The Atlanta-based airline says the Twin Cities is a key part of its operations. Delta's senior vice president of Minnesota operations told the Star Tribune the airline is investing more than $3 million in new equipment at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Delta already employs 12,000 people in Minnesota and plans to add 400 positions in June.
Minnesota firefighter dies from COVID just days after his father
The 42-year-old leaves behind his wife and their 10 children.
Proof of vaxx or negative test to be required in Twin Cities restaurants
The new policy goes into effect next week.
Border agents seize bushmeat from travelers at MSP Airport
Officials say they've identified a trend of travelers bringing bushmeat into the U.S.
8 years in prison for woman charged in 3 violent carjackings
The carjackings took place in the Twin Cities during the summer of 2020.
More than 2,000 arrested for drunken driving over holidays
Two drivers had a BCA of more than five times the legal limit.
Is there a scenario where Kirk Cousins sticks around?
Things get complicated if the Vikings try to keep Cousins on the roster
Omicron surge: MN preparing for 'something we've never seen before'
Minnesota may need to bring COVID-positive, asymptomatic healthcare workers to return to work with COVID-19 patients if staffing shortages become severe enough.
Gopher football's game vs. Iowa moved in modified 2022 schedule
The battle for Floyd of Rosedale is one of several changes to this year's slate.
Chicago food critic: Juicy Lucy may be 'best cheeseburger in America'
It's the latest national praise for Minnesota's iconic burger.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 12
The latest data from MDH.
Delta loan repayment will end job commitments in Minnesota
Delta plans to pay off what's left on a Metropolitan Airports Commission loan it inherited from Northwest Airlines. Once the loan is repaid, Delta will no longer be bound by a commitment to keep at least 10,000 jobs in Minnesota. The airline currently has 12,000 employees here.
Delta Air Lines considers buying US Airways
According to the Wall Street Journal, the dominant carrier at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is studying the possible acquisition. The No. 2 airline was also considering buying the parent company of American Airlines. The Atlanta-based carrier acquired Northwest Airlines in 2008.
Delta sharing $27 million worth of profits with Minnesota workers
A record year at Delta Airlines is coming back to Minnesota workers in the form of profit sharing. Not all of the state's 12,000 are eligible, but those who are will get a bonus of nearly five percent of their salary.
Is Delta Air Lines downgrading jets at Minneapolis-St. Paul airport?
The Star Tribune reports the Atlanta-based airline appears to be swapping newer Airbus planes with older Boeing or McDonnell Douglas jets at MSP. Delta told the newspaper, "We always work to deploy the most efficient aircraft to each route, which is critical to the success of our hub at MSP." Some travelers and airport officials have complained the older planes are noisier and more cramped.
Delta Air Lines considers buying North Dakota oil
The Atlanta-based carrier is looking into using crude oil from western North Dakota to supply its new refinery in Pennsylvania, the Associated Press reports. Delta Air Lines bought the refinery near Philadelphia from Phillips 66 for $150 million in May with hopes of cutting fuel costs by making its own jet fuel.
Twin Cities not only Delta hub facing job cuts, higher air fares
Delta Airlines' primary headquarters and hub in Atlanta is flourishing. Not so at other hub cities. Since Delta absorbed Northwest Airlines, the Twin Cities area has lost 3,000 jobs associated with the carrier. In Memphis the number of flights has been nearly halved, pushing up air fares to the second highest in the nation. Behind Cincinnati. Which is also a Delta hub.
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