Airport operation

August 14, 2017 - 12:22 am
DUNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A skydiver who was blown off course in Massachusetts has been rescued after spending hours stuck about 70 feet (21 meters) up in a tree. Dunstable police said late Sunday that the man had been removed from the tree more than two hours after rescue teams were first dispatched...
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August 12, 2017 - 11:14 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from...
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August 12, 2017 - 8:40 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from...
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August 12, 2017 - 8:38 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from...
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August 12, 2017 - 7:39 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport, disrupting flights to and from the island nation. Social media pictures of the crash showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact. Airport officials did not respond to...
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A man jumps in a lake in Silistea Snagovului, Romania, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. A heatwave with temperatures of up to 42 Celsius (107.6 F) affected Romania over the past week and is expected to continue for the coming days in some parts of the country. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
August 07, 2017 - 10:10 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on Europe's weather (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Portugal's airport management company says the summer travel plans of almost 15,000 passengers have been disrupted by strong winds that forced the cancellation of 101 flights to and from the Madeira Islands over the...
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Passengers wait to pass the security control at the Barcelona airport in Prat Llobregat, Spain, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Security workers at Barcelona airport began partial strikes Friday which threatens more queuing chaos for passengers at one of Europe's most popular airports. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 06, 2017 - 8:35 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Workers handling carry-on luggage checks at Barcelona's airport staged a second day of partial strikes Sunday, causing long lines for passengers at one of Europe's most popular airports. Passengers waited for up to an hour to pass security checks at El Prat airport at the...
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August 04, 2017 - 11:27 am
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — The Obamas are taking their annual summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard, this time as private citizens. Former President Barack Obama and his family are heading to the Massachusetts resort island this weekend. Martha's Vineyard Airport manager Ann Richart confirmed the visit...
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August 01, 2017 - 11:49 am
MILAN (AP) — Travelers suffered hours of delays at two Milan airports after unions staged a wildcat strike during peak travel season. Union leaders said they called the action Tuesday to protest airport plans to outsource some services to cooperatives. The strikes delayed over 60 flights at Milan's...
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July 31, 2017 - 2:11 pm
PARIS (AP) — The airport in the southern French city of Nice says an altercation took place over the weekend between a passenger holding a baby and an employee of a subcontracting company working at the airport. A video of the incident has prompted numerous reactions on social media. It appears to...
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