Airport operation

March 25, 2018 - 8:25 am
LONDON (AP) — The maiden flight of a new non-stop regular passenger service between Australia and Britain has touched down at London's Heathrow Airport. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, operated by Qantas Airways, arrived Sunday in London just over 17 hours after setting off from the western Australian...
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March 22, 2018 - 1:53 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Greece's foreign minister arrived in Macedonia on Thursday for talks on resolving a decades-long dispute over the former Yugoslav republic's name. Nikos Kotzias flew to the Macedonian capital, becoming the first Greek official to arrive in Skopje by plane in 12 years, after...
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A demonstrator holds a flare as French railway workers gather at the Gare de l'Est train station before marching in the streets of Paris, France, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Employees of the national railway company SNCF reject a government plan aimed at adapting the company ahead of opening the service to competition. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 22, 2018 - 9:03 am
PARIS (AP) — Trains, planes, schools and other public services across France were seriously disrupted Thursday as unions set up dozens of street protests across the country. In the western city of Nantes, brief scuffles broke out between some protesters and riot police using water cannons. Airport...
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Nepalese rescuers stand near a passenger plane from Bangladesh that crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shreshta)
March 12, 2018 - 11:05 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing and erupting in flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, killing at least 50 people, officials and witnesses said. The exact number of dead and injured...
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Cars in snowy conditions on the A192 road near Blyth, north east England, Thursday March 1, 2018. Persistent snow and freezing conditions are causing delays in many parts of Britain, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Emergency officials said many drivers had to be rescued from stranded vehicles. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 9:54 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The World Health Organization says the cold weather hitting Europe poses health risks, particularly to people in vulnerable situations. The agency's European head, Zsuzsanna Jakab, says the cold, even when...
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February 28, 2018 - 5:21 am
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Pennsylvania airport. A spokesman for the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority tells WFMZ-TV the flight was headed to Los Angeles from Newark Liberty International Airport when the smell of...
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FILE -- In this Nov. 1, 2015 file photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, Egyptian military approach a plane's tail at the wreckage of a passenger jet bound for St. Petersburg in Russia that crashed in Hassana, Egypt. Cairo airport officials said Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, that the planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt, has been postponed until April, citing delays in reopening offices of the two countries' national airlines. (Maxim Grigoriev/Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations via AP, File)
February 20, 2018 - 9:03 am
CAIRO (AP) — The planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt over two years after they were banned by Moscow over security concerns has been postponed until April, Cairo airport officials said Tuesday, citing delays in booking procedures and the reopening of offices of the countries' national...
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Planes on the apron at London City Airport which has been closed after the discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb was found in the nearby River Thames, Monday Feb. 12, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 1:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — All flights in and out of London City Airport were canceled Monday after a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) unexploded World War II bomb was found nearby in the River Thames. The Metropolitan Police service cleared an area within 214 meters (700 feet) of the bomb, including several...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, unclaimed baggage sits at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport after a water pipe burst following several days of weather-related delays in the wake of a powerful winter storm. Over a week after winter weather woes snowballed into a long weekend of dysfunction at the airport, some passengers are still waiting for their baggage. The still-missing luggage is a fraction of the thousands of unclaimed bags that accumulated during the chaos. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 18, 2018 - 12:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that canceled flights, froze equipment and separated thousands of passengers from their luggage. Eleven...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, prior to their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Al Thani's visit comes as the United Arab Emirates on Monday claimed that Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations promptly denied by a Doha official. (Yasin Bulbul /Pool Photo via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 10:39 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar. The claims Monday could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four Arab nations...
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