Southwest’s “Promise” Includes Open Middle Seats

If you’re like most travelers who haven’t set foot on a plane since the COVID19 pandemic began, the last thing you want to do when the time comes to take to the skies, is to be crammed into a full airliner. Going one step further than Delta’s commitment to block middle seats through the endContinue reading “Southwest’s “Promise” Includes Open Middle Seats”

The Points Guy Ranks Delta #1

For the second year running, digital travel site The Points Guy has ranked Delta Air Lines as the top U.S. airline. Unlike past years when ranking was determined by various performance measures such as on-time record, baggage handling and customer service, the 2020 results reviewed carriers by their handling of air travel since COVID19 arrivedContinue reading “The Points Guy Ranks Delta #1”

MSP Airport Update 7/25/2020

Here are some highlights from last Monday’s Metropolitan Airports Commission meeting: Beating Governor Walz to the announcement by a couple of days, MSP will be requiring face coverings, i.e. masks, effective Monday, July 27. The Governor announced a statewide mandate to take effect on the 25th. Air travel is slowly recovering, with slowly being theContinue reading “MSP Airport Update 7/25/2020”

MSP Voted a Top 10 Domestic Airport

It comes as no surprise to those of us that consider the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport our “home base”, that the Upper Midwest’s busiest airport is also considered one of the best in the country. Of course, everything airport related has been turned upside down by COVID19, but when air travel does return to someContinue reading “MSP Voted a Top 10 Domestic Airport”

New Airline, ‘Breeze’, to Base Operations at MSP

While airlines worldwide are struggling to survive the COVID19 pandemic which has nearly brought the industry to its knees, a new carrier is planning to launch scheduled service in 2021 with Minneapolis-St. Paul as its operations center. This may sound like some kind of insanity destined for failure, but then you probably haven’t been followingContinue reading “New Airline, ‘Breeze’, to Base Operations at MSP”