Airlines

April 10, 2017 - 9:29 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Video shows three security officials dragging a passenger from a United Airlines flight at a Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The (Louisville) Courier-Journal reports ( http://cjky.it/2oQtLIA ) a United representative confirmed Sunday night that a person was removed from...
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This Thursday, March 16, 2017, photo shows the interior of a JetBlue airliner at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Government figures show that U.S. airlines are improving at flying on time, handling baggage and not bumping as many passengers. Complaints are down too. Those are the findings of an annual report on airline quality released Monday, April 10, 2017, by researchers at Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 10, 2017 - 12:07 am
DALLAS (AP) — The airlines are getting better at sticking to their schedules and are losing fewer bags. Their customers seem to be complaining less often. Those are the findings of an annual report on airline quality being released Monday by researchers at Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2016 file photo, a Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. Delta Air Lines says it has canceled about 3,000 flights this week as it continues to struggle in the aftermath of a storm that hit its hub airport in Atlanta. The thunder storm hit Wednesday, April 5, 2017, but canceled flights and long lines in Atlanta persisted into Friday. Tracking service FlightAware.com says Delta had canceled more than 400 flights by midday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 07, 2017 - 1:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines said Friday it has canceled about 3,000 flights this week as it struggles in the aftermath of a storm that hit its big hub airport in Atlanta. The thunder storm hit Wednesday, but canceled flights and long lines in Atlanta persisted into Friday. Delta had canceled...
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April 06, 2017 - 9:23 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines bought pizza for stranded passengers after canceling about 300 flights in the Southeast because of severe weather. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( http://on-ajc.com/2o0Q230 ) reports the Atlanta-based airline ordered more than 450 pies for passengers in states...
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FILE -- In this March 7, 2017 file photo, the first of the large Boeing 737 MAX 9 models, Boeing's newest commercial airplane, sits outside its production plant, in Renton, Wash. Boeing Co. announced Tuesday, April 4, 2017 that it has signed a new, $3 billion deal with Iran's Aseman Airlines for 30 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Chicago-based Boeing said the deal includes purchase rights for an additional 30 737 MAX aircraft. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File )
April 04, 2017 - 1:56 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Boeing Co. has signed a $3 billion deal with an Iranian airline for 30 new aircraft, officials said Tuesday, in the first major sale by a U.S. company in the Islamic Republic since the Trump administration imposed new sanctions against Tehran. The deal for the 30 737 MAX...
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March 29, 2017 - 5:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Alaska Airlines could be headed toward a showdown with Richard Branson over millions of dollars in licensing fees. Alaska took control of Virgin America last year. Branson, the British billionaire who helped create Virgin America, told reporters in Seattle this week that Alaska must...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:58 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's finance minister returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to Britain and the United States, fuelling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...
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March 26, 2017 - 5:55 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL-SCHUMER Schumer says Democrats willing to work with GOP WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on improving the health care system if they agree to stop trying to repeal former President Barack Obama's law...
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FILE - In this December 10, 2015 file photo, Harrison Ford greets fans during a Star Wars fan event in Sydney, Australia. Ford told an air traffic controller he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft when he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a Southern California airport in Feb. 2017. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
March 24, 2017 - 8:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to an audio recording released...
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FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your ratty shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It's yet another inconvenience in the name of security for weary travelers, especially those from or passing through the 10 mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries covered by new U.S. and British policies. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
March 22, 2017 - 7:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It's yet another inconvenience...
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