GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - The Grand Forks International Airport added a new destination to its list. Allegiant Air already had flights to two cities and a new addition on the map put a smile on snow bird's faces.
Not only will a new hangar open next month at the Thief River Falls Airport, but pilots have another reason to be excited. A new, almost $6 million project that gets underway next month will make take-offs and landings on the runway a little smoother.
Use it or lose it. That's the message from Thief River falls city leaders on the city's commercial air service. The airport will have to increase it's boarding numbers if it wants to keep the two Delta flights to Minneapolis.
Cairo's international airport was a scene of chaos and confusion Monday as thousands of foreigners sought to flee the unrest in Egypt, and countries around the world scrambled to send in planes to fly their citizens out.
Passenger boardings at North Dakota's eight commercial airports set a record this past month. The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission says boardings for November hit 64,475, an increase of 11.6 percent from the previous November
Air travel this holiday season might also be more difficult. The Transportation Security Administration has come under fire for new body scanners and what some say are highly invasive airport pat-downs. Those changes have yet to land at the Grand Forks airport, but are likely to come soon.
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