MSP To Become Delta's Second-Largest Hub: Airline Pulse News and Notes for June 2, 2016
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American Airlines will bring back the practice of giving winged pins to young fliers. The airline stopped doing this about 10 years ago, but its recent image revamp has led to the popular practice being reinstated.
Alaska Airlines will cut the foreign transaction fee on its Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card, effective June 1. In addition, new cardholders will get 30,000 bonus miles when they spend the qualifying amount during the first months of their membership.
The pilots’ union for American Airlines will hold runoff elections at the end of the month after no candidate received a majority of the vote during the latest round of ballot casting. The Allied Pilots Association will select both a president and vice president during the next round of voting on June 30.
South Africa’s Police Services have said that the heavy traffic coming through the country’s main airports has made it easier for drug smugglers to get drugs in. Police have said that they will try to crack down on this practice.
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