CDC conducting enhanced passenger screenings at Detroit Metro Airport amid coronavirus outbreak
ROMULUS, Mich. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is conducting enhanced passenger screenings at Detroit Metro Airport amid the coronavirus outbreak, which is concentrated mainly in Wuhan, China. Five cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the U.S., but all of those people had recently traveled to Wuhan. Cleaning frequencies have also been increased in the McNamara Terminal, which has direct flights to and from Beijing and Shanghai, China. According to the CDC, coronavirus has the potential to be a serious public health threat but currently is not something Americans should be worried about.
DTW ranks No. 1 in customer satisfaction survey
But if youre going to travel, Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is apparently the place to do it. A survey conducted by the marketing research company J.D. Power found that DTW had the highest customer satisfaction among all mega airportsthose that get 33 million or more passengers per yearwith a score of 786 out of 1,000. Over the last year, more than 32,000 travelers took the survey, with scores determined by a combination of six factors: terminal facilities; airport accessibility; baggage claim; security check; check-in/baggage check; and food, beverage, and retail. Related The ultimate guide to Detroit Metro AirportOther mega airports with high scores are Minneapolis-Saint Paul International, Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, and Orlando International Airport.detroit.curbed.com
Professional poker player wanted at DTW for 4 years arrested for scamming travelers, police say
DETROIT - A professional poker player who's been wanted at Detroit Metro Airport for four years was arrested in the McNamara Terminal over the weekend for scamming travelers across the country with a sad story in an attempt to get money, airport officials said. Michael Borovetz, 44, is a well-known professional poker player who has been convicted multiple times for fraud at airports, according to authorities. Borovetz has been wanted at DTW for the last four years in connection with scamming travelers across several states, airport officials said. He was arrested Saturday by officials with the Wayne County Airport Authority Police Department in the McNamara Terminal, according to police. Borovetz is known to approach passengers at airports across the country with a sad story in an attempt to get money, officials said.
The ultimate guide to Detroit Metro Airport
Visitors flying into Detroit know one of our best kept secrets: Detroit has an impressive international airport. Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) sees over 35,000,000 passengers per year go through its McNamara and North terminals. Daily long-term parking at the McNamara Terminal maxes out at $24 in the garage, and $14 in the Big Blue Deck at the North Terminal. While McNamara Terminal still dominates the food scene at the airport, the North Terminal is starting to offer some better options. For more detailed maps, check out the North Terminal and the much bigger McNamara Terminal.detroit.curbed.com