Thursday A.M. Report

USNews: Delta the worst airline: Delta Air Lines Inc. is the worst major airline in the nation, according to The website, operated by newsmagazine US News & World Report, rated the nation’s airlines based on the annual Airline Quality Rating Report, American Customer Satisfaction Index and the Air Travel Consumer Reports by the U.S. Department of Transportation, plus surveys of airline industry experts. Read full story

Ameriprise earnings get Q3 boost: Ameriprise Financial Inc. beat analysts’ earnings expectations for the third quarter as the financial services company reaped its first full quarter of earnings from its $1 billion acquisition of Bank of America Corp.’s primary investment management business Columbia Management. Market appreciation as the economy recovers also boosted asset-based fees. Minneapolis-based Ameriprise reported profits of $312 million, or $1.37 per share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30. Read full story

U of M earns straight A’s on sustainability: The University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus received straight A’s in the College Sustainability Report Card scores released Wednesday, one of only three schools in the nation to receive top marks across the board. The grades are based on 52 sustainability indicators in nine categories: administration, climate change and energy, food and recycling, green building, transportation, student involvement, endowment transparency, investment priorities and shareholder engagement. Read full story

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  1. Submitted by Fritz Dahmus on 10/28/2010 - 12:28 pm.

    “USNews: Delta the worst airline: Delta Air Lines Inc. is the worst major airline in the nation, according to”

    Well, all you Northwest Airlines bashers…looks like your problems weren’t solved after all.

    Your puddle-jumper queen (Southwest Airlines) doesn’t have the presence at MSP you had hoped for, and Delta monopolizes 78% of all flights out of MSP…..along with being the worst major airline in the nation.

    NWA took your money and left you with Delta. Gary Wilson is somewhere lighten’ one up.

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