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After a new $17 million upgrade to security checkpoints at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, wait times during peak hours still top 40 minutes. The reason is that the TSA has not provided enough screeners to staff the newly made checkpoints.
Hong Kong International Airport saw a huge increase in passenger numbers in January. It’s year-on-year total for number of fliers during the month was up 13.3 percent.
Alaska Airlines will actually adjust its flight path and departure time for an Anchorage-Honolulu flight so that passengers can get a good view of a rare solar eclipse during the journey.
Copa Airlines had a bright future in Latin America, but the Panamanian airline is now struggling to expand because of an economic slump in the region.
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