Airport operation

A sanitation employee, foreground, helps homeless people with their possessions, as they perform a homeless sweep in New Orleans, in advance of approaching Hurricane Nate, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 07, 2017 - 9:44 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Nate (all times local): 8:45 p.m. New Orleans' mayor is lifting a curfew as Hurricane Nate passes by and appears to spare the city known for its all-night partying. Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Saturday night that he lifted the curfew because the National...
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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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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, passengers disembark a Ryanair plane, at the Marseille Provence airport, in Marignane, southern France. Budget airline Ryanair is reducing its fleet and cancelling thousands of more flights as it struggles to overcome a pilot scheduling crisis. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, FIle)
September 29, 2017 - 1:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair caved in to pressure from regulators Friday and issued a statement telling passengers about their right to compensation for the thousands of flights that it has cancelled. The move came as the budget airline faced the threat of legal action over the allegedly misleading...
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A Kurdish flag hangs in the Irbil International Airport, in Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Iraq's prime minister ordered the country's Kurdish region to hand over control of its airports to federal authorities or face a flight ban, a response to the Kurdish independence referendum. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
September 29, 2017 - 9:35 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the flight ban set to go into effect this evening is not intended to "starve" the Kurdish people. Al-Abadi says "central government control of air and land ports in the...
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An international NGO worker queues to check in at the Irbil International Airport, in Iraq, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Many travelers boarded the last flights out of the cities of Irbil and Sulaymaniyah as an Iraqi government order to halt all international flights in Kurdish territory was set to kick in on Friday. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
September 29, 2017 - 8:29 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Hundreds of passengers lined up in the hours before an Iraqi government order that international airlines halt all flights in and out of the cities of Irbil and Sulaimaniyah in Kurdish territory kicks in Friday. Airport officials speaking on condition of anonymity in line with...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:07 am
MADRID (AP) — Authorities say passengers at airports around the world have suffered some delays because of a problem with check-in systems. The Spain-based company Amadeus, which provides software to airports, airlines and the tourism industry, confirmed Thursday that a network issue caused...
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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. Budget airline Ryanair is reducing its fleet and cancelling thousands of more flights as it struggles to overcome a pilot scheduling crisis. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, FIle)
September 28, 2017 - 6:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair pledged to comply with any conditions imposed by Britain's Civil Aviation Authority after it threatened to file legal action against the budget carrier for "persistently misleading passengers" about their rights amid a series of flight cancelations. The CAA issued its warning...
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, center left, arrives for a session of the Iraqi Parliament, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Al-Abadi on Wednesday ordered the Kurdish region to hand over control of its airports to federal authorities or face a flight ban. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
September 27, 2017 - 10:34 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the independence referendum held by Iraq's Kurdish region this week, which has escalated tensions with Baghdad. (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Iraq's prime minster has ruled out the use of force in the government's confrontation with the Kurdish...
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Iraqi Kurdish men celebrate as they wave Kurdish flags in the streets after the polls closed in the controversial Kurdish referendum on independence from Iraq, in Irbil, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The vote is not binding and is not expected to result in independence any time soon, but was hailed as historic by Kurdish leaders spearheading the campaign. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
September 27, 2017 - 9:51 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's flagship carrier airline said Wednesday it will halt flights to and from Irbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region, after Friday in compliance with Iraqi civil aviation authorities. Mohamad El-Hout, chairman of Middle East Airlines, said the decision came after Iraqi...
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Iraqi Kurdish men celebrate as they wave Kurdish flags in the streets after the polls closed in the controversial Kurdish referendum on independence from Iraq, in Irbil, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The vote is not binding and is not expected to result in independence any time soon, but was hailed as historic by Kurdish leaders spearheading the campaign. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
September 26, 2017 - 2:55 pm
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Tuesday ordered the Kurdish region to hand over control of its airports to federal authorities or face a flight ban, as the Kurds claimed victory for the "yes" vote in an independence referendum rejected by Baghdad and Iraq's neighbors. The Iraqi Kurdish...
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