Airlines

Chris Miller
December 07, 2017 - 9:01 am
Are you flying somewhere for the holidays? Better hope your fellow passengers are on their best behavior -- a report finds in increase in the number of air rage incidents where passengers were physically restrained on board the aircraft. According to the International Air Transport Association,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya leaves after attending a hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya is due back in court in London on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, for the start of an extradition hearing due to last about eight days that should determine whether he will be sent back to India to face money laundering allegations related to the collapse of several of his businesses. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
December 03, 2017 - 3:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya is set to face an extradition hearing in London that should determine whether he is sent back to India to face money laundering allegations related to the collapse of several of his businesses. The Westminster Magistrates Court hearing, which begins Monday...
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Students clean their schoolyard as Mount Agung is seen in the background in Bunutan, Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Authorities have told tens of thousands of people to leave an area extending 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the erupting volcano as it belches volcanic materials into the air. Mount Agung's last major eruption in 1963 killed more than 1,000 people. (AP Photo/Nyoman Hendra)
November 29, 2017 - 10:15 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Flights trickled out of Bali a day after its airport reopened but the erupting volcano there shut down air travel to a neighboring Indonesian island Thursday, showing the continued risk to aircraft from the towering ash clouds. Mount Agung has been gushing black-gray...
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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, South Korea's Hyunmoo II missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could put Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard within range. A rattled Seoul responded by almost immediately launching three of its own missiles in a show of force. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's missile launch (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Japan's U.N. Ambassador Koro Bessho says the international community must "keep the pressure up so that North Koreans will understand that they need to change their course." Bessho spoke to reporters Wednesday...
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Mount Agung volcano erupts in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency says the airport on the tourist island of Bali is closed for a second day due to the threat from volcanic ash. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
November 27, 2017 - 11:14 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Thousands of tourists remain stuck on Indonesia's island of Bali after its airport was closed for a second day due to hazards created by clouds of ash from an...
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November 26, 2017 - 8:54 am
MILAN (AP) — Italy's economic development minister says the top priority in evaluating offers for the bankrupt Alitalia airline is maintaining connections that bring tourists and business to the southern European nation. Carlo Calenda has told private Italian TV La7 on Sunday that the second...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, North Korean officials wait for passengers to board an Air China flight at Pyongyang airport in Pyongyang, North Korea. State-owned airline Air China suspended flights Tuesday between Beijing and North Korea due to a lack of demand, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs.(AP Photo/ Greg Baker, File)
November 21, 2017 - 5:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — State-owned airline Air China suspended flights Tuesday between Beijing and North Korea due to a lack of demand, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. The move followed U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to add...
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FILE - This March 18, 2012 file photo shows a view of empty Kuwait Airways check-in counters at Kuwait Airport. A German court has ruled that Kuwait's national airline didn't have to transport an Israeli citizen because the carrier would face legal repercussions at home if it did. The Frankfurt state court noted in its verdict Thursday Nov . 16, 2017 that Kuwait Airways is not allowed to close contracts with Israelis under Kuwaiti law because of the Middle Eastern country's boycott of Israel. (AP Photo/Gustavo Ferrari, file)
November 16, 2017 - 10:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court ruled Thursday that Kuwait's national airline didn't have to transport an Israeli citizen because the carrier would face legal repercussions at home if it did. The Frankfurt state court noted in its decision that Kuwait Airways is not allowed to close contracts with...
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Bill Franke, managing partner of Indigo Partners, left, speaks next to John Leahy, chief operating officer – Customers of Airbus, during an Airbus press conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company's biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 15, 2017 - 7:07 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company's biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. Meanwhile, Boeing reached an agreement...
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November 13, 2017 - 1:55 pm
Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in the Middle East. So far, however, the run-up isn't setting off alarm bells. Prices remain far below their 2014 peaks. And U.S. producers are pumping at a...
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