Passenger airlines

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, a Ryanair plane parks at the airport in Weeze, Germany. Boeing's troubled 737 Max jet is getting a vote of confidence from Ireland's Ryanair, one of Europe's biggest budget airlines. Ryanair announced Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, that it will order 75 more Max jets, bringing its total orders to 210. The move comes just weeks before the plane is expected to resume flying. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
December 03, 2020 - 4:53 pm
Irish budget airline Ryanair said Thursday it is ordering 75 more Boeing 737 Max jets, a boost for Boeing just before its most important plane returns to flying after two deadly crashes. The order would be worth more than $9 billion at list prices, although airlines routinely receive deep discounts...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2017, file photo, a service dog named Orlando rests on the foot of its trainer, John Reddan, while sitting inside a United Airlines plane at Newark Liberty International Airport during a training exercise in Newark, N.J. The Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, covering service animals. The rule says only dogs can qualify, and they have to be specially trained to help a person with disabilities. For years, some travelers have been bringing untrained dogs and all kinds of other animals on board by claiming they need the animal for emotional support.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
December 02, 2020 - 2:47 pm
The days of pets flying with their owners in airplane cabins are coming to an end. The Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday covering animals on airlines. It decided that only dogs can fly as service animals, and companions that passengers use for emotional support don't count...
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Passengers at Fiumicino Rome airport show their quick COVID-19 test reports upon boarding a flight to Milan, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. In a trial that started Wednesday on the route between Rome and Milan, all passengers go through a quick test before being allowed to board their flight. (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP)
November 26, 2020 - 7:09 pm
ROME (AP) — Italian authorities will soon approve an experiment with “COVID tested” flights from three U.S. airports with the aim of eliminating the required 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving in Italy, Rome's main airport said Thursday. ADR, which operates Leonardo da Vinci Airport, said...
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A shelter is seen at the Thomas Dixon Aircraft Observation Area as a Southwest Airlines flight from Jacksonville, Fla., makes its landing approach onto Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Glen Burnie, Md. With coronavirus cases spiking in the U.S. and Europe, the financial outlook of the world's airlines is getting worse. The International Air Transport Association said Tuesday that around the world, airlines will lose more than $157 billion this year and next. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 24, 2020 - 4:59 pm
With coronavirus cases spiking in the U.S. and Europe, the financial outlook of the world’s airlines is getting worse. Airlines will lose more than $157 billion over this year and next because of the pandemic, their main trade group said on Tuesday, The forecast from the International Air Transport...
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a statement at EU headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it has approved a new contract to secure another COVID-19 vaccine for Europeans. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
November 24, 2020 - 8:50 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive said Tuesday it will sign a contract for up to 160 million doses of the experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Moderna. Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the EU Commission, said the deal will be approved on Wednesday as the EU tries to...
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Qantas Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce gestures during a results announcement in Sydney, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Qantas Airways announced that the pandemic cost it 4 billion Australian dollars ($2.9 billion) in revenue in the last fiscal year and warned that international travel won't resume before mid 2021. (Dean Lewins/AAP Image via AP)
November 24, 2020 - 5:02 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — International air travel could come booming back next year but with a new rule: Travelers to certain countries must be vaccinated against the coronavirus before they can fly. Encouraging news about vaccine development has given airlines and nations hope they may soon...
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November 22, 2020 - 5:16 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Millions of Americans bought tickets to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving before the nation's top public health agency pleaded with them not to travel for the holiday. So what are they doing now? In many cases, they're still crowding airports and boarding planes. That's despite...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2020, file photo, a Boeing 737 Max jet, piloted by Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson, prepares to land at Boeing Field following a test flight in Seattle. The FAA is poised to clear the Boeing 737 Max to fly again after grounding the jets for nearly two years due to a pair of disastrous crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 18, 2020 - 3:03 pm
After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max for flight. The nation’s air safety agency announced the move early Wednesday, saying it was done after a “comprehensive and methodical” 20-month review process. Regulators...
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November 17, 2020 - 2:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways said Tuesday that it will start testing passengers flying from the U.S. to London’s Heathrow Airport for COVID-19 in an effort to persuade the British government it should scrap rules requiring most international travelers to quarantine for 14 days. The airline says...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 30, 2020 file photo, a large number of easyJet aircrafts parked on the tarmac of the Geneve Aeroport, in Geneva, Switzerland. British airline easyJet has posted its first full-year loss in its 25-year history as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. It laid out hope, however, that the rollout of vaccines will help it bounce back strongly next year. The airline reported a pretax loss of 1.27 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) for the year through September compared with a profit of 430 million pounds for the previous year. P (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)
November 17, 2020 - 6:06 am
LONDON (AP) — British airline easyJet has posted its first full-year loss in its 25-year history as a result of the coronavirus pandemic but laid out hope that the rollout of vaccines will help it bounce back strongly next year. The airline reported Tuesday a pretax loss of 1.27 billion pounds ($1...
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