Detroit airport tests departure board that shows personalized flight info
DETROIT – Look up at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport departure board and you could see a personalized travel itinerary. “We’re pleased Delta Air Lines selected Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to be the first airport to feature the Parallel Reality technology. Just beyond Detroit airport security, the new display board hangs near the Delta Sky Club. Delta passengers can scan their boarding pass, select a language and test out the system. The Parallel Reality displays project up to millions of light rays that can be directed to a specific person.mlive.com
DTW gets award for customer satisfaction during pandemic
Customer survey results showed DTW improved in cleanliness of restrooms and terminals, wait times, passport inspection and safety and security. File photoDETROIT – The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) has been recognized for customer service during the COVID-19 pandemic by the Airports Council International (ACI). The ACI rewarded DTW with the 2020 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award for Best Airport by Size and Region. The award is based on ACI survey results which are use live research gathered from travelers at the airport. Quality of the customer service experience, including airport cleanliness, wayfinding and the courtesy and helpfulness of airport staff are assessed.arabamericannews.com
Passenger dies after falling six stories at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
ROMULUS, Mich. – A man was killed Friday after being injured from falling six stories inside the atrium of the Westin Hotel at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. A representative with the airport said that paramedics attempted to save his life, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is under investigation.
Michigan State Sen. Mike Shirkey returns from Trump visit, does not answer questions
DETROIT – The envoy of Michigan Republican lawmakers who traveled to the White House Friday for a controversial meeting with President Donald Trump returned home Saturday. Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey refused to answer questions despite releasing a statement the day before. There were also photos of Chatfield and several other Michigan Republicans drinking inside Trump Hotel while seated at a table. The State Board of Canvassers meets Monday to vote on certifying the state election. Since the presidential election Republican leaders have made allegations of voter fraud without substantial evidence.
Michigan GOP lawmakers meet with President Trump at White House
DETROIT – Michigan Senate majority leader Mike Shirkey and House speaker Lee Chatfield met with President Donald Trump at the White House Friday. It’s one of the most controversial White House meetings in recent history and there’s concern the president is going to try get Shirkey and Chatfield to overturn Michigan’s election results. No matter the party, when you have an opportunity to meet with the President of the United States, of course you take it. We each accepted his invitation as we would accept an invitation from any sitting President if asked to meet at the White House. “We used our time in the White House to deliver a letter to President Trump making clear our support for additional federal funds to help Michigan in the fight against COVID-19.
Wayne County GOP canvassers say call from Trump did not influence vote decisions
DETROIT – The two GOP members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers said the presidential election played no role in their decision despite receiving a phone call from President Donald Trump. The presidential phone call is where the controversy begins, but they both said the president’s only concern was for their safety. Monica Palmer said she has deep concerns for her daughter’s safety and William Hartmann has reportedly gone into hiding. Wayne County Board of Canvassers vice chair Jonathan Kinloch said he believes their explanation falls flat. The Michigan Secretary of State’s office said in a statement Thursday that there is no legal mechanism for two Republican members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers to rescind their votes cast for certification.
What we know about President Trump’s meeting with two Michigan GOP lawmakers
DETROIT – Michigan Senate majority leader Mike Shirkey and House speaker Lee Chatfield are expected to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House Friday. It’s an extraordinary move as the Trump Campaign continues to attempt to stop Michigan from certifying the election results. Speaker Lee Chatfield confirmed that he was meeting with the president in a tweet just before the meeting Friday, saying he is honored to speak with Trump. No matter the party, when you have an opportunity to meet with the President of the United States, of course you take it. And I look forward to our conversation.”The 4 p.m. meeting comes after a contentious meeting with the Wayne County Board of Canvassers.
How Delta Airlines is working to keep passengers safe
DETROIT Delta Airlines showed off how the airline plans to keep passengers safe. Youll notice the differences at the airport as soon as you make your way through the sliding glass doors. Face masks are a must and if you dont have one, one will be provided. They must be worn in the airport and on board aircrafts. For a full look at the precautions Delta has put in place, watch Tim Pamplins full story above.
Man removed from Delta flight after mask dispute
DETROIT Todd Benson and his family witnessed turbulence before their flight could even take off from Aruba to Atlanta. He was yelling, I have it on I have it on, and he was talking about his mask. The Delta flight attendant was requesting that he put it on properly, said Benson. RELATED: Passengers removed from Detroit plane for not wearing mask, flight delayedApparently this man was kicked off the plane following a meltdown -- all over being asked to correct his mask. RELATED: What Delta Airlines is doing to continue protecting passengers from COVID-19Its just a mask.
Passengers removed from Detroit plane for not wearing mask, flight delayed
DETROIT A Delta flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was delayed for about an hour Thursday when two people refused to wear a mask. RELATED: What Delta Airlines is doing to continue protecting passengers from COVID-19According to someone on the flight, the plane was taxiing and about to take off when two passengers refused to put their masks on. The plane turned around and the two passengers were removed from the flight. A representative with Delta Airlines said flight 1227 from Detroit to Atlanta had to return to the gate when two customers were not complying with crew instructions and were removed due to not following Deltas mask requirement.
Detroit police seek 62-year-old woman with mental health condition
DETROIT Police are seeking assistance to locate a 62-year-old woman who went missing Wednesday. According to authorities, Joyce Osley was last seen at about 12:30 p.m. by her neighbor, who dropped her off at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airports Delta Terminal to purchase tickets. She was last seen wearing a white button shirt, black pants and white open-toe sandals. Osley is in good physical condition, but her family said she suffers from a mental health condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5440 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Snow causing major delays at Detroit Metro Airport
Snow is causing delays of more than three hours at Detroit Metro Airport on Monday. The FAA issued an alert this afternoon:Due to WEATHER / SNOW-ICE, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit, MI (DTW). This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 3 hours and 30 minutes. You can check flight status and delays here. Detroit Metro Airport completely closed earlier this year due to a winter storm in January.
DTW National Coney Island to host job fair Oct. 8, Oct. 15
Job TitleHiring for all positions, including servers, cashiers, cooks and bussersCompany NameNational Coney IslandLocationDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, North TerminalJob TypeFull and part timeJob SummaryWe are currently hiring and accepting applications for all positions including server, cashier, cooks and bussers. Includes free parking, flexible hours, employee discounts and more. How to applyWe are hosting a job fair on Oct. 8 and Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel (8600 Merriman Rd., Romulus 48174). Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
DTW National Coney Island to host job fair Oct. 8, Oct. 15
Job TitleHiring for all positions, including servers, cashiers, cooks and bussersCompany NameNational Coney IslandLocationDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, North TerminalJob TypeFull and part timeJob SummaryWe are currently hiring and accepting applications for all positions including server, cashier, cooks and bussers. Includes free parking, flexible hours, employee discounts and more. How to applyWe are hosting a job fair on Oct. 8 and Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel (8600 Merriman Rd., Romulus 48174).
Travelers rank Detroit Metropolitan as the best mega airport in America
Detroit Metro Airport ranked among best airports in North America for customer serviceDETROIT Airline passengers ranked Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport as the best mega airport in North America, according to a new study from J.D. The 2019 North America Airport Satisfaction Study surveyed how satisfied 32,276 U.S. and Canadian travelers were with mega, large and medium airports in North America, and considered six metrics from airport accessibility to baggage claim. Portland International Airport clinched the top spot in the large airport category, and Indianapolis International Airport took No. An American airport success storyThe rise of Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to the top isnt much of a surprise, Michael Taylor, the travel intelligence lead at J.D. Today theyre at the top of the mega category.Other mega airports havent had the same good fortune.arabamericannews.com
What you need to know to stay safe in this heat
Fans of the heat need to wait until tomorrow and Friday as highs get well into the 90s with sunshine and tons of humidity. Read below for tips on staying safe in this heat wave. Staying safe in the heatHealth experts warn that in this type of weather "extreme heat" can occur quickly and without warning. Watch for heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Stay safe today, the rest of this week and into the weekend, and check on your loved ones!