Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?

Twenty months after being grounded worldwide following two crashes that killed 346 people, the Boeing 737 MAX has been cleared to fly by the U. S. Federal Aviation Administration. Pending new training requirements for cockpit crews and maintenance updates, the aircraft could be in the air by the end of December. The only American carriersContinue reading “Boeing’s 737 MAX is OK’d to Fly Again. But Are You Ready to Climb Aboard?”

Real ID Office Now Open at Twin Cities Airport

While the deadline requiring a Real ID to board a commercial flight has been extended to October 1, 2021, the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is making it easier for current travelers to obtain this identification well in advance of implementation. Eliminating a trip to your local DVS, deputy registrar or driver’s license agent office, theContinue reading “Real ID Office Now Open at Twin Cities Airport”

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”

U.S. Airlines Don’t Expect “Back to Normal” Until 2024

No one can argue that COVID19, the coronavirus pandemic, has changed the world as we knew it. Our carefree lifestyles that gave Americans the ability to get-up-and-go on a moments notice, whether it be to a restaurant, sporting event, or a distant destination half-way around the world, are no longer. And while every industry hasContinue reading “U.S. Airlines Don’t Expect “Back to Normal” Until 2024″

United Leads, Delta and American Follow, As Most Domestic Change Fees Are Eliminated

Hoping to find a way to stimulate domestic air travel during the COVID19 pandemic, United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines have announced the permanent elimination of change fees for most domestic tickets. The four carriers have apparently caught on that Southwest Airlines, which has never charged change fees, clearly knows thatContinue reading “United Leads, Delta and American Follow, As Most Domestic Change Fees Are Eliminated”