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December 1, 2017

New Holiday Tradition for Minneapolis and St. Paul

Metro Transit, the transit operator in the Minneapolis and St. Paul region, and the BNSF Railway  are excited to offer a new holiday tradition on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Take the Northstar commuter train starting at Big Lake, MN station all the way to Union Depot in St. Paul, where everyone will be able to enjoy the outdoor European Christmas Market for two hours of shopping, food and seasonal entertainment for the whole family! Santa’s elves will be making an appearance on the train ride, helping you get into the holiday spirit. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item [...]

 
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November 8, 2017

Farewell, Your Majesty: United Airlines Flies the 747, the “Queen of the Skies”, One Last Time

Today, United Airlines flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable silhouette that once represented the state-of-the-art in air travel.

Serving as the ultimate throwback, the airline recreated the first 747 flight operated by United in 1970 for today’s historic farewell journey. Flight UA747 departed from San Francisco with service to Honolulu with more than 300 customers, employees and distinguished guests onboard.

From a 1970s-inspired menu to retro uniforms for flight attendants to inflight entertainment befitting of [...]

 
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October 12, 2017

Southwest Airlines to Hawaii? Sure Sounds Like It!

Yesterday, Southwest Airlines officially announced their intentions to start service to Hawaii. This has long been rumored to be of interest to Southwest, but now it is official. Specific flight details have yet to be announced, however, Southwest plans to start selling tickets in 2018 for the new service.

“A day long-awaited by our Customers, fans, and more than 55,000 of the world’s most-loved airline Employees is finally within sight—a day that will showcase your Hospitality, about as far Southwest as you can go in the U.S.,” Chairman & CEO Gary [...]

 
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September 14, 2017

United Airlines Adds More International Flights Next Summer

United Airlines announced new nonstop seasonal service to four popular European destinations including Reykjavik, Iceland, Porto, Portugal, Edinburgh, Scotland, and Zurich, Switzerland. United’s 2018 summer schedule offers more options for United customers from more than 100 North American cities to conveniently connect to Europe with just one stop in New York/Newark, San Francisco or Washington/Dulles hubs.

United adds service between Washington Dulles and Edinburgh and 787 Dreamliner service between San Francisco and Zurich to summer 2018 schedule

“As we [...]

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