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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2006 file photo, passengers en route to London check in at Biarritz airport, southwestern France. U.S. and European officials will discuss Wednesday, May 17, 2017, plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)
May 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban — and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharing. For days now, European Union officials have been hoping for details on the threat that prompted the proposed ban —...
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May 17, 2017 - 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican committee chairman called on lawmakers Wednesday to turn the nation's air traffic control operations over to a new, non-profit corporation, saying no other infrastructure change has as much potential to improve travel for the average American flyer. President...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2006 file photo, passengers en route to London check in at Biarritz airport, southwestern France. U.S. and European officials will discuss Wednesday, May 17, 2017, plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. (AP Photo/Bob Edme, File)
May 17, 2017 - 2:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. and European officials will discuss Wednesday plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. The move would create logistical chaos on the world's busiest corridor of air travel — as many as 65 million people a year travel between...
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May 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delta Air Lines scored the best for on-time flights in the latest government rankings, and United and American weren't far behind. Virgin America had the highest rate of delayed flights, and discount carrier Spirit Airlines drew the highest rate of consumer complaints. The...
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May 16, 2017 - 10:19 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has removed all airlines from Benin and Mozambique from its air safety blacklist after the companies addressed the bloc's safety concerns. EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc said Tuesday that the airlines' removal from the blacklist showed their reforms and...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 29, 2017, airport staff inform passengers at the check in area at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco. European governments alarmed at a proposed expansion of the ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to planes are holding urgent talks Friday May 12, 21017, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/ Abdeljalil Bounhar, FILE)
May 12, 2017 - 11:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European governments are holding urgent talks Friday with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, alarmed at a proposed expansion of the U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from the EU. Such a move, which some airline officials expect will happen, would...
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May 11, 2017 - 3:51 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates Group, which operates the Middle East's largest airline, says profits have fallen by 70 percent to $670 million, though revenue increased slightly to around $26 billion. In its report released Thursday, the airline said profits were affected by a...
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Attorney Guy Cook looks at a photo of Simon, a giant rabbit that died after flying from the United Kingdom to Chicago, during a news conference, Monday, May 8, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. The owners of the rabbit want to know more about the animal's death and an explanation of why he was so quickly cremated. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
May 08, 2017 - 6:00 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — United Airlines hasn't explained why a giant rabbit died after being flown from London to Chicago or why it had the animal cremated within hours of his death, a lawyer for the rabbit's buyers said Monday, announcing possible legal action. Des Moines Attorney Guy Cook,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 1, 2016, file photo, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett watches Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, left, play bridge outside the Borsheims jewelry store, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, in Omaha, Neb. Buffett says United Airlines bungled the case of the passenger dragged off a plane in April 2017, and he is criticizing the CEO’s handling of the incident. Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a major shareholder of United and other big U.S. airlines, said Monday, May 8, 2017, that the recent spotlight on poor customer service in the airline industry doesn’t change his investment strategy. (AP Photo/John Peterson, File)
May 08, 2017 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Buffett said Monday that United Airlines bungled the case of the passenger dragged off a plane last month, and he is criticizing the CEO's handling of the incident. Buffett also said airplanes "may become like cattle cars," but that's because a significant number of...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, file photo, Delta Air Lines planes are parked at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, in Washington. A California family says they were forced off a Delta plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their children's seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23, 2017, incident was uploaded to Facebook on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, and adds to the list of recent encounters on airlines that went viral, including the dragging of a passenger off a United Express plane. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 05, 2017 - 4:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delta Air Lines is offering refunds and compensation to a California family that says they were forced off a plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23 incident was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday and...
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