As Minneapolis officials ready a new "transportation network company" ordinance that will regulate cutting-edge taxi-style services like Lyft and UberX for City Council consideration (more on that in coming days), Ricardo Cervantes, St. Paul's director of the Department of Safety and Inspections, te ... More >>
The Federal Aviation Administration is currently in the process of automating takeoff and landing routes at airports throughout the country.SEE ALSO: Interest in flights from MSP to Denver has never been higher since Colorado legalized pot It's akin to driving with cruise control. The possibility fo ... More >>
Sometimes, following your instincts can be a matter of life or death.SEE ALSO: Highway suicide: Why do people keep lying down in Minnesota traffic? On October 21, Jeffery Tukua, a 46-year-old construction worker from Hastings, told his wife he "had a bad feeling" about a pond-dredging job he was to ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- MSP Airport is the best in the whole country, flyers sayFor four to five years, the lack of free wireless access at MSP Airport has been travelers' top complaint. Turns out, they ranted enough that the Metropolitan Airports Commission listened.
The pilot of the vintage MiG-21 is reportedly okay after his plane's crash landing into Flying Cloud Airport around 10 a.m. Thursday. Eden Prairie spokeswoman Katie Beal said the pilot, who hasn't been identified, came into the landing too fast because the parachute used to land collapsed. The plane ... More >>
You'll love the way we fill our cabin with smoky fumes.Delta Flight 4086 to Wichita was taxiing at Minneapolis-St. Paul airport yesterday with 43 people aboard when a smelly haze filled the cabin, setting off smoke detectors in the lavatory and causing pilots to abort the takeoff. Patrick Ho ... More >>
Don't put our fare in the flyover category
photo from FacebookControversy surrounds this historic farm. It is a strange sight: a picturesque 60-acre farm at the end of a Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport runway in Bloomington, near the Mall of America. On a bluff overlooking the Minnesota river, with pastures and barns, sheep and ... More >>
Photo: kla4067/FlickrAn aerial view of MSP We're finally going to have airport signage as good as other big-time cities. Over the next two weeks, crews are going to start installing more than 40 signs on Interstate 494, Highway 5, Highway 62 and 34th Avenue that will do something brilliant: ... More >>
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This one has $9 tickets! That is if you have any reason to fly to Toledo, Ohio or Melbourne-Vero Beach, Fla.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport received top honors from a recent survey ranking. The airport ranked top North American airport and No. 3 in the world among airports of its size.
The low-cost airline ran into some financial trouble after their parent company, Petters Group Worldwide, became entrenched in a ... More >>
Statehouse continues its bold crusade against horny massage therapists
Metropolitan Airports Commission Chair Jack Lanners, a T-Paw appointee, this week presided over the cutting of a deal that will essentially give Northwest a $239 million rent reduction from '06 to 2020, and possibly more.
Usually when the words "boondoggle" and "Mississippi River" are uttered in the same sentence, you can bet that the phrase "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers" will follow in short order. As has been well-documented, the Corps loves to pour tons of concrete (and billions of dollars) into the Mississippi fo ... More >>
Or, How to Make an Albatross Fly Why should Minnesotans care about the proposed merger in the headlines today, of America West and US Airways? Because the airline industry in general has been illin' for some time, and while Northwest is not, like US Airways, in Chapter 11, or, like America West, rec ... More >>
Fewer jobs. More debt. And more outsourcing.
Does the Pioneer Press have a commercial interest in the proposal for a dike around the St. Paul airport?
Why Telegate matters
The peculiar politics of watershed management in suburbia
With $450 million at stake in the battle over airport noise, critics say one thing is missing: The public's voice
It's hard to argue with a man on a mission
Light-rail boosters insist their multimillion-dollar project is finally leaving the station. But first Shoreview legislator Phil Krinkie has a few questions about inflated budgets, bid rigging, and some mysterious memos.
Julie Idelkope says she can tell the difference between city hall and her Northwest Airlines office. Critics are not so sure.
Bully! Crybaby! Northwest and Sun Country brawl for control of the sandbox--and billions in local air-travel revenues
Northwest keeps track of other airlines' passengers the old-fashioned way
The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama
They say people who fish and farm can't elect a governor anymore. Tell that to Doug Johnson
Will the Twin Cities' light rail megaproject get any cars off the streets? Help the environment? Save any money? Not necessarily, say its supporters--but that's not the point.