Airlines

FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
October 20, 2017 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them on from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal Aviation Administration recently recommended that...
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FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its...
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This undated photo provided by Dr. Pamela Gaudry shows Gaudry at her home in Georgia. Gaudry said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy. Gaudry said she and fellow passengers were told "to stay quietly in our seats" as an honor guard escorted the casket from the plane Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. (Dr. Pamela Gaudry via AP)
October 16, 2017 - 5:46 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia physician said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy. Dr. Pamela Gaudry of Savannah said she...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, a Delta Air Lines sign overlooks the unloading area at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta. Delta Air Lines, Inc. reports earnings, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
October 11, 2017 - 2:47 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The price of air travel is poised to rise again, with airlines seeing beyond recent fare wars that have cut into their profits. Delta Air Lines third-quarter profit fell more than 6 percent to $1.18 billion, partly because Hurricane Irma robbed the company of $140 million in revenue...
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October 10, 2017 - 7:11 am
PARIS (AP) — A nationwide strike by French public sector workers on Tuesday was affecting schools, hospitals and public services and causing disruptions in domestic air traffic. Nine public sector unions called for nationwide industrial action to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's economic...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo passengers disembark a Ryanair plane, at the Marseille Provence airport, in Marignane, southern France. The chief operations officer of Ryanair announced Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, plans to leave his post at the end of October, following the cancellation of tens of thousands of flights scheduled for the coming months. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
October 07, 2017 - 11:52 am
LONDON (AP) — The chief operations officer of Ryanair has announced plans to leave his post at the end of October following the cancellation of tens of thousands of flights scheduled for the coming months. Company officials said Saturday that Michael Hickey will still have an "advisory role" after...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 file photo, visitors look at lava from Kilauea, an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, as it flows toward the ocean in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park near Kalapana, Hawaii. Hawaii residents and an organization representing federal workers filed a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 seeking to force it to do something about tour helicopters buzzing their communities and national parks across the country. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
October 04, 2017 - 4:01 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents and an organization representing federal workers on Wednesday sued the Federal Aviation Administration to force it to do something about tour helicopters buzzing their communities and national parks around the U.S. The lawsuit filed by Public Employees for...
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Investigators load a body from the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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October 03, 2017 - 3:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 11:30 p.m. An Australian man who says he had the room next to the gunman's says he's "shaken" by Sunday's attack. Brian Hodge wasn't in the room when 64-year-old retired accountant Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor...
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Alaska Airlines unveils the first passenger plane to be converted to a cargo jet, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska. The 737-700s will increase cargo capacity by 20 percent in Alaska, and spell the end of the airline's unique combi planes, which are 737-400 planes configured to be half-passenger, half-cargo. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
October 02, 2017 - 8:35 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The first-ever passenger jet converted for cargo use was unveiled Monday in Alaska, and the arrival spells the end for a unique plane configured for the nation's largest state. Alaska Airlines spent $15 million to convert three 737-700s to carry diverse cargo — everything...
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In this image provided by Simon Stirrat, Monarch Airlines passengers are directed to the airline desk at London's Gatwick Airport, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Troubled British carrier Monarch Airlines has suspended flights after failing to resolve its financial woes. The airline, the country's fifth largest, stopped trading on Monday, warning travelers it had ceased operations. (Simon Stirrat via AP)
October 02, 2017 - 5:42 am
LONDON (AP) — British authorities are scrambling to bring home 110,000 travelers after Monarch Airlines collapsed Monday, cancelling all flights by what had been Britain's fifth biggest carrier. The Civil Aviation Authority said it has leased 30 aircraft to transport Monarch customers scattered...
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