Qantas cuts flights to Asia amid virus outbreak

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Qantas announced Thursday it will slash flights to Asia as the coronavirus crisis cuts into th...
3:44 20 February 2022

Delta says it will invest $1 billion to cut carbon emissions

Delta Air Lines said Friday it will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in measures designed to offset climate-warming carbon emissions from its ...
22:00 14 February 2022

Businesses struggle to fix supply chains disrupted by virus

WASHINGTON — Chinese authorities are struggling to strike a delicate balance between containing a viral outbreak and restarting the world’s second-big...
23:00 11 February 2022

Global tourism takes major hit as virus halts Chinese travel

This should have been a good year for global tourism, with trade tensions gradually easing, certain economies growing and banner events like the Summe...
2:36 7 February 2022

A rapid descent leads to screams on severed Turkish plane

ISTANBUL — As their flight abruptly descended into Istanbul and hit the ground with a rumble, a Turkish couple tensed up. They soon relaxed when they ...
20:41 6 February 2022

Virus impact: Airlines extend flights suspensions

BEIJING — Airlines are extending their suspension of flights to mainland China, while more retailers are putting an estimate on the economic damage th...
14:22 6 February 2022

Abu Dhabi’s long-troubled Etihad sells 38 planes for $1B

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Abu Dhabi's long-troubled Etihad Airways said Tuesday it would sell 38 aircraft to an investment firm and a leasing comp...
18:34 4 February 2022

The Latest: France warns against all travel to China

BEIJING — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local):
15:01 4 February 2022

Experts: Travel bans, business closures could hurt economy

MILWAUKEE — Travel restrictions and business closures aimed at stopping the spread of a new virus that has killed more than 300 people in China could ...
2:01 2 February 2022

Delta, American and United suspend flights between US, China

NEW YORK — Delta Air Lines and American Airlines said Friday they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, making them the first U.S.-base...
18:47 31 January 2022

The Latest: Russia closing its land border with China

BEIJING — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local):
15:11 30 January 2022

More airlines drop flights to China as virus spreads

BANGKOK — British Airways halted all flights to China and American Airlines suspended Los Angeles flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing as efforts ...
18:33 29 January 2022

Europe steps up China virus fight, aims to repatriate 600

PARIS — European officials and business stepped up efforts Wednesday to counter a spreading virus from China that has killed more than 130 people. Air...
17:01 29 January 2022

China virus outbreak rams global tourism, costing billions

Tourism from China was already weakening even before a new virus forced much of the country into a standstill.
10:51 27 January 2022

New rules could bump emotional-support animals from planes

The days of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be ending.
23:17 22 January 2022

Boeing’s new CEO sees 737 Max production resuming in spring

Boeing's new CEO said Wednesday that production of the 737 Max will resume this spring, months before the company expects federal regulators to certif...
19:51 22 January 2022

Virus prompts temperature checks, extra cleaning at airports

BEIJING — Many countries are checking the temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in response to ...
0:59 22 January 2022

United Airlines boosts profit on more revenue, cheaper fuel

United Airlines reported Tuesday that higher revenue and cheaper fuel helped boost its fourth-quarter profit by nearly 40%, to $641 million.
22:43 21 January 2022

Global stocks slide on growing concern about China virus

BEIJING — Stock and oil prices fell Tuesday as concern about the potential impact of a Chinese disease outbreak increased and a rating agency cut Hong...
13:28 21 January 2022

Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway

CHICAGO — The Federal Aviation Administration halted all flights in and out of Chicago's O'Hare Airport for hours Friday night due to a sprawling wint...
4:19 18 January 2022

Holiday travelers push Delta to $1.1 billion 4Q profit

Delta Air Lines boosted its fourth quarter profit to $1.1 billion by adding more flights over the holiday-packed period and packing them even more ful...
12:16 14 January 2022

Ukrainian jet crash kills 176, sets off mourning in Canada

The crash of an Ukrainian jetliner that killed 176 people in Iran touched off mourning Wednesday in both Ukraine and Canada — where many of the victim...
22:37 8 January 2022

Commercial airlines reroute flights amid US-Iran tensions

NEW DELHI — Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the U...
12:19 8 January 2022

Turkish company says jets used illegally in Ghosn escape

ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish airline company says its jets were used illegally in Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan. Istanbul-based MNG J...
11:19 3 January 2022

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

JOHANNESBURG — A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an Afri...
11:35 1 January 2022

Boeing ousts its CEO after two deadly 737 Max crashes

NEW YORK — Boeing ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the vaunted American aircraft manufactur...
21:18 23 December 2021

Boeing tries to reassure airline industry leaders about Max

DALLAS — Boeing is reassuring airline industry leaders about the safety of the grounded 737 Max as it continues working to get the plane back in servi...
22:02 5 December 2021

United’s Kirby to take over for CEO Oscar Munoz

United Airlines will be under new leadership next year with the company's president, Scott Kirby, taking over as CEO for Oscar Munoz.
15:38 5 December 2021

Safety board favors redesign of engine part on Boeing 737s

Federal safety officials say Boeing should redesign part of the casing on some engines to prevent the kind of accident that occurred when engine debri...
18:42 19 November 2021

Flying this Thanksgiving? Expect record crowds at airports

Record throngs of travelers are expected to jam into airports over the Thanksgiving break and airlines are adding hundreds of flights a day in respons...
18:43 13 November 2021