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Detroit Metro Airport Gets Automated Customs Technology

New technology at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport aims to make the U.S. customs process a little easier for international travelers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

Delta is now offering free in-flight entertainment on all flights longer than one and a half hours. (Photo courtesy of Delta Airlines.)

Delta To Offer Expanded Free, In-Flight Entertainment

Delta Airlines announced it will offer free entertainment on more than 1,000 aircraft worldwide starting Aug. 1.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2014

Detroit Metro Airport . (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Detroit Metro Airport Ranked Highest In U.S. In Wi-Fi Quality

The average Wi-Fi speed over a period of 45 days was collected at airports, hotels and beaches, attempting to determine the best Wi-Fi connectivity during the summer travel season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

A power outage at Detroit Metro Airport causes massive delays. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Power Outage At Detroit Metro Airport Causes Huge Delays

Many travelers are missing their flights because of the outage. Several flights have also been delayed due to weather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

TSA officers caught this handgun in a passenger’s carry-on baggage at DTW Airport on June 15 (Photo courtesy of TSA)

Man Arrested With Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun At Metro Airport

TSA officials said the weapon was loaded with an extra magazine with 20 additional rounds in it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2014

Detroit Metro Airport . (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Disruptive Passenger Causes Flight To Make Emergency Landing In Detroit

The flight from New York’s JFK airport to Las Vegas was forced to land at Metro Airport due to a disruptive passenger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

A US WWII veteran stands in front of US flags during a US-German D-Day commemoration ceremony in honour of airborne soldiers on June 5, 2014 in Picauville, northern France. The D-Day ceremonies on June 6 this year mark the 70th anniversary since the launch of the vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany. (AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD)

Delta Gate Agent Sings The National Anthem To WWII Vets Boarding Flight For D-Day Anniversary

Tears of joy were shed at Detroit Metro Airport on Monday, June 2 as Anna Mari Barile, a Delta Airlines employee sang The Star-Spangled Banner on the public address system.

06/05/2014

Jello and Cricket check out the new Service Animal Relief Area. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

New Service Animals Area Opening At Detroit Metro Airport

Inside the relief area are two “porch potties,” one with simulated grass and a second with real grass, and even a fake fire hydrant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2014

Artist rendering of the new Andiamo restaurant coming soon to Detroit Metro Airport. (Credit: Wayne County Airport Authority)

Andiamo, Chick-fil-A, P.F. Chang’s, Zingerman’s Deli Among New Dining Options At Detroit Metro Airport

Things at Detroit Metro Airport are about to get a whole lot tastier.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014

Deicing planes at Detroit Metro Airport. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

2 Jetliners Stuck On Taxiways At Detroit Metro Airport

The jets ran into complications Wednesday morning as heavy snowfall created whiteout conditions in the metro Detroit area.

02/05/2014

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