David Schaper

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International Travel Opens To The Vaccinated, But How Do You Prove You Got The Shot?

Thursday, May 27, 2021

There's no universal digital passport yet, it's not clear exactly what kind of proof will be accepted, and paper vaccination cards can be easily forged, damaged or lost.


The Search For Vaccination Proof That Works Better Than Paper Cards

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

As coronavirus restrictions are eased, how will travelers prove they've been vaccinated? Paper vaccination cards can be easily forged, damaged or lost and there's no universal digital passport yet.


Complaints Soar As Customers Fight Airlines For Refunds From Pandemic Cancellations

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Airlines got billions in federal COVID-19 aid over the past year, but consumer advocates and two senators say the companies are sitting on nearly $15 billion in refunds owed for canceled travel.


Customers, Senators Urge Airlines To Change Their Refund Terms For Canceled Flights

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Over 90,000 customers complained about airlines refusing to refund canceled travel in the pandemic last year; 57 times more than 2019. Many are fighting for refunds while some face expiring vouchers.


Banking On Busy Summer Travel Season, Airlines Add More Flights And New Routes

Friday, May 07, 2021

Amid a sudden surge in demand for domestic travel, especially to beach destinations and national parks, decimated airlines are adding service to new markets as they try to inch back to profitability.


Welcoming Leisure Travel, Airlines Inch Back Toward Profitability

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

More than a year after the pandemic seriously curtailed leisure air travel, airlines are focusing on the pent up demand for vacations. To lure vacationers, airlines are launching new routes.


Hundreds Gathered At The Funeral Of Daunte Wright, Who Was Fatally Shot By Police

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Hundreds of people gathered in the Shiloh Temple in Minneapolis Thursday for the funeral of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, killed April 11 when he was shot by a suburban Minneapolis police officer.


Reactions From George Floyd Square

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

At George Floyd Square in Minneapolis, a crowd gathered when they heard that the jury had reached a verdict.


What Security Looks Like Amid Protests In The Minneapolis Area

Monday, April 19, 2021

We look at the security for Minneapolis and nearby areas, including a quiet protest outside the Brooklyn Center police station.


'He Had A Smile That Was Angelic. He Lit Up The Room': Remembering Daunte Wright

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

We take a look at the young life of Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old shot dead by Brooklyn Center police.


Boeing Warns Of Possible Electrical Issue, And Airlines Ground Some 737 Max Planes

Friday, April 09, 2021

The airplane manufacturer says the issue is not related to the software system that has been blamed in the fatal crashes that killed 346 people.


Calling All Pilots — We Need You Again

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Just months ago, airlines warned of more job cuts and pilot furloughs. With vaccines out, people are traveling again — airlines are hiring and looking to address a projected long-term pilot shortage.


Some Pedestrian-Friendly Street Changes May Stay After The Pandemic Ends

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

With restricted indoor dining and a need for social distancing, many cities closed streets to vehicles to allow for more walking, biking and outdoor dining. Some of those changes may be here to stay.


COVID-19 Relief Package Includes Billions For Transportation Sector

Thursday, March 18, 2021

About 30,000 pilots, flight attendants and other airline workers can tear up furlough notices. Federal stimulus money will help them keep their jobs, and transit agencies are getting a boost too.


While Some Spring Breakers Swarm Beaches, Many Stay Home, Dreaming Of Summer Travel

Friday, March 12, 2021

Many colleges and universities are cancelling or shortening the annual week off that's usually a rite of spring, but good vaccination news has people booking vacations over the summer months.


CDC Advises Against Spring Break Travel Despite Vaccines

Friday, March 12, 2021

With many eager to travel again — teased in part by vaccines — the CDC is still urging people to stay home. As spring break season approaches, the forecast for booking trips looks cloudy.


Potholes, Grid Failures, Aging Tunnels And Bridges: Infrastructure Gets A C-Minus

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

The quadrennial Infrastructure Report Card from the American Society of Civil Engineers is an improvement from the D-plus four years ago but shows federal investment is still lacking.


Concerns Over Idle Pilots: Deteriorating Working Conditions And Higher Stress Levels

Friday, February 12, 2021

Many of the world's airline pilots are out of work due to the pandemic. Those who are flying report deteriorating working conditions and higher stress levels, which some fear could lead to mistakes.


Promising COVID-19 Vaccine News Has Some Itching To Travel Again

Saturday, January 30, 2021

"People are tired of being at home," one travel advisor says as an industry decimated by the pandemic begins to see small signs that a recovery might be on the way.


Itching To Travel Again, Some Americans Take Advantage Of Lower Airfare

Friday, January 29, 2021

Despite a slow vaccine rollout, Americans are hoping they'll be able to travel safely soon. And with relatively low airfares and flexible change policies, some are planning that next big trip.