North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has been making a case for United Airlines service to and from Grand Forks. A spokesman had said the administration was fairly certain United would come, but spokeswoman Jody Link clarified that no decision has been made.
A Delta Airlines flight on a 50-passenger Pinnacle CRJ 200 jet scheduled to leave Grand Forks Sunday afternoon was cancelled and Pinnacle is investigating allegations involving an employee, said a spokesman for Pinnacle Airlines.
Airport director stresses checking flight status often Fog forced half a dozen scheduled departure flights to be canceled Friday at Grand Forks International Airport. A Delta Airlines representative said that by 5 p.m., six outgoing flights, all headed for Minneapolis, had been canceled.
Airline switches to bigger jets, says can’t land on short runway when windy City officials said the airport only got 30-hour notice that Delta is using CJR-200 jets now. On Wednesday, two flights were canceled and passengers were bused between Devils Lake and the Jamestown, N.D., airport. Devils Lake is planning to extend the runway, but it won't be done for some time.
Some moves Delta will make, according to its chief financial officer, include hiking prices to recapture the full cost of fuel; reducing system capacity by 4 percent, with trans-Atlantic flights down 8 percent to 10 percent; and retiring 130 of the least fuel-efficient and most maintenance-intensive aircraft over the next 18 months.
Airline apologizes after Twin Cities newspaper inquiry followed passenger's complaint While her nurses were stowing the 100 pounds of medical equipment she needs to travel with, Carrie Salberg was given a startling order: Get off the plane.
A Delta Air Lines executive said Thursday that the airline will raise domestic fares 4 percent and boost international surcharges to offset the rising price of jet fuel. And as airlines have reduced the number of seats they have in the air, great last-minute deals are becoming more rare.
"Those days are over," one Twin Cities travel agent said.
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