Retired Airline CEO Says Cheap Oil, Low Fares Here For A WhileFor 11 years Richard Anderson led Northwest Airlines and later Delta, through some of the industry’s most turbulent skies.
Northwest Airlines Putting Eagan Items Up For AuctionThe old Northwest Airlines training facility in Eagan is set to get torn down to make way for the new headquarters for the Minnesota Vikings.
Vikings To Buy Eagan Site For Possible HQ, Training FacilityThe Minnesota Vikings, already bound for a glitzy new stadium, could have another move in store. The football team's ownership announced Friday the signing of a purchase agreement for an Eagan property that could become its headquarters and training facility.
Minn. Woman Recounts 1968 Plane Hijacking OrdealLong before 9/11 increased airport security, there were a number of hijackings in the late 1960s and early 70s. Most of the hijackers forced pilots to land in Cuba after the U.S. banned travel to the country. A Minnesota woman and her 15-month-old daughter were on one of those flights nearly 50 years ago.
Man Says Delta Fired Him For Union Attempts, Minimum Wage CommentsA Minneapolis man is fighting to get his job back Wednesday. Kip Hedges says Delta fired him for trying to unionize airline employees. Hedges says his comments about the need to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and the right to unionize, cost him his job of 26 years.
2 Men Accused Of Defrauding Delta Of MillionsA federal grand jury indicted two men on charges they were part of a long-running scheme to defraud Delta Airlines. The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta says Michael Yedor of Los Angeles and Paul Anderson of Apple Valley, Minnesota, were indicted June 10. It wasn't immediately clear if they had lawyers.
High Court Limits Suits Over Frequent Flier MilesThe Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a Minnesota rabbi who complained about an airline's frequent flier program is out of luck. The justices unanimously sided with Northwest Airlines and dismissed a lawsuit from Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg.
Good Question: Minnesota & Fortune 500 Companies It’s a source of pride for many Minnesotans – the number of Fortune 500 companies that call Minnesota home. “We live in an amazing state, so I thought a big percentage were here,” said Diane Anderson, of Minneapolis.
Delta Flight Attendants Sue Over Profit-SharingSix flight attendants for Delta Air Lines Inc. are suing the airline because their profit-sharing checks were smaller because of a union dispute.
Long Forgotten NWA Crash In Mpls. Stirs MemoriesIt's among the most beautiful parkways in the Twin Cities. Thousands of people walk, run and bike the trails that follow the meandering Minnehaha Creek through south Minneapolis. But on March 7, 1950, the scenic neighborhood is where then 15-year-old Dianne Doughty-Madsen's family was ripped apart.
Report says FAA, Northwest Were Too Cozy