You are browsing the archive for Air Travel.

Airline boardings up in western ND

August 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Airline boardings at North Dakota airports were up 11.67 percent in July over last year, with most of the growth coming from the western half of the state. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Err on side of caution in air travel

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Authorities did the right thing in canceling the flight.
And that’s true even if the investigation shows no fault whatsoever on the attendant or any other crew member’s part. Continue Reading

Among travelers on Sept. 11, unease and confidence

September 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Some travelers were plainly jittery about flying Sunday. Others weren’t worried, confident that security would be tight on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. And some figured, well, whatever happens, happens.
Continue Reading

Allegiant Air wants to let customers gamble on ticket prices

March 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When booking a flight, Allegiant passengers could choose between a traditional fixed-price ticket and a discounted, variable-price one. If the price of jet fuel falls by the departure date, customers with a variable ticket would get some cash back. If the price climbs, they would pay more, up to a pre-disclosed cap. Continue Reading

Airfares on the rise amid surging fuel prices

March 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have all hiked fares as fuel prices continue to increase. Jet fuel prices have risen more than 50 percent in the past year to more than $3 a gallon. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Heed the full-body backlash

November 15, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

State lawmakers in New Jersey have it right: Congress should halt the use of full-body scanners in airport security screening and direct the Transportation Security Administration to find less-intrusive ways of making flying more secure. Continue Reading

United, Continental shareholders approve merger

September 17, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED 11:03 A.M. Shareholders of United’s parent company and Continental Airlines have approved a deal that would create the world’s biggest airline. Continue Reading