USDOT: Airlines In US Collect Billions In Baggage FeesAll 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.
Good Question: What Psychological Tests Do Pilots Undergo?French authorities made a stunning announcement Thursday morning: They believe Andreas Lubitz, a 28-year-old German co-pilot, deliberately crashed an airliner into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board.
Delta To Share $1.1B Of 2014 Profits With EmployeesDelta Air Lines is showing a lot of love to its employees this Valentine's Day weekend. The airline made a big profit in 2014 and employees are getting to share in some of it. The company reported earnings of nearly $3 billion last year. As a result, it will pay out an industry record $1.1 billion to its employees.
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?
How To Fit Everything Under The SeatAvoid paying a carry-on fee by following these helpful tips.
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
What's The Best Airline In The US?Plan your next flight with this year's Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.
Viewers Donate 15.8 Million Miles To Make-A-WishThanks to our WCCO viewers and listeners, Tuesday's Accomplish MN Make-a-Wish drive turned out to be a huge success. Our goal was to raise 10 million airline miles for Make-a-Wish Minnesota through your donations. Those miles would help get kids to their dream destination.
The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window SeatsThe jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.
Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane TicketA recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.
Good Question: Do Airline Mergers Hurt Or Help Us? American Airlines plans to end its direct flights from MSP to New York’s LaGuardia and Washington’s Reagan National Airports. The changes are part of a deal with the Justice Department to push through American's merger with U.S. Airways. American agreed to give up some of its airport slots to lower-cost airlines. So do airline mergers hurt us or help us? According to Myles Shaver, a professor business strategy at the Carlson School of Business, opinions are mixed.