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October 26, 2018 - 6:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair sought to deflect criticism Friday about its handling of a racially charged dispute on one of its flights by releasing letters showing that it swiftly apologized to the victim and referred the matter to police. Europe's biggest discount carrier said in letters to victim that...
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In this Sept. 30, 2018 photo people watch a landing Polish Airlines LOT jetliner at the Chopin airport in Warsaw, Poland. Poland's national airline LOT is cancelling some flights since Oct. 22, 2018, as some crew members don't show up for work as they are striking to protest layoffs and demand better working conditions. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
October 24, 2018 - 11:04 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's national airline LOT is cancelling some flights as crew members strike to protest layoffs and demand better pay and working conditions. A spokesman for LOT, Konrad Majszyk, said Wednesday that over a dozen international flights from Warsaw, including to Germany and...
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Airport departure board showing the Cobalt flights cancelled at Larnaca international airport, Cyprus, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air says it has indefinitely suspended all of its operations Thursday, amid a struggle to find investors. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
October 18, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air suspended its operations indefinitely after failing to find new investors to keep it in flight, officials said Thursday. As stranded passengers scrambled to find alternate flights, Cyprus' government said it would compensate Cobalt Air...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2010, file photo, a security officer stands guard at the new Terminal 2 building under construction at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Shanghai. It's now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai's Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious rollout of facial recognition systems in China that has raised privacy concerns as Beijing pushes to become a global leader in the field. The airport unveiled self-service kiosks for flight and baggage check-in, security clearance and boarding powered by facial recognition technology, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
October 16, 2018 - 8:26 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — It's now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai's Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious rollout of facial recognition systems in China that has raised privacy concerns as Beijing pushes to become a global leader in the field. Shanghai...
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October 08, 2018 - 9:09 am
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is telling employees to think twice before rebooking stranded customers on rival airlines, and regular economy-class passengers are the most likely to suffer when there are long delays or canceled flights. A new policy at American directs airport agents not to rebook...
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A Ryanair passenger plane rests idle during a Ryanair employees strike at the Charleroi airport, outside Brussels, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Ryanair pilots and cabin crew went on strike forcing the cancellation of some 250 flights across Europe, including Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Germany.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 01, 2018 - 5:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair, Europe's biggest airline by passengers, has issued a profit warning for the year amid strikes and rising fuel prices. The low-cost carrier says Monday it has lowered its guidance by 12 percent to between 1.1 billion euros ($1.28 billion) and 1.2 billion euros for the full...
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Spanish passengers wait for their flight to Malaga, Spain, in front of Ryanair airline check-in desks during a Ryanair employees strike at the Charleroi airport, outside Brussels, Belgium, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Ryanair pilots and cabin crew went on strike forcing the cancellation of some 250 flights across Europe, including Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Germany.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
September 28, 2018 - 4:49 am
MADRID (AP) — Thousands of travelers in Europe saw their plans disrupted Friday after airline Ryanair cancelled some 190 flights because of strikes by cabin crew in Spain, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Italy and Germany. The budget airline says it had informed passengers of possible disruptions ahead...
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This photo provided by Blue Flag Construction shows an Air Niugini plane floating in Pacific lagoon after its crash-landing in Pacific lagoon near Chuuk Airport in Weno, Federated States of Micronesia, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. All of the passengers and crew survived the crash landing. The Air Niugini plane hit the water short of the runway while trying to land at Chuuk Island, according to the airline. (Blue Flag Construction via AP)
September 28, 2018 - 2:33 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — All 47 passengers and crew survived a plane's crash landing in a Pacific lagoon Friday morning, wading through waist-deep water to the emergency exits and escaping on local boats that came to the rescue in the Micronesia archipelago. Seven people were taken to a...
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Brian Morris looks at the debris from his home in the Stoney Creek Plantation neighborhood Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Leland, N.C. Many of the homes here were flooded through their bottom floors due to rains from Hurricane Florence. (Ken Blevins /The Star-News via AP)
September 26, 2018 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would provide $1.7 billion to help residents of the Carolinas and elsewhere recover from recent natural disasters. The aid was added to legislation to keep Federal Aviation Administration programs running beyond Sept...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, economy class seating is shown on a new United Airlines Boeing 787-9 undergoing final configuration and maintenance work at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week. The regulation of seat width and legroom is part of a five-year extension of federal aviation programs agreed to early Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, by Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate committees that oversee the nation's air travel. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
September 23, 2018 - 12:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters. The regulation of seat width...
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