an hour. The Service Employees Union says 600 low-paid workers at Twin Cities Airport – including wheelchair pushers, cart drivers and aircraft cleaners – earn an average of $7.73 an hour, and receive millions of dollars in state public assistance.
A 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.
More than 500 Minnesotans were in Boston, to run the marathon. And some of them started coming back home Tuesday morning.
An American Eagle pilot has been charged with three gross misdemeanors after authorities say he failed a blood-alcohol test as he prepared to fly out of the Minneapolis airport in January.
A 23-year-old MSP Airport worker has been accused of stealing hundreds of items from checked baggage, including firearms, iPads and phones, according to charges filed by Hennepin County.