Airport operation

November 28, 2017 - 7:11 pm
Drones that collide with planes cause more damage than birds of the same size because of their solid motors, batteries and other parts, a study released by the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday found. The study's researchers say aircraft-manufacturing standards designed for bird strikes...
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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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A view of the Mount Agung volcano erupting, in Karangasem, Bali island, Indonesia, early Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. A volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali erupted for the second time in a week on Saturday, disrupting international flights even as authorities said the island remains safe. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
November 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali (all times local): 6 a.m. Indonesian authorities raised the alert for a menacing volcano on the tourist island of Bali to the highest level Monday and ordered people within 10 kilometers (6 miles) to...
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Fishermen ride a boat while sail into the waters of the Mediterranean Sea in Gaza City, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Israel expanded the fishing zone for Gaza's fishermen from six nautical miles to nine miles for the two-month season. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
October 19, 2017 - 12:12 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Egyptian airport officials say a White House envoy has arrived in Cairo to discuss the latest developments in Palestinian reconciliation efforts mediated by Egypt. The officials say that Mideast envoy Jason...
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A sanitation employee, foreground, helps homeless people with their possessions, as they perform a homeless sweep in New Orleans, in advance of approaching Hurricane Nate, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 07, 2017 - 7:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Nate (all times local): 6 p.m. Officials say they have had to rescue people from two sailboats as Hurricane Nate approaches the Gulf Coast, kicking up high waves and winds. The first rescue happened about 12 p.m. Saturday when two people had to be helped...
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A Kurdish flag hangs in the Irbil International Airport, in Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Iraq's prime minister ordered the country's Kurdish region to hand over control of its airports to federal authorities or face a flight ban, a response to the Kurdish independence referendum. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
September 29, 2017 - 8:12 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): 3 p.m. Hundreds of passengers are filing through Irbil international airport in the hours ahead of a flight ban threatened by Baghdad following a controversial Kurdish independence referendum held this week. Airport officials...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, passengers disembark a Ryanair plane, at the Marseille Provence airport, in Marignane, southern France. Budget airline Ryanair is reducing its fleet and cancelling thousands of more flights as it struggles to overcome a pilot scheduling crisis. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, FIle)
September 29, 2017 - 6:21 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair has been ordered to issue a press release informing passengers about their right to compensation for thousands of cancelled flights as the budget airline faces the threat of legal action over allegedly misleading statements made so far. Britain's Civil Aviation Authority gave...
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In this image made available from Matternet Thursday Sept. 28, 2017, a Matternet drone is pictured transporting on-demand e-commerce goods in Zurich, Switzerland. Drones will soon start to deliver small items in Zurich as part of a pilot project, the first of its kind over a populated area, transporting goods about 8 to 16 kilometers (5 to 10 miles) to awaiting delivery vans and the van drivers will then deliver them to customers. (Matternet via AP)
September 28, 2017 - 6:26 pm
ZOLLIKON, Switzerland (AP) — Drones will help deliver toothbrushes, deodorant and smartphones to Swiss homes this fall as part of a pilot project, the first of its kind over a densely populated area. The drones will take items from a distribution center in the Zurich area and transport them 8 to 16...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:07 am
MADRID (AP) — Authorities say passengers at airports around the world have suffered some delays because of a problem with check-in systems. The Spain-based company Amadeus, which provides software to airports, airlines and the tourism industry, confirmed Thursday that a network issue caused...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, passengers disembark a Ryanair plane, at the Marseille Provence airport, in Marignane, southern France. Budget airline Ryanair is reducing its fleet and cancelling thousands of more flights as it struggles to overcome a pilot scheduling crisis. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, FIle)
September 28, 2017 - 6:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair pledged to comply with any conditions imposed by Britain's Civil Aviation Authority after it threatened to file legal action against the budget carrier for "persistently misleading passengers" about their rights amid a series of flight cancelations. The CAA issued its warning...
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