Planning a Thanksgiving Getaway by Air?

The coronavirus has turned the airline industry upside down over the last few months, and a dramatically reduced flight schedule remains in place for all U.S. and foreign carriers. Of course, fewer flights means fewer seats available, but you’re probably figuring that since there will also be fewer travelers, you won’t have difficulty finding aContinue reading “Planning a Thanksgiving Getaway by Air?”

Sun Country Lays Off HQ Staff as Airlines Struggle to Survive

Twin Cities-based Sun Country Airlines may be a small carrier unknown to most, but that doesn’t exempt it from the harsh reality of dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Thankfully, Sun Country entered into a contract in December of last year with Amazon, operating several aircraft for the e-commerce giant. While the carrier couldn’t have foreseenContinue reading “Sun Country Lays Off HQ Staff as Airlines Struggle to Survive”

Salt Lake City Airport Opens Spectacular New Terminal

With the departure of Delta Air Lines (DL) flight 2020 from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Atlanta (ATL) last Tuesday, the new airport terminal officially opened for the world to experience. Celebrated by a water cannon salute bright and early at 5 a.m., the flight left from one of 25 new Delta Concourse A gatesContinue reading “Salt Lake City Airport Opens Spectacular New Terminal”

Twin Cities Airport Considering Waiver of Airline Fees

Minnesota’s Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is contemplating a proposal from a subcommittee that would financially benefit the airlines that serve the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Nearly $41 million that would be paid by the carriers for operating at the airport would be waived in an effort to support the airlines as they struggle withContinue reading “Twin Cities Airport Considering Waiver of Airline Fees”

More than 700 Travelers Banned from Flying for Not Wearing a Mask

If you think you can get away without wearing a mask during a flight with U.S. airlines, you may want to think again. More than 700 passengers-to-date have been banned for refusing to have a face covering since the domestic carriers mandate went into effect in early spring. Just like many restaurants and other retailersContinue reading “More than 700 Travelers Banned from Flying for Not Wearing a Mask”