Nearly 500 Flights Canceled Due To Winter StormNearly 500 flights have been cancelled on one of the busiest travel days of the year as a fast-moving winter storm bears down on much of the Midwest on the last day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Dept. Of Transportation Considering Allowing Calls During FlightsThe government is proposing that airlines let passengers make phone calls during flights using Wi-Fi.
Cancellations, Delays Down Significantly At MSPThings are slowly getting back to normal at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Wednesday morning. MSP International lists less than 50 cancellations right now, and about a dozen delays.
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: 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?
Make-A-Wish Sends Kids On A Flight To The North PoleSome Minnesota kids took a trip to a place most of us dream about visiting Tuesday night. They didn't escape winter by heading someplace warm. They hopped a flight to the North Pole!
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.
Dozens Of WWII Veterans Given Honor Flight To Washington, D.C.Dozens of local World War II veterans are back from a one-day trip to Washington, D.C. They flew out at 6:15 a.m. Saturday morning and returned home around 10:30 p.m.
Man In Toddler-Slapping Plane Case Gets 8 Months A federal judge on Monday sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight to serve eight months in federal prison.
Case Of Stowaway Boy Who Flew To Vegas Back In CourtThe 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.
FAA To Allow Air Passengers To Use Gadgets On PlanesGovernment safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.
'Child In Need' Petition Filed For Boy StowawayA 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.
Flight Simulators At M.O.A.: A New Way To See MNThere's a whole new way to see Minnesota's 10,000 lakes from above, and even swoop over your own neighborhood. Flight simulators at A.C.E.S. at Mall of America can now show more detail than ever.
2 Kids Battling Cancer Ruled The Sky TodayFor most children, the police escort and limo would equal the ride of a lifetime, but for Dawson Parker and Terrique Powell on Wednesday, it was just the start. They got the red carpet treatment at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, riding in vintage World War II planes.
World War II Pilot Flies AgainA World War II veteran took a step back in history with a commemorative flight on a plane he learned to fly some 70 years ago. John Rewey was trained on a B-25 and a co-pilot on one for a short time before he was assigned on a B-24 crew. He flew 35 bombing missions over France and Germany. His family arranged for the 89 year old to take flight again.