Airport operation

August 14, 2017 - 12:22 am
DUNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A skydiver who was blown off course in Massachusetts has been rescued after spending hours stuck about 70 feet (21 meters) up in a tree. Dunstable police said late Sunday that the man had been removed from the tree more than two hours after rescue teams were first dispatched...
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August 12, 2017 - 1:29 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from...
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August 12, 2017 - 8:40 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from...
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August 12, 2017 - 8:38 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from...
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August 12, 2017 - 7:39 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport, disrupting flights to and from the island nation. Social media pictures of the crash showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact. Airport officials did not respond to...
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August 01, 2017 - 11:49 am
MILAN (AP) — Travelers suffered hours of delays at two Milan airports after unions staged a wildcat strike during peak travel season. Union leaders said they called the action Tuesday to protest airport plans to outsource some services to cooperatives. The strikes delayed over 60 flights at Milan's...
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July 31, 2017 - 2:11 pm
PARIS (AP) — The airport in the southern French city of Nice says an altercation took place over the weekend between a passenger holding a baby and an employee of a subcontracting company working at the airport. A video of the incident has prompted numerous reactions on social media. It appears to...
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In this photo taken on June 11, 2014, a taxi driver protests against Uber during a 24 hour taxi strike in Madrid, Spain. In a statement Saturday July 22, 2017, the city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws saying tariffs may violate several articles of the Law of Unfair Competition and consumer rights if they are below the cost of providing the service. (AP Photo/Paul White)
July 23, 2017 - 6:45 am
MADRID (AP) — The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws. Uber, the San Francisco-headquartered mobile ride-hailing service, offers rides from 15-29 euros ($17-$34) from Madrid's airport to the...
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July 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
MADRID (AP) — The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws. Uber, the San Francisco-headquartered mobile ride-hailing service, offers rides from 15-29 euros ($17-$34) from Madrid's airport to the...
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July 20, 2017 - 12:02 pm
VIENNA (AP) — Vienna airport officials say security measures are being increased with the installation of face-scanning systems at passport control points. The Austrian officials said Thursday the installations will start in December at 50 airport security gates used for entry from outside the...
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