Airport operation

A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday, June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. Dag Falk-Petersen, head of Avinor, sat at the commands of the white Pipistrel Alpha Electro G2 while Ketil Solvik-Olsen sat in the passenger seat when they took off from a remote corner of the Oslo airport for a brief journey in the grey skies. (Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 11:19 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. Dag Falk-Petersen, head of Avinor, sat at the commands of the white Pipistrel Alpha...
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June 09, 2018 - 2:56 pm
CAIRO (AP) — An Eritrean detainee of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency died in a holding area after apparently committing suicide, Egyptian airport officials said on Saturday.The officials said that Zeresenay Ermias Testfatsion, 34, was being held by authorities at Cairo...
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Travellers wait in front of Terminal 1 during a blackout at the airport in Hamburg, Germany, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (Daniel Reinhardt/dpa via AP)
June 03, 2018 - 8:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — The international airport in Hamburg, Germany has suspended all flights because of a power outage, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded. The dpa news agency quoted Hamburg Airport spokeswoman Stefanie Harder saying everyone was asked to leave the airport terminal Sunday as...
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Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, third from left, walks away from the site where a Boeing 737 plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner crashed just after takeoff from Havana's international airport on Friday. (AP Photo/Enrique de la Osa)
May 20, 2018 - 6:56 am
HAVANA (AP) — The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline. Mexico's government said late...
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Rescue teams search through the wreckage site of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a cassava field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner crashed just after takeoff from Havana's international airport in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
May 19, 2018 - 5:35 pm
HAVANA (AP) — The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline. The plane was barred...
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May 07, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials at Philadelphia International Airport say a nearby water main break has cut water pressure at the airport. The airport said in a Twitter message that "there is no water pressure throughout the airport terminals." Spokeswoman Mary Flannery told The Philadelphia Inquirer...
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FILE - The Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the Airport Berlin Brandenburg 'Willy Brandt', IATA code BER, pictured through barbwire in Schoenefeld, near Berlin, Germany. Although it hasn't handled a single passenger yet, Berlin's much-delayed airport is already planning to grow. Airport operators say they'll build an additional terminal to handle up to 28 million passengers when Berlin Brandenburg Airport opens in October 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
May 03, 2018 - 10:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — It hasn't handled a single passenger yet, but Berlin's much-delayed airport is already planning to grow. Airport operators say they'll build an additional terminal to handle up to 28 million passengers when Berlin Brandenburg Airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. The new...
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May 01, 2018 - 10:42 am
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Southwest Airlines airplane that broke down midair in a fatal accident last month has made its way to a Seattle-area facility for repairs. KING TV reports that the twin-engine Boeing 737 was flown to the Aviation Technical Services facilities in Everett's Paine Field on...
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April 22, 2018 - 10:06 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates again has accused Qatari military fighter jets of coming dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner landing in Bahrain. Qatar did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority said the...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 9:24 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Authorities say they've declared a local state of emergency in Greensboro, North Carolina, after an apparent tornado caused damage in several locations around...
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