The city of Faribault, which had asked gawkers to stay away, has posted this video of the destruction and while there are some planes that can be repaired, the majority shown are likely to be totaled out by the insurance companies. Read more →
Now, Delta is the latest airline to ensure that the game expands. It’s quietly raised its checked bag fee from $25 to $30. It’ll be $40 for the second. Read more →
You’re a 17-year-old kid, alone in an airplane a few thousand feet above the ground and a wheel on your airplane falls off. What do you do? Read more →
The pilot and two medical staff were enroute to pick up a patient at night at Douglas County Hospital in deteriorating weather. But when the pilot couldn’t see the airport, he executed a procedure to go around and make another try. Read more →
The pilot of a vintage military airplane that crashed today at Anoka Blaine Airport reported his plane was apparently on fire just before it crashed at the end of a runway. Read more →
The little airport in Silver Bay is gone now and now Wayne Johnson, the force behind its creation, is too. Read more →
A 21-year-old pilot must’ve had luck on his side in an emergency landing Thursday morning near Watkins, Minn.
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It’s a small victory in the airline industry’s war against its customers, but perhaps it will catch on.
American Airlines is getting rid of its ban on carry-on bags for its cheapest-seat customers. Read more →
The big aviation fly-in in Oshkosh opened this morning over in Oshkosh, Wis.
For one week each year, the airport becomes THE busiest airport in the world. Read more →
In a small and rare victory for the working stiff, Sun Country Airlines, still in the process of becoming a cheap, no-frills operation, has found failure in its plan to get rid of its own employees in favor of outsourcing the jobs to people who’ll work for less pay and benefits. Read more →
There are two types of people on the planet: the ones who look up when an airplane flies over and the ones who don’t. Read more →
The old saying is ‘any landing you walk away from is a good landing’ but this is about as close as anyone can get to dying in an airplane while still walking away. Read more →
Parking revenue at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport is down and the Metropolitan Airports Commission is trying to lure people back to its cement jungle. Who could see that coming? Anyone who has tried to park at MSP in the last year or so. Read more →
United Airlines and American Airlines are standing up against the Trump administration’s policy to take children away from parents who cross the border. You’re up, Delta. CNBC says the two airlines have asked the government not to fly the kids to detention centers on their airline. Read more →
Over 100 women pilots will prove today they haven’t forgotten their routes or their roots. They’re taking off at 8 a.m. in Sweetwater, Texas, in the 2018 Air Race classic. By nightfall, perhaps, they’ll make Faribault, Minn., enroute to the finish line in Fryeburg, Maine. Read more →