UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND first to certify future airline pilots under new FAA rule
Effective immediately, graduates from the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (UND Aerospace) will be able to be hired by the nations airlines with less flight time... Posted on 8/22/13 at 12:56 PM
THE NEW FORTY Delta made me giggle...
Delta has a new safety video. I saw it for the first time on November 1, 2012 when I flew home from Orlando. I love the new video and I think you will too. It is filled with the standard information, ... Posted on 11/5/12 at 7:05 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Cravaack: Next airplane attack from the ground
U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack, a 17-year veteran airline pilot, says the next terrorist attack on an airplane is more likely to come from the ground because airport security has made planes safer.
Politico... Posted on 5/18/12 at 3:38 AM
TRAVELING TOD Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr... Posted on 11/17/11 at 3:57 PM
ON MY MIND Inspired by Southwest Airlines
I have lived in the U.S since 1991 and flown with most major airlines, but never with Southwest Airlines.
In fact, I didn’t know anything about this company until I read the book “Nuts! So... Posted on 4/14/10 at 5:32 PM
A 17-year-old is dead after a stabbing. St. Paul police said they arrested a 19-year-old St. Paul man in the stabbing of Darius Derrick Maxwell, St. Paul, about 12:05 a.m. Saturday. Police said the 19-year-old broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend and confronted Maxwell about being her boyfriend and stabbed him.
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, January 31, 2010
Boardings at North Dakota’s eight commercial and regional airports in October increased 5.1 percent over the year.
State Aeronautics Commission director Larry Taborsky said boardings in the state were up 2,988, bucking a slight decline nationally. He cites several reasons for the jump in North Dakota, including the oil industry and hunting seasons.
Pets are given pre-boarding walks and bathroom breaks. And at each of the five airports it serves, the company has created a “Pet Lounge” for future fliers to wait and sniff before flights. Pet Airways will fly a pet between five major cities — New York, Washington, Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles. The $250 one-way fare is comparable to pet fees at the largest U.S. airlines.
Clearwater, Fla.-based JetAmerica said 34 nonstop passenger flights a week will start July 13 at Toledo, Ohio; South Bend, Ind.; Melbourne, Fla.; Newark, N.J.; Minneapolis and Lansing, Mich. Twenty-eight flights start or end at Newark Liberty International Airport. The carrier will add six more flights — from Toledo to Minneapolis — starting Aug. 14.
Officials at St. Cloud Regional Airport hope to lure more flights, but the tough economic times are making that challenging.
The airport, built in 1995, recently completed a nearly $5 million terminal expansion. Airport officials said St. Cloud can now serve as a reliever airport to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s hold on Northwest Airlines got a little looser Monday.
The commission that runs Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport voted to let Delta Air Lines Inc. out of Northwest’s old agreements to keep its headquarters here. In exchange, Delta agreed to accelerated repayment — by 2016 — of the $245 million debt tied to the headquarters promise, and it retained minimum job and flight levels in the state.
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