Hoeven talks with Delta about issues at ND airports

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Senator John Hoeven wants Delta Airlines to address service disruptions for business and commercial travel in North Dakota. He says it’s due to staffing issues with the company and air traffic controllers. Hoeven says there have been a significant rise in complaints filed with the Department of Transportation. Delta is working to address the issues by…

First responders train for airport disaster during simulation

The training exercise is conducted every three years to meet FAA requirement.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — First responders test their skills with hands-on airport disaster rescue simulation training. “We’re having an exercise that’s simulating an airplane crash at the airport. We’ve got a total of 60 victims on the airplane,” Hector International Airport Fire Chief David Bush said. To help those actors playing victims, a total of 15 first responder agencies throughout…

Social Distancing: Getting The Travel Bug

Airlines Are Banking On Travelers Returning This Summer

  Now that more people are getting vaccinated, this summer is looking to be busy for travel. I just got my passport photo this week. I’m hoping to head out on an adventure sometime soon. American Airlines is betting it will be able to operate a nearly normal summer schedule this year. The company is betting widespread vaccinations will result…

Travel Is Expected To Remain Low Through The Year, According To An Expert

He says it's going to be awhile before we see flights go back to normal.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – He says the reason planes have been filling up is due to airlines cutting down on flights. The expert also says airlines have been blocking middle seats, so there’s more space between people. “We’re seeing more personal travel. Maybe families going, you know, we have circumstances, maybe a grand baby has been born, someone’s traveling because someone…

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Out Of Denver

That is having a ripple–effect on airports across this country this Thanksgiving week.

FARGO, N.D.- Hector International Airport in Fargo reports some cancellations and delays throughout the day. If you are flying, make sure you’re communicating with either your travel agent or the airline to get notice of any flight delays or cancellations. During this time, airlines also work alongside customers to change flights and avoid the storm without any kind of change fees….

Two More Airlines Drop Popular California Catering Company Due to Listeria Concerns

This comes after American Airlines suspended service from Gate Gourmet nearly two weeks ago

  NATIONAL — Two major airlines are dropping a well-known catering company after health inspectors found listeria in the company’s local kitchen. Delta Airlines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet. Virgin Australia passengers are receiving food vouchers before their flights departing from LAX while Delta is using a different California caterer. This comes after American…

Frontier Airlines Offering $39 Fares to Denver at Hector International

The company left Hector in 2015 after two years of flights to Denver.

  FARGO, ND — If you’ve ever thought about visiting Denver you’ll want to take advantage of this deal. Frontier Airlines has announced one-way flights for as low as $39 nonstop from Hector International Airport in Fargo to Denver. The low-cost flights are on sale now and will launch on May 15 as the airline resumes service in Fargo. The…

Allegiant Airlines Strands Passengers in Las Vegas After Flight Cancellation

Allegiant officials said the last minute cancellation was due to mechanical issues

  LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Tourists waiting to fly home out of Las Vegas on Allegiant Airlines are stranded after the airline cancels the flight and won’t make one available until Thursday. Nearly 200 passengers were waiting to fly home to Oklahoma City on Sunday when they were given the announcement. Allegiant officials said the last minute cancellation was due…

Minnesota Travelers Get Heads Up From TSA About IDs

When it comes to IDs, Homeland Security says the Land of 10,000 Lakes is missing something.

When it comes to IDs, Homeland Security says the Land of 10,000 Lakes is missing something. In a year, it could keep people from flying. “In about three or four years, everyone will have to have this compliance license if they want to get on a plane with their license,” said Democratic Senator Scott Dibble of Minnesota. If you’ve flown out…