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  • TORONTO, March 29- An Air Canada flight crash landed in the east coast city of Halifax and went off the runway early on Sunday, local media reported, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries.

  • NEW YORK— Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe. The London- based airline did not say how many accounts were compromised, but said they have been locked down and can no longer be accessed. British Airways is not aware of any access to any personal information within Executive...

  • WARSAW, Poland— Poland's state airline LOT says it has ordered at least two authorized crew members in the cockpit at all times on all flights, effective immediately. LOT said it introduced the measure Friday night, on a recommendation to all airlines from the European Aviation Safety Agency. The decision comes in reaction to the crash of a Germanwings Airbus...

  • NEW YORK— A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. The lawsuit said Osbon, 52, was a flight standards captain who primarily flew Airbus planes and helped...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 79 or 1.8 percent, to $44.88. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 76 or 4.1 percent, to $19.28. Southwest Airlines Co. rose $1.06 or 2.5 percent, to $44.24.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 71 or 1.2 percent, to $56.76. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $28.01.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- A former JetBlue Airways Corp pilot whose midair meltdown forced an emergency landing of a 2012 flight on Friday sued the carrier for $14.9 million, saying it should have grounded him because it knew he was incapable of flying. Clayton Osbon, 52, filed his lawsuit in Manhattan federal court three days after the crash of a Germanwings plane in the...

  • JetBlue sued by ex-pilot who had midair meltdown Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 27- A former JetBlue Airways Corp pilot whose midair meltdown forced an emergency landing of a 2012 flight on Friday sued the carrier for $14.9 million, saying it should have grounded him because it knew he was incapable of flying. Clayton Osbon, 52, filed his lawsuit in Manhattan federal court three days after the crash of a Germanwings plane in the...

  • WASHINGTON— There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety experts said. Authorities believe the 27- year-old German deliberately sought to destroy the Airbus A320 as it flew...

  • STOCKHOLM— Lufthansa could face "unlimited" compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday. "So more or less you will have unlimited financial damage," said Marco Abate, a German aviation lawyer. To avoid liability, a...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 81 or 1.8 percent, to $44.90. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 71 or 3.8 percent, to $19.23. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 94 or 2.2 percent, to $44.12.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 93 or 1.6 percent, to $56.54. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 32 or 1.1 percent, to $27.92.

  • A church service in honor of the victims has been held in Duesseldorf, where the Germanwings plane was headed when it crashed into a French mountain, killing all 150 people aboard Tuesday. Detlev Toonen, a Lutheran priest based at Duesseldorf airport who has been counseling relatives of the crash victims, says "the church... wants to show solidarity with the...

  • European air authority recommends 2 crew in cockpit Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:37 AM ET

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark— The European Union's aviation safety agency recommended Friday that airlines always have two people in the cockpit of a flying aircraft after it emerged that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 had apparently locked himself in alone to crash the plane. Before the recommendation, Lufthansa said it would move to the two-person rule "as...

  • JOHANNESBURG— About 1,000 workers have been fired following an illegal strike that has halted construction at an already delayed but much needed power plant in South Africa, a spokesman for the state-owned power utility said on Friday. The illegal strike led to a day and half's work lost at Medupi, one of three new power plants expected to end rolling blackouts...

  • POWER RESTORED AT AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL AIRPORT, BUT INCOMING FLIGHTS STILL BEING DIVERTED- SPOKESWOMAN.

  • AMSTERDAM, March 27- A major power outage hit large parts of Amsterdam and the surrounding province of North Holland on Friday, prompting the cancellation of all flights to and from the city's Schiphol airport. The outage was caused by a "technical fault" at a substation in the Amsterdam suburb of Diemen, it said on its Twitter feed. Frankfurt airport operator...

  • SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, March 27- As investigators probe why a young German pilot deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 passenger jet into the French Alps on Tuesday, pilots and psychologists warn there is no foolproof way to prevent similar incidents in the future. Asian airlines including Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines said...

  • BANGKOK— Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged significant concerns about the country's aviation safety, officials said Friday. Japan has blocked new flights from Thailand following the ICAO decision and South Korea is considering similar measures,...

  • ALL FLIGHTS TO SCHIPHOL AIRPORT DIVERTING TO OTHER REGIONAL AIRPORTS- SPOKESWOMAN.