U.S. Airports Requiring Masks to Soon Include MSP

The Metropolitan Airports Commission board, operator of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), voted today to require face masks for everyone in the terminal effective on Monday, July 27. Minnesota’s international airport joins a growing list of U.S. airports with the requirement, including LAX (Los Angeles International), BWI (Baltimore-Washington), DFW (Dallas-Ft. Worth) and DAL (DallasContinue reading “U.S. Airports Requiring Masks to Soon Include MSP”

Mandatory Mask Coverings at MSP?

Texas Senator Ted Cruz may not like wearing a mask to protect others from possible COVID19 exposure, but travelers at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport may not have the option for much longer. Cruz was captured in a photo earlier this week sans mask while waiting to board an American Airlines flight to Washington D.C.Continue reading “Mandatory Mask Coverings at MSP?”

Delta and Mayo Clinic Teaming Up for Safer Air Travel

The world renowned Mayo Clinic, headquartered in Rochester, Minnesota, and Delta Air Lines, have announced a strengthening of their relationship in order to make air travel safer in these days of the COVID-19 pandemic. As it has since the coronavirus became a threat earlier this year, Delta’s CareStandard program was developed to lessen the riskContinue reading “Delta and Mayo Clinic Teaming Up for Safer Air Travel”

Delta Introducing New Lobby and Gate Safety Barriers

Working with internal staff, Delta’s Flight Products team has created an additional layer of safety at airports for its customers, as well as the airline’s staff. Plexiglass safety barriers have been installed in airport check-in lobbies, at each departure gate, as well as at Delta Sky Club check-in counters. The Atlanta-based carrier has often amazedContinue reading “Delta Introducing New Lobby and Gate Safety Barriers”

Airlines Cut Minnesota Routes

Needless to say, the airline industry worldwide has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of aircraft have been parked for months now, and it’ll be a long road back to some semblance of normalcy for the entire hospitality business, hotels and car rental companies included. While passenger traffic bottomed out at next-to-nothing in April,Continue reading “Airlines Cut Minnesota Routes”