President Obama flew to Minneapolis today, and the flight gave him the opportunity to take in the US/Germany World Cup match:
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) June 26, 2014
— Michael Schmidt (@md_schmidt) June 26, 2014
A sign that FLOTUS might not be along on the trip was spotted:
— Pat Shortridge (@PatShortridge) June 26, 2014
— Brad Schaub (@Bschaubytown) June 26, 2014
Air Force One is obviously not held to Michelle Obama’s school lunch regs.
At the Minneapolis airport, flights were delayed to accommodate Obama’s plane, as travelers noted:
Flight delay because Air Force 1 is in Minneapolis at the same time I am. Thanks Obama.
— JS_21 (@JeremyS_21) June 26, 2014
I suppose Air Force 1 being on the runway is a decent reason for a delayed landing.
— Ryan Milner (@rmilnerxc) June 26, 2014
— Tara Hernandez (@taramhernandez) June 26, 2014
Con: plane is very delayed
Pro: got to see Air Force One http://t.co/vMfAuMEE1x
— Quinn Uhlman (@quallstar) June 26, 2014
— Luca Farrugia (@luca_farrugia) June 26, 2014
Got to see Air Force One land today. Too bad now all the flights are delayed pic.twitter.com/itwnTkjead
— Calvin Miller (@calvin_miller11) June 26, 2014
Delayed travelers should be comforted by the fact that Obama can, with a flick of the remote, also check up on what John Kerry is doing at any given moment: