A Grand Forks to Minneapolis flight was canceled yesterday afternoon because a flight attendant was drunk. Really, really drunk.According to a police report obtained by the Grand Forks Herald, the attendant, a resident of the Twin Cities area whose name hasn't yet been released, had a blood alcoh ... More >>
Remember back in June, when our news blog reported on a story about a lesbian couple who were rudely scolded by a security guard at Target Field after he witnessed them giving each other a quick peck on the lips? Well, that narrative is repeating itself in national newspapers today as the tw ... More >>
Like the rest of us, celebrities and rock stars make stupid mistakes. But when mistakes are made on a high-profile, TMZ level, stupid isn't quite enough; they should also be avoidable, catastrophic, nonsensical, unusual, and hilarious, or some combination thereof. And so it is with no small amoun ... More >>
Kanye West gave a rapper's in-flight delight.It's there on video: Kanye West got a hold of the public address system on a Delta flight from Minneapolis to New York and treated passengers to some high-altitude rap.
But for privacy and security reasons, Delta won't confirm that Taylor Swift's ... More >>
Photo: Michael BlechingerTragedy was narrowly averted over Minneapolis.Modern airports and aircraft are packed with all kinds of technical safety wizardry. But some days, the clouds come down, some signals get crossed, and scary things happen.
In this case, a US Airways Airbus 320 with 90 pa ... More >>
Photo: kozumelA bag lady gone bad partially shuts down MSP Airport.Everyone hates the new baggage fees on commercial airlines. But did one woman hate them enough to cause a bomb scare?
At 12:30pm, three bags found unattended on carousel number 8 at Lindbergh Terminal caused a partial shutdow ... More >>
Via WikipediaTalk about a rotten trade: Delta Airlines, which now calls Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport one of its major national hubs after its takeover of Northwest Airlines, ranks just 15th out of 18 in the latest Airline Quality Rating from Purdue University and Wichita State U ... More >>
Just two weeks after a flight heading for Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport was stranded on a Rochester tarmac for six hours, more passengers heading for our airport experienced the same nightmare.
The U.S. Transportation Department's preliminary report on the Continental Airlines flight stranded on the Rochester tarmac for six hours concludes that the flight crew is not to blame for the nightmare.