Airport operation

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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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 27, 2017 - 11:13 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Kurdish referendum on independence from Iraq was approved by more than 92 percent of voters, officials said Wednesday, as Iraq's prime minister vowed to keep his country united without resorting to the use of force. Even with the strong support, the non-binding vote is...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2:55 a.m. Mexico City's international airport says it has suspended operations due to the magnitude 7.1 quake that shook the central part of the country. The airport says in a tweet that airport personnel...
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Jean Chatelier walks through a flooded street from Hurricane Irma after retrieving his uniform from his house to return to work today at a supermarket in Fort Myers, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Chatelier walked about a mile each way in knee-high water as a Publix supermarket was planning on reopening to the public today. "I want to go back to work. I want to help," said Chatelier. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2017 - 11:37 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Beyond the luxurious mansions and beachfront resorts are thousands of Florida Keys residents living on the brink of poverty. Advocates say these are the people facing massive hurdles as hurricane clean up begins. Stephanie Kaple runs the...
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John Duke tries to figure out how to salvage his flooded vehicle in the wake Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 12, 2017 - 9:24 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 9 a.m. Jacksonville sheriff's officials said on Twitter that 356 people were rescued from flooding on Monday as Hurricane Irma moved over Florida. And they tweeted some advice for them: "We hope the 356 people who had their lives saved yesterday...
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Overturned trailer homes are shown in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in the Florida Keys. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
September 12, 2017 - 5:58 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 5:55 a.m. The airport for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has re-opened Tuesday morning after closing as Hurricane Irma pounded the state. Operations at the airport resumed at 4 a.m. EDT, but a check of the airport's website Tuesday morning showed many...
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September 08, 2017 - 2:35 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A tiny airport in central Wisconsin that's seen an influx of private jets since a Republican donor's world-class golf course opened nearby would get $4 million in improvements under funding slipped into the state budget this week. The Republican-controlled Joint Finance...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe attends a ruling ZANU PF Party Conference in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean state media said Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, the wife of President Robert Mugabe returned home from South Africa despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
August 20, 2017 - 7:54 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from South Africa on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg. A report by Zimbabwean state broadcaster ZBC showed Grace Mugabe greeting...
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attends the Southern African Development Community's leaders' conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Zimbabwe's first lady is expected to make her first public appearance today since being accused of assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in South Africa. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
August 19, 2017 - 9:42 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Zimbabwe's first lady (all times local): 3:40 p.m. South African authorities say an Air Zimbabwe flight was not allowed to take off from Johannesburg because it was not in compliance with civil aviation rules. The South African Civil...
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