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  • PARIS— French police say a homeless man found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave the complex with 300,000 euros. Two police officers, who are not allowed to speak publicly on the case, said Thursday that video surveillance showed the man looking in the trash and leaning against a nearby door.

  • Starting next summer, Norwegian will operate flights to Amsterdam, Madrid and Milan from New York's John F. Kennedy International and Los Angeles International airports. Including taxes, introductory fares for nonstop Norwegian flights to both Madrid and Milan from Los Angeles start at $229 for a one-way, main cabin seat. Nonstop flights to Amsterdam and...

  • WASHINGTON— A Delta Air Lines plane nearly landed on a taxiway that was occupied by another plane at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, federal accident investigators said Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety Board said it has opened an investigation into the Nov. 29 incident. The NTSB was already investigating a July 7 incident...

  • PENSACOLA, Fla.— A Southwest Airlines plane was diverted to a Florida airport after fumes from a coffee maker were reported in the back of the aircraft. According to a Pensacola News Journal report, airline spokesman Brian Parrish said Flight 1539 from Orlando, Florida, to Houston was diverted Tuesday morning to Pensacola International Airport.

  • BERLIN— The European Union has cleared easyJet's planned acquisition of part of bankrupt German airline Air Berlin. Air Berlin, which was Germany's second-biggest airline, ended operations in late October. EasyJet, which currently operates flights to and from Berlin's Schoenefeld airport, plans to start using the more central Tegel airport as well from next...

  • LONDON— Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted. Europe's largest airport, Heathrow, warned Monday that some flights would be cancelled as it cleared the backlog of flights delayed by Sunday's snowfall. Trains on Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, Great...

  • Airlines ban some high-tech suitcases fearing battery fires

    Passengers traveling on Delta and American Airlines won't be able to check their "smart" luggage if the suitcase's lithium-ion battery can't be removed, starting Jan. 15, the airline said on Friday.

  • Justin Olsen, Evan Weinstock, Steven Langton and Christopher Fogt of the United States compete in the 4-man Bobsleigh during the BMW IBSF Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup on November 17, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

    If the sleds don't arrive in Germany by Friday, the team will have to rent new gear, a spokesperson said.

  • DIASS, Senegal— Senegal's new international airport was opening its runways Thursday as the West African country hopes to become a travel hub for the region. Airport International Blaise-Diagne, which had faced more than 10 years of delays, is meant to anchor Senegal's economic and tech center. Leopold Sedar Senghor international airport, located in the...

  • HARARE, Dec 6- Zimbabwe's new government signed a $153 million loan agreement with China on Wednesday, its first post-Mugabe deal with a foreign government, to expand and refurbish its international airport in Harare as it bids to attract investors and tourists. The deal means "we are back in business to build the capacity to honour our obligations not only to...

  • NEW YORK— Authorities say a Mexico- based airline's passenger jet mistakenly lined up to land on a New York City airport runway as another plane was about to take off. The Federal Aviation Administration says Volaris Airlines Flight 880 from Mexico City was approaching Kennedy International Airport around 1:25 p.m. Tuesday when an air traffic controller...

  • *Flights start resuming at Bali airport- flight trackers. DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 29- The airport on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali reopened on Wednesday as wind blew away ash spewed out by a volcano, giving airlines a window to get tourists out while authorities stepped up efforts to get thousands of villagers to move to safety. Operations at the airport-...

  • DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 29- The airport on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali reopened on Wednesday as wind blew away ash and smoke spewed out by a volcano, giving airlines a window to get stranded tourists out and authorities more time to urge villagers to move to safety. Operations at the airport- the second-busiest in Indonesia- have been disrupted since the...

  • DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 29- Bali airport reopened on Wednesday, Indonesian authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the holiday island and forced its airport to close, stranding tourists and spurring evacuation efforts. "Bali's international airport started operating normally," air traffic control provider AirNav said in a...

  • DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 29- Bali airport will reopen on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the island and forced the airport to close.

  • DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 29- Bali airport will reopen on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the island and forced the airport to close.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 28- Mexico's largest airline Aeromexico canceled dozens of flights on Tuesday due to a strike by some pilots with Connect, its regional operator, in the saturated Mexico City airport. As a result of the protest, the company reported on its Twitter account at least 32 canceled flights on Tuesday from Mexico City, primarily to domestic destinations.

  • KARANGASEM, Indonesia, Nov 28- Indonesia kept the airport on Bali closed on Tuesday as ash from an erupting volcano swept the holiday island, leaving thousands of tourists stranded, and authorities tried to persuade villagers living near the crater to leave their homes. The airport- the second-biggest in Indonesia- will be closed at least until 7 a.m. on Wednesday,...

  • KARANGASEM, Indonesia, Nov 28- Indonesia kept the airport on Bali closed on Tuesday as ash from an erupting volcano swept the holiday island, leaving thousands of tourists stranded as authorities tried to persuade villagers living nearby to leave their homes. The airport- the second-biggest in Indonesia- will be closed at least until 7 a.m. on Wednesday, the...

  • *Indonesia's Mt Agung volcano on highest alert warning. DENPASAR, Indonesia, Nov 27- Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island's airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate, warning of an "imminent" risk of a larger eruption. Bali's airport was closed for...