Passenger 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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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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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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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017 file photo, an Emirates plane taxis to a gate at Dubai International Airport at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Long-haul carrier Emirates says it is starting new screening procedures for U.S.-bound passengers following it receiving "new security guidelines" from American authorities. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck, File)
October 25, 2017 - 10:41 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Five global long-haul airlines will begin new security interviews of all passengers on U.S.-bound flights starting Thursday at the request of American officials, the companies said Wednesday. Long-haul carriers Air France, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates and...
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October 25, 2017 - 10:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on new security measures on U.S.-bound flights from the Middle East (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Jordan's national carrier says it will implement new security procedures on U.S.-bound flights in mid-January, at the request of U.S. aviation authorities...
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FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its...
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