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  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security issues at a meeting in Brussels next week, including possibly expanding the number of airports that ban passengers from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday. Homeland Security spokesman...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security at a high-level meeting in Brussels next week, including possible expansion of the number of airports where passengers are banned from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Union official said on Friday. The official said U.S....

  • LOS ANGELES— It's moving day at Los Angeles International Airport. Numerous airlines will begin moving to different terminals or to new ticket counters in their current locations, beginning Friday night. The moves over several days are part of a massive overhaul of the heavily used airport and have been planned for months.

  • The afternoon meeting included high level executives from Delta Air Lines Inc, United Airlines Inc, American Airlines Group Inc and trade group Airlines for America, the sources said. In March, the United States announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because...

  • May 11- Spirit Airlines Inc said on Thursday it had reached a deal with an airline pilots union to extend indefinitely a temporary restraining order issued by a U.S. court directing its pilots to return to work after a labor dispute. On Monday, Spirit Airlines passengers brawled in a Florida airport after the carrier canceled flights due to the work slowdown.

  • SAO PAULO, May 10- Argentina's Corporación América SA will take bids for minority stakes in both its Brazilian airports by the end of May as it seeks funds to expand in the country, newspaper Valor Econômico said on Wednesday. According to the report in Valor, the company has hired Itaú Unibanco Holding SA's investment banking unit to explore a sale of up to 49...

  • In March, the U.S. announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft. One European official acknowledged that the expanded ban could affect flights to the United States from Britain.

  • In March, the U.S. announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft. One European official acknowledged that the expanded ban could affect flights to the United States from Britain.

  • Despite a string of violent incidents, airline satisfaction is at an all-time high

    Airline satisfaction is at an all-time high despite string of violent incidents. Here's why.

  • NEW YORK, May 10- Video of brawling U.S. airline passengers emerged on Wednesday for the second day in a row, this time showing two men going at it on a Southwest Airlines flight that had just landed on Sunday in Burbank, California. Another passenger brawl had erupted on Monday at Florida's Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, where...

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the budget carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights. The cancellations, which sparked chaos that ended with three arrests at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport, were the latest of about 300 the airline has made in the past week alone.

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights leading to chaos and three arrests. The flight cancellations at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport were just the latest of hundreds the airline has made in recent weeks.

  • Spirit Airlines

    Security wrestled with unruly passengers as punches flew, leading to at least three arrests. NBCNews reports.

  • May 9- A busy Florida airport descended into chaos after Spirit Airlines Inc canceled nearly a dozen flights due to a labor dispute with pilots, stranding hundreds of passengers and leading to multiple skirmishes. Cellphone video footage of the scene inside the Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport late on Monday showed people falling onto the...

  • China's first giant passenger jet takes its maiden test flight

    The flight is a symbolic milestone in China's long-term goal to break into the western-dominated aircraft market.

  • BRUSSELS, May 4- Airlines might not have to pay compensation for flight delays if an aircraft is held up as a result of a bird strike, Europe's top court said on Thursday, calling such an event an "extraordinary circumstance". Revision of the relevant regulation is currently being held up by a dispute between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar's airport.

  • BEIJING, May 3- The Commercial Aircraft Corp of China said on Wednesday the maiden flight for the C919, China's first domestically-produced large passenger plane, is scheduled for May 5. The maiden flight will take place in the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, subject to weather conditions, COMAC said. Reuters, quoting sources, had reported last month that...

  • In April, video went viral on social media of 69- year-old passenger David Dao being dragged from a United flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport after he refused to give up his seat to make room for crew members. Munoz was joined at the hearing by United President Scott Kirby and executives from American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Alaska...

  • The tense House of Representatives committee hearing signaled how Congress might respond to rising consumer anger over cost-cutting by airlines that boiled over after David Dao, 69, was violently dragged from a United flight at a Chicago airport on April 9 to make room for crew members. Most lawmakers fly back and forth to Washington each week, and took the...

  • The hearing could serve as a test of how the Republican-led Congress would respond to rising consumer anger over cost-cutting by airlines that boiled over after David Dao, 69, was violently dragged from a United flight at a Chicago airport on April 9 to make room for crew members. "If airlines don't get their act together, we are going to act, it is going to be one size...