MSP Airport is the best in America, according to Travel Leisure readers.The magazine surveyed its readers, asking them to rate America's 22 major airports in seven categories: flight delays, design, amenities, food and drink, check-in and security, service, and transportation and location.And, dont ... More >>
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Photo: Chor IpA king's ransom in luggage.Shelling out for airline baggage fees is the worst. But not as infuriating as finding out how much it all adds up to. In 2010 so far, the U.S. airlines have netted $2.6 billion in baggage fees. One airline blew its closest competitor out of the water ... More >>
A pioneer in gourmet potato chips!Coming across a bag of Rachel's potato chips last weekend was like finding an old friend: Naming biases aside, I think the chips--one of the first "gourmet" potato chip brands--are a great product. Though somehow I couldn't remember the last time I'd had a ba ... More >>
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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.
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Judge denies unemployment benefits to Northwest mechanics
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Odds are that if the redesign of the century hadn't just shortened Doug Grow's column to a blurb-length 500 words, Grow would have asked a few more questions about Northwest Airlines board member Doris Kearns Goodwin.
The turbulence at Northwest Airlines has some people fearing the sky is falling. It could be the sound of ticket prices dropping.
Bankruptcy: The Ultimate Union-Busting Tactic There's a terrific analysis of the pre-strike motives of and stakes for both Northwest Airlines and its unionized mechanics in today's Wall Street Journal. Sadly, stories on the Journal's website are available to subscribers only, but we'll try to prese ... More >>
A flight attendant is battling a chronic disease--and Northwest Airlines
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Robin Williams sues dude who duped Strib columnistLast September, a guy with B.O. and blond hair convinced C.J., the celeb-starved Strib gossip columnist, that he was Robin Williams. He arrived at the airport with an escort (an ornament of the celebs, according to C.J.) and spoke in an affected monk ... More >>
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Special "hush kits" make airplanes quieter. Do they also make them more dangerous?