Airlines

Allen and Cooper Alexander, 4, spin around while sledding down a hill Friday Dec. 8, 2017, in Vicksburg, Miss. Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 4:23 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The snow that blanketed parts of the Deep South on Friday delighted schoolchildren with an unexpected holiday but also revived panicky memories for many adults of past storms that trapped commuters on interstates for hours. Businesses closed and commuters left work early as snow...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, luggage sits on a baggage claim carousel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. The Transportation Department is dropping an Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines to disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
December 07, 2017 - 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later is being dropped by the Department of Transportation. The department said in a notice posted online Thursday that it is...
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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 - 11:15 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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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 - 7:35 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali (all times local): 6:50 a.m. 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. Mount Agung in...
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November 26, 2017 - 9:54 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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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 - 8:10 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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In this March 8, 2011, photo, a Cathay Pacific Airways plane takes off at Hong Kong Airport in Hong Kong. Qatar Airways is buying nearly 10 percent of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways for about $662 million, the companies said Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in a deal making it Cathay's third biggest shareholder. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 06, 2017 - 3:44 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Qatar Airways is buying nearly 10 percent of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways for about $662 million, the companies said Monday, in a deal making it Cathay's third-biggest shareholder. The Middle Eastern carrier said it bought almost 3.8 million Cathay shares, which...
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November 04, 2017 - 4:56 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — An altercation between a passenger and a member of the flight crew forced a United Airlines flight bound from Washington to turn around and return to Beijing. The South China Morning Post reports that the jet carrying 212 passengers took off from Beijing Capital International Airport...
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October 31, 2017 - 5:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair says first-half profit and passenger numbers increased even as the budget airline scrambled to correct pilot scheduling errors that cancelled thousands of flights and triggered 25 million euros ($29 million) in compensation costs. The Dublin-based carrier said Tuesday it...
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In this Oct. 27, 2017 photo the last plane of German airline Air Berlin is welcomed by the airport fire brigade with a water fountain at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany. It was the last flight of Air Berlin after the airline declared bankruptcy in August 2017. (Soeren Stache/dpa via AP)
October 28, 2017 - 6:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — Budget airline easyJet says it has reached an agreement with Air Berlin to buy parts of the bankrupt German airline as part of a 40-million euro ($46 million) deal. The British airline said Saturday in a statement it will acquire "certain assets of the air transport business operated...
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