March 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
An American Airlines flight attendant disrupted a flight this morning as it was about to take off from Dallas Fort/Worth en route to Chicago, saying over the aircraft intercom system that the plane was going to crash, alluding to 9/11 terrorist attacks and ranting about the airline’s bankruptcy reorganization, passengers said. Continue Reading
December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
American Airlines used social media to explain its actions today after Alec Baldwin said he was booted from a flight for playing a word game on his cellphone as the plane was about to depart from Los Angeles. Without naming the “30 Rock” actor, the airline said on its Facebook page that an “extremely vocal customer” declined to turn off his phone when asked to do so by a flight attendant. Continue Reading
December 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Baldwin’s spokesman, Matthew Hiltzik, says the “30 Rock” actor was asked to get off a New York City-bound flight for playing “Words with Friends” while the plane idled at a gate Tuesday. Continue Reading
November 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A jump in U.S. consumer confidence sent stocks modestly higher today. Investors were also encouraged by new efforts from European leaders to find more aggressive cures for the region’s debt crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average ended with a gain of 32 points, following a 291-point surge Monday.
August 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
The Fort Worth, Texas, airline will charge between $19 and $39 for “Express Seats” those spots in the first few rows of coach that include bulkhead seats.