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German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone

BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone....

German airline Lufthansa says planes won’t fly over Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after shooting down of US drone

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Dutch carrier KLM says its planes will not fly over Strait of Hormuz due to shooting down of US drone THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch carrier KLM says its planes will not fly over Strait of Hormuz due to shooting down of US drone....
10:13, 06/21/2019

Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone....
10:13, 06/21/2019

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
01:26, 06/23/2019

US ‘may have brought down’ second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz ​A US military commander said a Navy ship may have downed a second Iranian drone last week in the Strait of Hormuz. ​”​As always it was a complex tactical picture, we believe two drones. We believe two drones were successfully ​- there may have...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted on Friday: “We have not lost any drone in the Strait...
11:52, 07/19/2019

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday....
22:39, 07/18/2019

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else,” Deputy Foreign Minister...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." Earlier, Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker, accusing it of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf....
02:39, 07/19/2019

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announced. The ship, the USS Boxer, was on a routine patrol when the drone approached within 1,000 yards, h...
04:13, 07/19/2019

US warship may have downed second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, officials say U.S. officials believe not one but two Iranian drones were downed by a U.S. warship transiting the Strait of Hormuz last week, Fox News confirmed Tuesday....
12:39, 07/24/2019

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships brought down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, amid heightened tensions between the two countr...
06:13, 07/19/2019

Iran Denies Claim That U.S. Military Destroyed Drone in the Strait of Hormuz The government of Iran has denied reports that the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone this week in the Strait of Hormuz, contradicting claims by the U.S. military and President Donald Trump that an enemy drone had been destroyed.Read more......
19:26, 07/19/2019

US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz....
09:00, 06/20/2019

US Navy drone shot down by Iranian missile over Strait of Hormuz in 'unprovoked attack,' central command says U.S. military officials returned fire -- verbally -- hours after Iran blasted a Navy high-altitude drone out of the sky over the Strait of Hormuz, with U.S. Central Command leaders on Thursday slamming the "unprovoked" strike and Tehran's subsequent ...
22:13, 06/20/2019

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
01:26, 07/20/2019

German minister: We will not join U.S.-led naval mission in Strait of Hormuz German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday reiterated that Germany would not join a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, adding that Berlin favored a European mission but warned it was rather difficult to make progress on that....
15:26, 08/05/2019

German government divided over joining Strait of Hormuz naval mission Germany's coalition government is split over whether to contribute to the UK's proposed mission to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. The Social Democrats say military options would only escalate the conflict....
23:13, 07/29/2019

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal from one of the crippled ships, the officials said t...
06:39, 06/16/2019

WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
06:00, 06/15/2019

Donald Trump says US warship destroyed Iranian drone after it came within 'threatening distance' in the Strait of Hormuz Donald Trump says a US warship has destroyed an Iranian drone that had come within 1,000 yards of the ship in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
11:13, 06/16/2019

Strait of Hormuz incident: Jeremy Hunt 'extremely concerned' over Iranian seizure of two oil tankers in Gulf UK-registered Stena Impero was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz Second seized oil tanker, the Liberia-flagged Mesdar, was later allowed to continue voyage Incident follows on from recent heightened tensions in the Gul...
02:00, 07/20/2019

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
06:13, 06/21/2019

Lufthansa looks to snap up Thomas Cook's Condor airline Germany's national carrier Lufthansa says it has offered to buy the leisure airline Condor from British parent company Thomas Cook. The acquisition could help Lufthansa expand its long-haul capacity....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Germany's Lufthansa airline slumps after weak profits German airline Lufthansa has reported sliding profits in the second quarter. Stiff competition from budget European carriers and rising operating costs are eating into the company's earnings....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Oil tanker goes missing in Strait of Hormuz A Panama-flagged oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates appeared switch off its transponder in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday and has not been heard from since, according to ship-tracking data....
23:26, 07/16/2019

Airline shares under pressure after surprise Lufthansa profit warning – business live German carrier warns on “aggressive” growth in low-cost competitionKier Group to cut 1,200 jobs and sell housing divisionParis air show: Airbus reveals orders and new longer-range range modelBrexit: UK growth tipped to slow as firms run down stockpil...
15:39, 06/17/2019

Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
19:13, 07/22/2019

Britain Says It Will Escort All UK Vessels Through Hormuz Strait A British warship will accompany British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to defend freedom of navigation, a change in policy after the government previously said it did not have the......
17:13, 07/25/2019

UK joins US in Strait of Hormuz naval mission Britain says it will join a US-led mission to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz. Germany has rejected joining the mission, which comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
21:00, 08/05/2019

Second UK warship arrives to guard ships in strait of Hormuz Amid growing regional tension, destroyer HMS Duncan will accompany commercial vesselsA second UK warship has arrived in the Gulf to protect British commercial ships amid heightened tensions in the region, the Ministry of Defence has said.The type 45 ...
23:26, 07/28/2019

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship – bringing escalating tensions between Tehran and the West in the region closer to the boiling point...
23:13, 07/19/2019

Germany will not join U.S.-led mission in Strait of Hormuz: Maas Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz, close to Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday....
18:26, 07/31/2019

The Strait of Hormuz: The world's most important oil choke point Following a number of oil tanker blasts in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the United States and Iran are rising further. DW takes a closer look at what role the Strait of Hormuz plays for global oil supplies....
12:52, 06/14/2019

In change, Britain says it will escort all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait A British warship will accompany British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to defend freedom of navigation, a change in policy after the government previously said it did not have the military resources to do so....
16:39, 07/25/2019

U.K. Joins U.S.-Led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to create a European-led task force have proved difficult....
06:13, 08/06/2019

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Australia's Qantas directs flights away from Strait of Hormuz Australia's flag carrier, Qantas Airways Ltd, said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone in the region....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
16:52, 07/21/2019

Qatar 'cautiously following' recent developments in Strait of Hormuz Qatar said on Sunday it was "cautiously following" recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shipping lines....
22:13, 07/21/2019

Germany 'has not offered' to join U.S.-led mission for Strait of Hormuz Germany has not offered to join a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to calm tensions with Iran, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while the defense minister suggested a final decision had not yet been taken....
18:26, 07/31/2019

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
14:26, 06/15/2019

Australia to join U.S.-led defense effort in Strait of Hormuz Australia has agreed to a request from the United States to join a coalition of countries protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from threats posed by Iran in the Straits of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday....
03:26, 08/21/2019

Latest on tanker attacks south of the Strait of Hormuz Iran has rejected U.S. accusations that it was to blame for attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz after the incident raised concerns about a new confrontation in the Gulf, a vital oil shipping route....
14:52, 06/14/2019

Australia says it will join U.S.-led defense effort in Strait of Hormuz Australia will join the United States in a coalition of countries protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from threats posed by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday....
04:39, 08/21/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted in a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of global crude supplies....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Australia Is Third Country to Join U.S. in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz “This is about freedom of shipping,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who denied that Australia was helping the United States put pressure on Iran....
09:52, 08/21/2019

Germany will not join US naval mission in Strait of Hormuz Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany will not be taking part in a US-led naval mission to secure oil tanker ships sailing near Iran. The move comes after Washington formally urged Berlin to join the mission....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sa...
19:13, 07/22/2019

US formally asks Germany to 'help secure' Strait of Hormuz The US wants Germany to take part in a UK-proposed, European-led naval mission to protect ships sailing near Iran. German politicians were less than thrilled by the initiative, which aims to "combat Iranian aggression."...
22:26, 07/30/2019

UK says rightly concerned about protecting goods in Strait of Hormuz Britain is rightly concerned about protecting its goods in the Strait of Hormuz, defence minister Penny Mordaunt said on Thursday following tensions with Iran over the passage of vessels in the Gulf....
10:39, 07/18/2019

Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not have resources to do so....
20:52, 07/25/2019

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respond....
16:13, 06/14/2019

US reportedly eyeing Iran after attack on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz The Trump administration was quick to blame Iran Thursday after a pair of Japanese-owned tankers were attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz — a charge the Islamic Republic quickly denied. A US defense official, without citing evidence, told CBS...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Hormuz because of the escalating international crisis in the region....
20:13, 07/22/2019

'Risk of war' persists in Strait of Hormuz crisis, Germany's Maas says The German foreign minister said all parties "must do everything to make sure it does not come to this." Iran has dismissed claims it attacked two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, triggering a crisis in the waterway....
18:52, 06/19/2019

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
17:13, 06/13/2019

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
06:00, 07/20/2019

Oil rises 0.3% on US economic data, Strait of Hormuz tanker dispute Oil prices inched up on Friday and posted weekly gains, boosted by upbeat U.S. economic data and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz....
17:00, 07/27/2019

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an escalation in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the W...
22:39, 07/19/2019

Iran says it is in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz: state radio Iran said on Friday it was responsible for maintaining the security of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, state radio reported, adding that blaming Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman was alarming....
08:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 7-Oil up on U.S. economic data, Strait of Hormuz tanker dispute * Weak global fuel demand, macroeconomic outlooks weigh (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON)...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Iran vows to secure Strait of Hormuz, urges diplomacy Iran will secure the Strait of Hormuz and not allow any disturbance in shipping in the key oil transport waterway, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday during a visit to Paris, the state new agency IRNA reported....
23:52, 07/23/2019

U.S. military says surveillance aircraft monitoring situation in Strait of Hormuz The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace, monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area as Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers....
02:00, 07/20/2019

Kuwait looks at Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz 'with concern' Kuwait is looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Sunday quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah as saying....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Iran says if it decides to block Strait of Hormuz, it will do it 'publicly': Fars Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, and said if it decided to block Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway in the Gulf for the oil industry, it will do it publicly....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited ability to act on the world stage, says DW's Christian F. Trippe....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Britain planning maritime mission to protect Strait of Hormuz Britain plans to join a European-led maritime mission to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday....
01:00, 07/23/2019

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stop transmitting its location more than two years ago when it drifted into Iranian waters....
14:39, 07/16/2019

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementThree Iranian boats have “attempted to impede” a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday, further deepening tensions in the vital shipp...
07:39, 07/11/2019

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
14:39, 07/20/2019

UK's Royal Navy might not have the ships required to safeguard Strait of Hormuz from Iran The United Kingdom is planning an ambitious joint operation with European partners to help secure shipping through the strategically crucial Strait of Hormuz even though it might not have the ships needed....
08:39, 07/25/2019

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (LONDON) — Britain announced plans Monday to develop and deploy a Europe-led “maritime protection mission” to safeguard shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the water...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Exclusive: U.S. commander says he could send carrier into Strait of Hormuz despite Iran tensions The commander overseeing U.S. naval forces in the Middle East told Reuters on Thursday that American intelligence showing a threat from Iran will not prevent him from sending an aircraft carrier through the vital Strait of Hormuz, if needed....
05:00, 05/10/2019

South Korea to send naval unit to Strait of Hormuz: newspaper South Korea plans to join a U.S.-led maritime force in the Middle East by sending a naval unit, which includes a destroyer, to help guard oil tankers sailing through the Strait of Hormuz, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday....
06:39, 07/29/2019

UK Navy to escort tankers through Strait of Hormuz amid Iran crisis The UK Royal Navy will now accompany British-flagged oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement Thursday....
17:52, 07/25/2019

Saudi Oil Minister Stops By, India Expresses Concern Over Strait Of Hormuz India on Thursday expressed concern over developments in the Strait of Hormuz impacting movement of crude oil and LNG tankers, and sought the world's top oil exporter Saudi Arabia's active role in......
19:13, 07/25/2019

Iran Says It Seized British Oil Tanker, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz (WASHINGTON) — Iran said Friday it seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a fresh escalation in confrontations in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the West. The website of IranR...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Defense intel chief says Iran doesn't want war despite tanker seizures in Strait of Hormuz The military's intelligence chief said Iran does not want war with the U.S. despite its seizure of British tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions in the region....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Royal Navy to escort British ships through Strait of Hormuz after tanker seizure The British government announced Wednesday that the Royal Navy will provide escort for British-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-linked tanker....
07:39, 07/26/2019

US admiral says allies to do the heavy lifting protecting ships from Iran in the Strait of Hormuz The U.S. Navy's protection mission in the Strait of Hormuz will apply strictly to American shipping while regional partners will shoulder most of the responsibilities in the region, according to a Navy admiral....
05:39, 08/01/2019

UK, allies work on safe passage after Iran seized tanker in Strait of Hormuz Britain called Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz an “act of state piracy” and said it was joining with European allies to ensure safe passage in the international waterway as the first images emerged Mond...
04:39, 07/23/2019

UK recommends all British-flagged ships adopt a heightened security state in the Strait of Hormuz: Sky Britain has recommended all British-flagged ships go to a heightened state of security in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed maritime industry sources....
16:52, 07/11/2019

UK navy to escort British-flagged vessels through Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran Sources tell Sky News that the British Department of Transport is asking the shipping industry to alert the government of its travel plans in the gulf region....
18:39, 07/25/2019

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
03:39, 07/09/2019

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concerns that Tehran seized an oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates in the area....
17:13, 07/17/2019

Defense Ministry: South Korea examining options to protect ships in Hormuz Strait South Korea is looking into "various options" to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, though no decision has been made on whether to contribute troops to the U.S.-led initiative, the defense ministry said...
12:26, 07/29/2019

Iran in complete control of waters north of Strait of Hormuz: Revolutionary Guards commander A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that Guards and regular Iranian military forces had complete control of Gulf waters north of the Strait of Hormuz, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
22:26, 05/22/2019

The Strait of Hormuz Is at the Center of Iran Tensions Again. Here’s How the Narrow Waterway Gained Wide Importance The Strait of Hormuz is only 21 miles wide at its narrowest point, but it’s once again the biggest waterway in the news headlines, after Iran seized a British oil tanker in what is widely regarded as the world’s most strategically importa...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Airline to test electric passenger planes Aviation company Ampaire has begun retrofitting Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft with electric engines to create the Ampaire Electric EEL -- what could be the first commercially viable hybrid passenger airplane....
15:39, 07/30/2019

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizure of an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar....
05:13, 07/11/2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby....
07:00, 06/14/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S.        ...
03:13, 07/20/2019

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
18:39, 07/11/2019

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were attacked near the Gulf region's Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
17:26, 06/13/2019

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
20:39, 06/14/2019

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to resolve differences....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner and a CNBC contributor, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
01:13, 06/15/2019

A Saudi airline is dropping a $6 billion order for 737 Max planes as Boeing's crisis deepens AMER HILABI/AFP/Getty Images Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal has cancelled an order for almost $6 billion worth of Boeing 737 Max planes as the crisis with the jet continues. Flyadeal announced that it will order up to 50 planes from Airbus' A320neo ...
12:26, 07/08/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
23:52, 06/13/2019

Iran will get the blame, but the Gulf of Oman truth is likely a lot murkier As the plumes rise from a brazen attack in the Gulf of Oman, oil brokers and diplomats are panicking about another lurch toward confrontation In the Middle East. Why it happened and who did it is not easy to explain, not least because it doesn't appe...
00:13, 06/14/2019

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck. In this video, one of the tankers can be seen on fire but still afloatTw...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
23:52, 06/14/2019

Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the Middle East's oil is shipped:...
12:00, 06/13/2019

US Navy assisting two tankers targeted in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, were reportedly attacked on Thursday, the U.S. Navy said, with one adrift and on fire amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran and a...
10:13, 06/13/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman Sailors evacuated from two tankers in distress near the strategic Strait of HormuzTwo oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region wer...
14:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-GCC bonds weaker after tankers hit in Gulf of Oman International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) governments weakened on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
12:26, 06/13/2019

Oil prices jump 3% on tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Reports of Incident in Gulf of Oman Send Oil Prices Up A U.K. maritime safety group early Thursday warned of an unspecified incident in the Gulf of Oman, as tensions remain high between the U.S. and Iran following an attack on four tankers in the region last month....
09:39, 06/13/2019

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in the Middle East....
22:39, 06/21/2019

U.S. Navy: assisting tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman U.S. Naval forces are assisting tankers in the Gulf of Oman after receiving two distress calls on Thursday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet told Reuters....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman deepened this weekend amid warnings over the danger ...
00:13, 06/16/2019

UK maritime safety body investigating 'incident' in Gulf of Oman An oil tanker managed by Bermuda based shipping company Frontline suffered a fire on Thursday morning while sailing through the Gulf of Oman, a spokesman for the company told CNN on Thursday....
10:26, 06/13/2019

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Tehran has dismissed US accusations that the Iranian navy was behind attacks on tankers navigating the Straight of Hormuz as "baseless." Iran said their vessels had rushed to help the damaged ships and save their crews....
09:52, 06/14/2019

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-state actor could have been responsible....
22:13, 06/14/2019

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
10:52, 06/13/2019

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports....
14:13, 06/14/2019

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
15:26, 06/13/2019

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks India's navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country's defense ministry said late on Thursday, a week after two oil tankers were attacked in the region....
18:52, 06/20/2019

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss what this might mean for business and the markets....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Latest on suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Here is the latest from Reuters on suspected attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
14:26, 06/13/2019

Norwegian Tanker Attacked In Gulf Of Oman, 3 Explosions Reported The crews of two oil tankers were evacuated off the coast of Iran on Thursday after they were reportedly attacked and caught fire in the Gulf of Oman, sending world oil prices soaring....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
20:39, 06/13/2019

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss what the possible fallout....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. CNBC's Kayla...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Report: US shipping tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman near Iran The "Squawk Box" team reports on the breaking news that the U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Frontline says its Front Altair tanker on fire in Gulf of Oman -VG The Norwegian shipping firm Frontline confirmed on Thursday that its oil tanker Front Altair was on fire after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, Norwegian newspaper VG reported, quoting a company spokesman....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Oman's top diplomat in Iran talks amid mounting Gulf tensions Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs held talks with Iran's foreign minister on Saturday, Iranian state media reported, as tensions mount in the Gulf between Tehran and Washington....
11:52, 07/27/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attacks fuel maritime security demand Maritime security firms have seen demand soar following the attacks on oil tankers on June 13. But defending ships from allegedly involved state-backed forces such as Iran's Revolutionary Guard may not be easy....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
18:26, 06/14/2019

US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman....
09:52, 06/13/2019

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil tanker incident in Gulf of OmanTwo tankers hitOil jumps over 3%, lifting Brent crude to $62/barrelTanker manager: Crew safe after suspected attac...
10:52, 06/13/2019

Oil Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict At least two tankers have been hit near where four tankers were damaged last month, according the Iranian news media and a shipping industry official....
11:00, 06/13/2019

US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’...
09:52, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Two tankers have been hit, forcing their crews to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who carried out the attacks....
16:52, 06/13/2019

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worries about Middle East supplies....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
23:52, 06/13/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in the region....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
15:13, 06/16/2019

Britain urgently seeking facts on reports of tankers hit in Gulf of Oman: PM's spokesman Britain is aware of the reports of two tankers being hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and is seeking urgently to establish the facts of what happened, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman....
09:52, 06/13/2019

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. ....
20:39, 06/15/2019

German Foreign Minister rules out joining U.S.-led Hormuz mission Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to ease tensions with Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday....
21:13, 07/31/2019

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against American forces in the region. ...
03:13, 06/29/2019

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions....
09:52, 06/13/2019

Iran crisis: US planes barred over parts of the Mideast; global airlines reroute flights after drone downed The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.        ...
12:39, 06/21/2019

Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil rose by more than 3% to above $63 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington....
14:00, 06/20/2019

Oil jumps 3% toward $64 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil rose more than 3% toward $64 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington....
18:00, 06/20/2019

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to the meeting, according to a White House official....
23:52, 07/19/2019

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone....
01:52, 07/19/2019

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
12:00, 07/20/2019

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel around one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs....
11:13, 06/22/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
10:39, 06/20/2019

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspace by a U.S. military drone, which Tehran shot down, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
15:39, 06/23/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
08:00, 06/14/2019

GCC bonds weak on news of tankers hit in Gulf of Oman, Aramco bonds down International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) governments were down on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
12:00, 06/13/2019

US Navy assists 2 tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
15:00, 06/13/2019

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

SEE IT: Iranian drone purportedly monitored US carrier Eisenhower in Persian Gulf Iran’s Revolutionary Guard successfully surveilled the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and another warship in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday....
07:00, 04/29/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
14:00, 06/14/2019

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes have an outsized effect with narrowly-focused efforts, and is an adversary certainly capable of keepin...
09:26, 06/25/2019

Trump Says Shooting Of US Drone By Iran is "Very Big Mistake" President Donald Trump said Thursday that Tehran had made a "very big" error, after Iranian forces shot down a US spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz....
21:26, 06/20/2019

US Says Shooting Down Of Its Drone By Iran Was An "Unprovoked Attack" The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that Iranian forces shot down a US naval surveillance drone but insisted the aircraft was in international air space, not that of Iran....
17:52, 06/20/2019

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as tensions escalated over what military officials described as an "unprovoked attack."...
22:13, 06/20/2019

Trump hints US will respond soon to Iran shooting down drone President Trump said at the White House Thursday that he would soon decide how the US would respond to the downing of a US drone by Iran. “You will soon find out,” Trump said as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a bilateral meeti...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Trump says Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down drone U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said Iran made "a very big mistake" by shooting down a U.S. military drone that Tehran said was on a spy mission over its territory, in an incident that fanned fears of wider military conflict in the Middle Eas...
18:52, 06/20/2019

Trump calls Iran's shooting down of U.S. drone fly in ointment President Donald Trump on Thursday called Iran's shooting down of a U.S. military drone a new fly in the ointment and said it could have been a mistake....
18:52, 06/20/2019

President Trump Suggests Iran’s Shooting of Drone Was a ‘Mistake’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone but suggested it was an accident rather than a strategic error. Asked about a U.S. response, he said repeatedl...
21:39, 06/20/2019

| Trump warns Iran made 'big mistake' shooting down US drone President Donald Trump told Iran on Thursday it made a "big mistake" by shooting down a US spy drone, an incident bringing the two countries ever closer to open conflict in the world's busiest oil shipping lane....
11:39, 06/21/2019

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
23:39, 06/20/2019

Iran Calls Shooting Of Military Drone "Message To America", US Responds Iran shot down a U.S. naval surveillance drone near the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian and U.S. officials said Thursday, adding to weeks of tensions in the Persian Gulf region amid growing concerns of a......
17:52, 06/20/2019

Ex-airline CEO Bethune: Boeing woes will impact airline industry revenues Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune calls Boeing's issues a "disappointment" for airlines but says the company will get its groove back....
04:13, 06/28/2019

Iran airs video of drone shooting; Donald Trump warns Tehran The Iranian government on Friday disputed a claim that the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz -- a position that again brought a steely warning from U.S. President Donald Trump....
19:52, 07/19/2019

Wächtersbach: German town in fear after racist shooting On Monday, a young Eritrean man was shot and gravely wounded in a small German town. The racially-motivated shooting has left the residents of Wächtersbach living in fear. DW's Miodrag Soric reports....
23:26, 07/25/2019

Wächtersbach: German town lives in fear after racist shooting On Monday, a young Eritrean man was shot and gravely wounded in a small German town. The racially-motivated shooting has left the residents of Wächtersbach living in fear. DW's Miodrag Soric reports....
01:00, 07/26/2019

'Very big mistake': Trump responds to Iran shooting down U.S. drone President Trump tweeted that "Iran made a very big mistake" after the country's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone.        ...
22:52, 06/20/2019

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18:00, 07/29/2019

Lufthansa’s Superstar Pilot Goes from Hero to Zero Just two years ago, Carsten Spohr was named Germany’s manager of the year after delivering stellar returns. Now he’s just delivering profit warnings....
14:39, 06/17/2019

Lufthansa summer bookings looking good: CEO in NZZ Bookings for the summer months are looking good, the chief executive of Lufthansa told a newspaper, adding that the airline's performance would improve in coming quarters after a weak start to the year....
13:52, 06/04/2019

BA and Lufthansa cancel flights over terrorism fears British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment." The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a "heightened risk of ...
07:39, 07/22/2019

Germany's Lufthansa to bid for Thomas Cook's Condor Germany's largest airline Deutsche Lufthansa will make a non-binding offer for Thomas Cook's Condor with an option to acquire the remaining airlines of the British group, Lufthansa's CEO said on Tuesday....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Lufthansa considers holding structure: Handelsblatt German airline Lufthansa is considering adopting a corporate holding structure to simplify its operations, improve profitability and regain the support of investors, newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Monday....
09:39, 07/29/2019

Lufthansa pegs dividend payout ratio to net profit German carrier Lufthansa on Monday said it would start pegging its dividend payout ratio to net profit in the future, adding this would give the group, which issued a profit warning a week ago, more flexibility....
11:52, 06/24/2019

Lufthansa CEO sees no 'Greta Effect' on passenger numbers German airline Lufthansa expects passenger numbers to rise about 4% this year, its chief executive told a newspaper, playing down talk that public support for teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg might be curbing air travel....
10:52, 07/14/2019

| British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move....
11:00, 07/21/2019

Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo after safety suspension The German carrier had canceled its flights to the Egyptian capital over unspecified "safety concerns." But British Airways has refused to reinstate flights, citing a "heightened risk of terrorism against aviation."...
16:52, 07/21/2019

Germany's Lufthansa bids for Thomas Cook's Condor Lufthansa will make an offer for Thomas Cook's German airline Condor with an option to acquire the remaining airlines of the British travel group, Lufthansa's CEO said on Tuesday....
11:39, 05/07/2019

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fear being mistakenly attacked....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Lufthansa will hold its ground in short-haul price war: CEO German carrier Lufthansa will continue to fight for market share in the hotly contested market for short-haul flights, where it is determined to compete with budget airlines such as Ryanair , its chief executive said....
11:39, 08/20/2019

Serbian interior ministry says Lufthansa bomb threat was fake The Serbian interior ministry said a bomb threat which prompted the evacuation of a Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt on Thursday morning was fake....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo, British Airways stays away British Airways attributed its cancellations to what it called its constant review of security arrangements at all airports, calling them "a precaution to allow for further assessment."...
13:26, 07/22/2019

Lufthansa: Cabin crew union threatens strike in July The UFO cabin crew union says Lufthansa staff could walk off the job next month amid a pay dispute. A strike in the middle of summer will likely spell travel chaos for thousands of passengers planning to go on holiday....
14:52, 06/20/2019

Lufthansa announces turnaround plan for budget unit Eurowings German carrier Lufthansa announced a turnaround plan for Eurowings on Monday, saying its budget unit would in future focus on short-haul flights and seek a 15% cut in unit costs by 2022 in a bid to return to profit....
11:52, 06/24/2019

British Airways and Lufthansa Suspend Flights to Cairo for Unspecified Reasons (LONDON) — British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The ...
17:13, 07/21/2019

Lufthansa Plane Evacuated At Belgrade Airport After Bomb Threat Call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said....
16:13, 07/18/2019

British Airways, Lufthansa cancel flights to Cairo over security concerns British Airways has suspended flights to Cairo for seven days over what Britain's Foreign Office has called a "heightened risk of terrorism." Lufthansa has also temporarily canceled its flights to the Egyptian capital....
00:39, 07/21/2019

Lufthansa offers customers opportunity to buy climate-friendly plane fuel Lufthansa is launching a website that allows customers to buy climate-friendly plane fuel to compensate for the emissions caused by their flight.       ...
04:00, 08/20/2019

Serb hoping for date with flight attendant confesses to Lufthansa bomb threat A 65-year old Serbian man confessed in court on Saturday to calling in a false bomb threat to stop a Lufthansa flight attendant from leaving the country because he hoped she would go on a date with him....
15:26, 07/20/2019

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo over unspecified security concerns When asked for more details about why flights had been suspended and what security arrangements the airline was reviewing, a spokeswoman for British Airways responded: "We never discuss matters of security."...
01:52, 07/21/2019

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for a week, citing security concerns The airlines paused flights to the Egyptian capital amid tensions tensions over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the region.       ...
13:39, 07/22/2019

Lufthansa posts drop in second-quarter earnings on rising fuel costs and price wars German airline Lufthansa on Tuesday posted a decline in second-quarter earnings, hurt by price competition on short-haul routes in Germany and Austria as well as rising fuel costs....
13:39, 07/30/2019

British Airways and Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo citing unspecified reasons related to safety and security Associated Press British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The...
01:26, 07/22/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
23:26, 08/07/2019

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential conflict in the Middle East....
13:39, 06/14/2019

Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday night. The sultanate, on the eastern edge of the Ar...
05:39, 05/13/2019

Police say Oman-Dubai bus crashes, killing 17 in UAE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai say 17 people were killed when bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai police announced the death toll in tweets published early Friday. Police say the bus crashed into a sign on She...
04:52, 06/07/2019

Oman may mediate between Iran and UK over tanker crisis Oman wants to mediate between Iran and the UK to end their row over the seizure of each other’s tankers, Iranian state media said. India has been dragged into the fray with over 50 of its nationals detained on board....
05:26, 07/27/2019

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oman’s Foreign Ministry says it’s working to “ease ...
10:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: US Navy assisting 2 targeted tankers in Oman Sea DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 11:25 a.m. The U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is assisting two oil tankers targeted in the “reported a...
09:52, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Oman says it will open embassy in West Bank MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding a U.S.-hosted conference in Bahrain about Washington’s economic plan for the Palestinians (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The sultanate of Oman has announced it will open an embassy in ...
09:26, 06/26/2019

U.S. envoy slams Germany after reluctance on Hormuz mission The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, saying Europe's biggest economy must assume more global responsibility....
07:39, 08/01/2019

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
02:26, 07/25/2019

Oman Air plans Airbus talks unless Boeing provides 737 Max support plan Oman Air CEO Abdulaziz Al Raisi plans to hold talks with Airbus if Boeing does not provide a support and recovery plan for its grounded 737 MAX planes before June 17, a statement by the Omani company said on Friday....
15:26, 06/14/2019

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV News website said on Friday, citing a Foreign Ministry source....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship, previously evacuated for medical reasons from a ship off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
15:26, 07/20/2019

Oman says 3 arrested for allegedly setting deadly house fire Police in Oman say three people have been arrested over allegedly setting a deadly house fire in the sultanate that killed a mother and her two children....
15:26, 06/02/2019

6 Of Maharashtra Family, On Visit To Oman, Swept Away In Flash Floods Six members of a family from Maharashtra's Beed district have been swept away in flash floods in the Gulf nation of Oman where they had gone on a visit, Mumbai Police said Monday....
22:26, 05/20/2019

Hyderabad Woman Rescued From Oman After 5 Months, Thanks Sushma Swaraj A woman from Hyderabad who was trafficked to Oman on the pretext of a job was rescued after five months. Kulsum Banu thanked External Affairs Ministers Sushma Swaraj for her help in the matter....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
13:13, 07/26/2019

Germany needs clarity before joining Hormuz naval mission: Minister Germany will take a decision on whether to participate in a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz once it has more clarity about the design of such a mission, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said....
15:26, 07/26/2019

U.S. Navy again sails through Taiwan Strait, angering China The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway, angering China at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
11:39, 05/23/2019

U.S. Navy warships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China....
03:26, 04/29/2019

Two U.S. Navy warships sail through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China....
05:52, 04/29/2019

Africans may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar 4000 years ago Genetic analysis suggests ancient people from sub-Saharan Africa may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar into Spain 1300 years earlier than we thought...
18:13, 04/28/2019

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
07:13, 05/23/2019

Boat capsizes in Strait of Gibraltar; 9 of 12 migrants drown An activist group that operates a hotline for migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea said Friday that nine of the 12 people on a Spain-bound boat drowned after hotline workers notified authorities in both Morocco and Spain of a distress call....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize LONDON (AP) — An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country confronting its slave-owning past and a complex modern world. Jokha Alhart...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman....
16:52, 07/20/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
03:39, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Oman hires banks for dual-tranche dollar bond The government of Oman has hired banks ahead of a potential issue of U.S. dollar bonds, its first this year, as the junk-rated country seeks to cover its budgetary needs....
11:00, 07/24/2019

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
10:13, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Germany ready to take part in Hormuz naval mission: RND media group Germany is ready to take part in a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, media group RND reported, citing participants in a meeting of parliament's foreign relations committee....
15:26, 07/26/2019

US warship crosses through Taiwan Strait after China says US using 'power politics' The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China one day after Beijing said the United States is undermining global stability through “power politics.”...
15:00, 07/25/2019

China says Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China....
11:39, 06/27/2019

US warship sails through Taiwan strait amid China tensions Taiwan says the U.S. Navy is free to sail through its strait after a warship did so shortly after China issued warnings against foreign interference in its relationship with the island...
09:00, 07/25/2019

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in an apparent show of support for the government of the self-ruled island, which China claims as its own...
11:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. warship sails through Taiwan Strait, stirs tensions with China China expressed "deep concerns" on Thursday over a U.S. Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved toward independence....
12:13, 07/25/2019

US Warship Sails Through Taiwan Strait, Stirs Tensions With China China expressed "deep concerns" on Thursday over a US Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved toward independence....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories' West Bank: foreign ministry Oman said on Wednesday it is planning to open a new diplomatic mission in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and that a delegation from its foreign ministry will be going to Ramallah for that purpose....
12:26, 06/26/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
06:39, 05/22/2019

Oman hires banks for bond issue, deal could raise $2 billion – sources Oman has hired a group of international banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered for a planned bond issue which could go up to $2 billion in size, sources familiar with the matter said....
15:52, 05/20/2019

How to Get a Refund From an Airline Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got suddenly, inexplicably canceled. Your plane was delayed by another hour, every hour on the hour, leading t...
21:00, 07/15/2019

An Airline That Doesn’t Want You to Fly. That’s New KLM is urging people to take trains or do video calls where possible. This might just be marketing but it may also reflect the folly in aviation’s growth targets....
12:39, 07/04/2019

Exclusive: Britain wins early European support for Hormuz naval mission France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, proposed after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, three senior EU diplomats said on Tues...
23:52, 07/23/2019

How Much Do Planes Actually Get Cleaned in Between Flights? It’s usually best, in any situation where you end up with your finger touching your eye or grazing your lips, to not think of where it’s been. That goes double when taking any form of public transit, where your hands touch the places all the other ha...
20:52, 07/19/2019

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on planes The Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its cannabis policy over the weekend to allow passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, plus an FDA-approved marijuana based drug, on flights. All forms of marijuana were p...
03:00, 05/29/2019

It's About to Get Much More Difficult to Fly DJI Drones Into Planes Last year, when a Robinson R22 crashed outside of Charleston, South Carolina, the student pilot and instructor in the helicopter said they lost control of the aircraft as they tried to avoid a DJI Phantom quadcopter. The incident could have been one ...
00:39, 05/23/2019

Ohio shooting: Police have identified 24-year-old man as suspect who killed 9 in Dayton shooting A 24-year-old man has been identified as the shooter who killed nine people, including his 22-year-old sister, Megan Betts, in Dayton, Ohio.        ...
00:39, 08/05/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Two students killed in deadly campus shooting identified Ellis Parlier, 19, and Riley Howell, 21, were killed Tuesday in a shooting on the campus of UNC Charlotte Tuesday.        ...
23:52, 05/01/2019

Torres Strait Islanders take climate change complaint to the United Nations Morrison government accused of failing to take action to reduce emissions or pursue adaptation measuresA group of Torres Strait Islanders from low-lying islands off the northern coast of Australia will on Monday lodge a complaint with the United Nati...
21:00, 05/12/2019

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
11:26, 07/15/2019

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
06:39, 07/25/2019

US warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
12:52, 07/25/2019

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
16:39, 07/15/2019

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Should You Get an Airline Credit Card? With plenty of travel reward credit card options out there, you might be wondering if an airline-specific credit card is worth even considering. If you already have one, maybe the novelty wore off and it has taken a backseat to a new card that demand...
18:13, 07/17/2019

Everything You Can Do With Your Airline Miles Before They Expire The expiration dates for airline points and miles vary as much as the rules for earning them in the first place. Many last just 18 months from the time you earned those miles, some last as long as 10 years, and some don’t expire ever....
00:26, 07/17/2019

This is the fastest airline, according to new report Forbes released its list of the fastest and slowest domestic airlines from 2018 Department of Transportation Statistics.       ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Mitsubishi signs MOU for 15 Spacejet planes Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp said on Wednesday it had signed a preliminary deal to sell 15 newly redesigned Spacejet M100 aircraft to a North American airline....
11:26, 06/19/2019

Electric planes herald new era for aviation Airlines ordered tens of billions of dollars worth of new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Air Show this week. But there was also huge interest in the planes of tomorrow....
18:13, 06/21/2019

Boeing CEO: Still no timetable for return of 737 Max planes Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said there is still no clear schedule for when the company's 737 Max planes will be cleared to fly again and acknowledged communications about the plane with regulators and the airlines were "unacceptable."...
22:13, 06/16/2019

In the Game of Planes, You Lose or You Become Less Low-Cost Those mourning the end of “Game of Thrones” can always watch the cutthroat world of European airlines. Despite a decline in net profit for the fiscal year, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary defended his plan to keep aggressively expanding....
16:52, 05/20/2019

Some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts: FAA The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday some Boeing Co 737 MAX and NG planes may have parts that were improperly manufactured and that it will require their replacement, the latest issue to hit the world's largest plane maker....
23:26, 06/02/2019

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
21:13, 08/14/2019

FAA says some Boeing 737 MAX planes were improperly manufactured The FAA said up to 148 leading edge slat tracks manufactured by a Boeing sub-tier supplier are affected and cover 133 NG and 179 MAX aircraft worldwide....
03:39, 06/03/2019

Some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts -U.S. FAA The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday some Boeing Co 737 MAX and NG planes may have parts that were improperly manufactured and that it will require their replacement, the latest issue to hit the plane manufacturer....
00:26, 06/03/2019

Planes fly over Washington during Trump speech U.S. military warplanes and presidential aircraft conducted flyovers as planned during President Donald Trump's speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, capped by the Navy Blue Angels aerobatics team. (July 5)       ...
16:26, 07/05/2019

How to Get an Airline to Match Your Elite Status From Another I flew 7,000 miles on Alaska Airlines last year, but I currently hold the airlines top-tier of status “Gold 75k” an accolade reserved for passengers that have flown 75,000 miles or more on the airline over the course of the previous year. It’s a desi...
02:52, 07/21/2019

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
23:39, 07/31/2019

Ask the Captain: Why would an airline fly a plane with just one passenger? While it may seem silly to fly a nearly-empty plane, airlines do it anyway because the flight needs to be somewhere the next day or to move cargo.       ...
21:13, 08/14/2019

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less The Netherlands’ national airline urges people to ‘fly responsibly’ and to invest in its carbon-offsetting schemeDutch airline KLM has launched a campaign asking people to fly less. The video and open letter from CEO Pieter Elbers asks: “Do you alway...
00:39, 07/12/2019

The coolest first class airline perks Ready to experience some major first class envy? These luxurious air travel perks will cost you a pretty penny, but they're super fun to dream about.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

5 ways Southwest is not your ordinary airline No assigned seats? Here are some of the biggest things that set Southwest Airlines apart from other carriers.        ...
18:00, 06/03/2019

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The world's best airlines for 2019 have been revealed in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. Which airline takes the top spot? Hint: It's based in the Middle East and is no stranger to the No. 1 slot....
20:13, 06/18/2019

The best airline rewards programs, per U.S. News Here's a look at which airline rewards programs offer the best of the best benefits, according to U.S. News & World Report.       ...
08:39, 08/06/2019

Airline Passengers Do The Strangest Things What's the strangest thing you've seen a passenger do on a plane? If you said, "Change into pajamas midflight," then maybe you were on my red-eye from Orlando to Frankfurt, Germany, during which a......
06:26, 08/02/2019

14 secrets to get the best airline ticket price possible Landing the best price on a plane ticket can be tricky. Here's how to cut a chunk off of your airline payments.       ...
04:00, 07/19/2019

To Travel the World at 90% Off, Join an Airline Most airlines let their employees fly standby free of charge and their competitors’ staffers for close to free. It would be like Ford giving free cars to all employees and 90%-off discounts to General Motors laborers....
01:39, 07/25/2019

Airline Apologizes After Tweeting About Which Seats You're Least Likely to Die In If pushing out fast facts about aircraft is your airline’s best play at engagement on Twitter, including crash data is probably not the best approach, as Dutch airline KLM has evidently just realized.Read more......
05:39, 07/20/2019

Is it worth it to fly an ultra-low-cost airline? It's a seven-hour flight across the Atlantic at a bargain price: Low-cost airline Norwegian will jet you from New York to Madrid for $154 one way, taxes included. And the fare isn't a travel anomaly -- the likes of American Airlines and Lufthansa are...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Turn On Your Airline's Push Notifications I live in constant fear of missing flights. I’ll arrive hours early, with a carry-on bag, neck pillow and boarding pass in hand, only to break into a cold sweat if I see a long security line....
23:52, 04/29/2019

What's Your Favorite Airline Credit Card? The experience of flying seems to get measurably worse every year. First, they came for our free meals. Then our free checked bags. Now they expect us to pay extra if we want to sit next to our travel companions, or even bring on a carry-on....
01:52, 08/13/2019

Mother of the El Paso shooting suspect reportedly called police weeks before shooting concerned that her son owned an 'AK' type firearm Associated Press/John Locher The mother of the accused El Paso shooter called Texas police weeks before the shooting after she was worried that her son owned an "AK" type firearm, CNN reported. Despite having flagged the issue to authorities, police...
07:52, 08/09/2019

2 small planes collide in air near Florida airpark GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two small planes have collided while flying near a Florida airpark. A Federal Aviation Administration statement says the collision happened shortly before noon Wednesday while the planes were flying nea...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Boeing completes software update on 737 Max planes Jets have been grounded since March after being involved in two fatal crashesBoeing has completed a software update for its 737 Max jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes.The planemaker said...
10:52, 05/17/2019

Could electric planes be the answer to a greener future? The battle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is gaining momentum – with pressure on businesses to play their part coming from both shareholders and customers alike....
21:52, 06/18/2019

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
14:52, 06/14/2019

China wants to make the fastest planes ever with a new material Researchers in China may have created an ultra heat-resistant material for making hypersonic planes — aircraft that fly at over five times the speed of sound...
20:13, 05/16/2019

How US sub-hunting planes track Chinese submarines The increasingly global reach of Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, armed with JL-2 weapons reportedly able to hit parts of the US, continues to inspire an ongoing Navy effort to accelerate production of attack submarines, prepare lo...
23:52, 08/08/2019

Here's how airlines are compensating the loss of Boeing 737 Max planes With Boeing's 737 Max grounded, airlines around the world are scrambling to meet the growing demand for air travel. Their answer is something called 'wet leases.' CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
20:39, 08/09/2019

KLM in preliminary deal for 15 Embraer E195-E2 planes Brazilian planemaker Embraer landed the first major European customer for its newly certified E195-E2 passenger jet on Wednesday as Dutch KLM signed a letter of intent for 15 of the upgraded aircraft and options for another 20....
21:39, 06/19/2019

EasyJet, KLM investigating after planes smack into each other in Amsterdam Two planes smacked into each other in at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and now KLM and EasyJet are investigating the same question: What happened?       ...
23:26, 07/09/2019

6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coast ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. military officials say four Russian bombers and two fighter jets were intercepted off Alaska’s western coast by U.S. aircraft but had not entered U.S. or Canadian air space. The North American Aerospace Defense Com...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Legroom on Planes Has Been Shrinking for Years. It’s About to Get Much, Much Worse Air travel is becoming a test of physical endurance. Seats have shrunk, legroom has vanished — and the airlines aren’t done with you yet. Cebu Air, the Philippines’ biggest budget carrier, last month said it was moving kitchens and ...
14:39, 07/26/2019

It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought Aeroplane contrails have a larger warming effect than all the CO2 emitted by planes that has accumulated in the atmosphere since the first ever flight...
17:52, 06/27/2019

Why are jet fighters scrambled to escort planes in an emergency? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhen an airliner with a suspected bomb on board (or in some other emergency) is escorted to its ...
19:00, 07/02/2019

5 dead after two planes collide in flight in Alaska Five people are dead after two float planes collided in flight Monday afternoon near Ketchikan, Alaska, according to a news release from Princess Cruises....
20:52, 05/14/2019

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the ag...
00:39, 06/03/2019

David Squires on … planes, trains and autocracies Our cartoonist looks ahead to this week’s European football finals in Baku and Madrid, while looking back at the play-offsYou can now buy your very own print of this stripTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
19:13, 05/28/2019

A boy stole two planes for a joyride. Pilots now want to teach him how to fly The boy trespassed a small airport in Huzhou, a city in eastern China, piloting and crashing a seaplane onto a guard rail and driving another one.        ...
20:26, 07/22/2019

FedEx Slashes Prices to Fill Its Planes FedEx is offering big discounts to woo online merchants to its air network as it seeks to refashion a delivery system ill-equipped for the rise of e-commerce....
03:26, 06/24/2019

Aviation Regulators Free Up Mahindra's GA8 Planes To Fly Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) said the precautionary suspension was triggered by initial information that the plane had broken up in flight....
10:39, 07/27/2019

El Paso shooting: Father of teen killed in Parkland Florida shooting creates mural in Texan city where 20 died in massacre A father whose teenage son was killed in the Parkland school shooting in Florida has created a mural in El Paso, where 20 people were killed in a mass gun attack....
13:00, 08/05/2019

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
11:39, 07/31/2019

"Hey Batman": Passengers Of US Airline Get An In-Flight Surprise Few things come without an extra fee on Spirit Airlines, but some passengers got a free shot of adrenaline earlier this week when a winged creature flew up and down the cabin....
07:13, 08/03/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth day on Tuesday due to a pilot strike at the Scandinavian airline....
12:52, 04/30/2019

Boeing 737 Max won't fly again before August, says airline trade body Plane grounded after two crashes likely to remain grounded into peak seasonThe Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not return to the skies before August, according to the head of aviation’s main trade body.The 737 Max was grounded by regulators in the wake ...
19:52, 05/29/2019

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
19:26, 06/04/2019

Airline group advocates more training for Boeing 737 Max MONTREAL (AP) — A trade group representing hundreds of airlines pushed again for additional training on Boeing’s 737 Max plane and for a coordinated effort to ensure the safe return of the aircraft after two deadly crashes. If additional traini...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Southwest, JetBlue top J.D. Power airline rankings The annual J.D. Power North America AIrline Satisfaction Study asks travelers to rank airlines in seven key categories, from check in to baggage.        ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Jet Airways Shares End 7% Lower, Down Over 46% Since Grounding Of Airline Jet Airways share price today: The now-grounded Jet Airways said on Tuesday that its deputy CEO and chief financial officer Amit Agarwal has resigned. The Jet Airways share price was on course to......
18:13, 05/14/2019

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday....
14:26, 05/29/2019

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Airline Credit Cards The big takeaway from this week’s Co-Op is that the best airline credit card for you will depend largely on the airport you fly out of most. Live in Houston? You’ll probably want to start your search with a United or Southwest card. Atlanta? Go for a...
03:13, 08/16/2019

Copa Airlines has 'full confidence' in Boeing 737 MAX planes -CEO Panama's Copa Airlines said on Thursday it has "full confidence" in its Boeing 737 MAX planes, which have been grounded worldwide since March after two fatal crashes....
19:52, 05/09/2019

New Zealand military to buy 5 Lockheed Super Hercules planes WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s military says it will buy five new Super Hercules planes to replace its aging Hercules fleet. Defense Minister Ron Mark said Tuesday the estimated cost of the Lockheed Martin aircraft was more than 1...
05:39, 06/11/2019

No Funds To Replace Engines, Air India Grounds 20 Planes Air India has been forced to ground as many as 20 of its aircraft from a fleet of 127 due to lack of funds to replace their engines, a senior official has said....
18:52, 05/01/2019

It's still a 'two-horse race' for Project Sunrise planes: Qantas Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, says ultra-long haul trial flights from New York or London to Sydney will help the company to test out fatigue risk management and develop the case for Project Sunrise....
11:00, 08/22/2019

Ask the Captain: Is there a speed limit for planes taxiing on the ground? Some airports have speed limits but more often airplanes will have a limitation in the flight manual for maximum taxi speeds.        ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Trump reportedly cancels attack on Iran as US planes were in the air BACK FROM THE BRINK: Last night all signs pointed to an imminent U.S. military response to Iran’s shootdown of an unmanned American spy plane Thursday morning. While President Trump was cagey with reporters yesterday, suggesting that perhaps “somebod...
17:13, 06/21/2019

Russia says it intercepted U.S., Swedish reconnaissance planes over Baltic Sea A Russian fighter plane intercepted U.S. and Swedish reconnaissance planes over the Baltic Sea near the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry said....
20:13, 06/12/2019

Mother, newlyweds among 6 killed after Alaska planes crash ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family’s savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vivacious personality and a heart of gold were...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Copa Airlines has 'full confidence' in Boeing 737 MAX planes: CEO Panama's Copa Airlines said on Thursday it has "full confidence" in its Boeing 737 MAX planes, which have been grounded worldwide since March after two fatal crashes....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Two missing in Alaskan waters after tour planes crash Rescue teams were searching the waters of southeast Alaska for two passengers missing after a pair of sightseeing planes crashed in midair, killing at least four people, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Tuesday....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Boeing setback after Saudis scrap $5.9bn order for 737 MAX planes US plane maker Boeing has suffered a fresh setback after a Saudi budget airline chose not to go through with a $5.9bn (£4.7bn) order for 30 of its 737 MAX aircraft....
16:39, 07/07/2019

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
14:52, 05/24/2019

Mitsubishi Aircraft unveils new planes for regional markets Japan's Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp on Thursday unveiled the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft, as the jet maker steps up its focus on the commercial regional air travel market....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Alaska: three dead after two sightseeing planes collide midair Three others still missing after small airplanes carrying cruise ship tourists crash in Alaska’s southeastThree people were killed after two sightseeing airplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided in midair Monday near a southeast Alaska town, t...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump 'cancelled Iran strikes with planes in the air' Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as Democratic leaders warn the US could ‘bumble into a war’ with IranDonald Trump reportedly gave initial approval for the US military to launch strikes on Iran in retaliation for Tehran shoo...
13:26, 06/21/2019

12 Pilots Grounded In Six Different Cases Of Planes Overshooting Runways Aviation regulator DGCA has grounded 12 pilots and served show-cause notices to them after the six recent cases of aircraft veering off runway or taxiway, a senior official said on Thursday....
11:13, 07/04/2019

Airbus Backs Upgrades to Planes Despite Boeing's 737 MAX Troubles Airbus supported upgrading older-model planes for efficiency—instead of always pursuing brand-new designs—after the two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX planes raised questions about whether legacy planes can evolve safely....
14:39, 05/21/2019

DHS issues hacking security alert for small planes The DHS issued an alert for small planes. Modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft.       ...
02:26, 07/31/2019

| Algeria orders military planes to fly fans to Egypt Algeria's hopes of winning their first Africa Cup of Nations for 29 years will be boosted by the arrival of fans on board military planes should they reach the final....
17:39, 07/13/2019

Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with planes in 2 fatal crashes The CEO of Boeing says the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane....
02:52, 06/17/2019

Boeing has so many grounded 737 Max planes they're taking over the employee parking lot That's the problem Boeing employees at the company's Renton, Wa. factory are dealing with. Aerial footage from Seattle's King 5 news shows striking images of the planes cozying up to Priuses and SUV as Boeing works to get them back in ...
18:26, 06/26/2019

Further safety issue found in grounded Boeing 737 Max planes Airlines told to check aircraft as affected components may be at risk of premature failureSafety regulators in the US have identified a further problem in Boeing’s grounded 737 Max model and the generation of planes that preceded it.The Federal Aviat...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Australia Grounds Mahindra's GA8 Planes After Swedish Crash The GA8 single-engine aircraft, built in Australia by GippsAero, is typically used for skydiving, tourism, air patrols, medical evacuations and humanitarian missions in remote locations, according to......
08:00, 07/22/2019

Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes The CEO of Boeing says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane...
19:13, 06/16/2019

Two Southwest planes collide while preparing for departure in Nashville A battle of the winglets left two Southwest Airlines planes full of passengers out of commission in Nashville. “Welcome to Crashville,” passenger Eric Borden tweeted Saturday night from one of the two clipped airliners. “Got stuck waiting on a plane ...
18:52, 07/22/2019

KLM signs preliminary deal for 15 Embraer E195-E2 planes Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Wednesday that Dutch airline KLM had signed a letter of intent to buy 15 of its E195-E2 planes and taken out options to potentially buy another 20....
17:39, 06/19/2019

Colombia could spend $1 billion on new air force planes: sources Colombia is examining proposals from the United States, Spain and Sweden as it look to replace its aging military aircraft, the South American country's air force said on Tuesday....
23:52, 07/23/2019

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 billion South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
02:39, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the ag...
00:26, 06/03/2019

UK jets in Estonia scrambled to intercept Russian planes LONDON (AP) — Britain’s defense ministry says Royal Air Force jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in a single day to intercept Russian aircraft. The ministry said Wednesday that the missions brought the number of incidents involv...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Israel says GPS mysteriously disrupted in its airspace but planes secure Israel is experiencing unexplained GPS disruptions in its airspace but measures are in place to allow safe landings and takeoffs at its main international airport, the government said on Wednesday....
15:00, 06/26/2019

2 Britons Killed After Light Planes Collide Mid-Air In France Two British light aircraft collided mid-air after taking off from an airstrip in the southern French Alps on Wednesday, killing two fliers while a third survived the accident, local authorities said....
14:13, 07/24/2019

Sleeping pills and planes: Embarrassing tales from 35,000 feet Flight attendants call their pill-popping passengers "Ambien zombies," who are unaware of the embarrassing things they do. Hear tales from the sometimes unfortunate mix of sleeping pills and planes....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Icelandair stops Tampa service over grounded 737 Max planes TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Icelandair has pulled out of Tampa International Airport because the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets has left it short of planes. The airline told the Tampa Bay Times on Monday that it was immediately halting flights from Flor...
15:26, 06/18/2019

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more premium seats aboard their planes....
16:13, 08/18/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers entered its third day on Sunday....
02:13, 04/29/2019

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes. It’s t...
22:26, 07/08/2019

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Passengers could face extra charge to pay for airline failures Airlines should add a levy of "less than 50p" per ticket to pay for the repatriation of passengers when carriers go bust, according to a government-commissioned review....
21:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta - airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Chinese airline’s weirdly dark travel ad goes viral In its latest campaign, titled #WhatTravelBringsYou, the unorthodox ad focuses on the bad or unwanted things you can bring back from vacation -- such as weight gain, broken bones, a curse or an unwanted pregnancy....
20:39, 07/16/2019

Brazil airline Azul's Q1 profit drops to $35 million Brazilian airline Azul SA on Thursday posted net income of 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million) for the first quarter, a 20 percent decrease compared with the same period a year earlier....
14:13, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it will decrease ground handling charges for airlines and slash aviation fuel and embarkation taxes to help the country’s vital tourism industry recover after the Easter attacks that killed...
15:00, 07/09/2019

This is how Google Flights will guarantee cheapest airline prices Book a flight now, and Google Flights’ says they’ll make sure you get the best price. Buzz60’s Elitsa Bizios reports.       ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Trump to meet with airline CEOs on Qatar flights U.S. President Donald Trump planned to meet on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines and Qatar Airways to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the industry's IT problems is hard to calculate....
08:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. airline group says it had a 'productive meeting' with Trump on Qatar A U.S. airline industry group said it had a "productive" meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who "shares our concerns" about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Virginia airline founder charged with fraud, tax evasion NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The leader of an ill-fated effort to revive the People Express airline has been indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges. The Daily Press reports Michael D. Morisi was arrested Tuesday, accused of defrauding creditors of nea...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Recent airline crashes run against trend toward safer flying After a long trend toward greater safety in air travel, there has been an uptick in airline accidents and deaths in 2018 and 2019. Many aviation experts regard that recent increase as a statistical blip, however. They note that accidents and deaths r...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
08:52, 05/07/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX 'imminent': CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
02:13, 04/29/2019

Airline pilot charged with killing 3 in Kentucky in 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A pilot for an American Airlines subsidiary was arrested Saturday in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in Kentucky, the state attorney general announced. Christian R. Martin was arrested Saturday at the Louisville airpor...
23:52, 05/11/2019

Why You Shouldn't Book a 'Hidden-City' Airline Ticket In February, German airline Lufthansa sued a passenger for intentionally missing one leg of his flight, taking advantage of a much-whispered-about “hidden-city” loophole....
16:52, 08/02/2019

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
17:26, 05/29/2019

For cheaper flights, book your own airline transfers. Here's how to do it You could save a lot of money by booking your own connecting flights. But there are risks. Here's how to decide if self-connecting is for you.       ...
00:26, 07/31/2019

Dutch Airline KLM Under Fire For Breastfeeding Cover-Up Rule Dutch airline KLM faced criticism Wednesday for policies that "shame women's bodies" after a breastfeeding mother said she was told to cover up in case other passengers were offended....
22:52, 07/17/2019

This major airline is expanding its face recognition technology While we all love technology, I’m not sure we thought we’d see the day where airports are scanning our faces to verify our identities. B        ...
16:13, 04/30/2019

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
17:13, 07/18/2019

IndiGo Co-Founder Has No Plans Of Taking Control Of Airline: CEO IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir have been rushing to fill the vacuum left by the collapse of Jet Airways, once India's largest carrier, and gain control of its valuable slots....
06:39, 05/20/2019

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US p...
05:00, 07/05/2019

Airline SAS strikes more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
03:39, 05/02/2019

The airline industry finally moves fares to the cloud For more than half a century, one airline-owned business has handled fare data for the whole industry. Now, ATPCO is taking its operations to the cloud, giving the industry a runway for innovation....
14:26, 07/29/2019

‘The plane is too heavy’ – and readers' other budget airline disasters After a passenger boarded an easyJet plane that had a row of backless seats, readers reveal tales of low-cost flying nightmaresBooking a cheap flight can seem a good idea. But reality brings surprises. Such as one easyJet customer’s tweet claiming to...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Global airline industry cuts profit forecast by more than a fifth Passenger numbers are up but US–China trade dispute poses major threat, says IataThe global airline industry is expected to record its lowest profits in five years as fuel costs rise and world trade weakens.The International Air Transport Association...
20:00, 06/02/2019

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a letter of intent for 200 of the single-aisle plan...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria's Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2001....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Airline group predicts another record for summer travel The airline industry’s U.S. trade group is predicting another record for summer travel. Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 257.4 million people will fly on U.S. carriers between June 1 and Aug. 31. That’s a 3.4% increase over last...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former Airline CEO Thinks He Can Fix It. Onetime Delta boss Richard Anderson has nearly eliminated the railroad’s operating losses, but some train fanatics are fuming about the changes. Among his challenges: congressmen whose rural states and districts are traversed by long-haul trains....
14:26, 07/07/2019

US airline JetBlue in discussion with Airbus on A321XLR plane JetBlue Airways Corp is in discussions with Airbus SE about the European planemaker's plans for a longer-range version of its A321neo family as it prepares to jump into the transatlantic market, Chief Executive Robin Hayes said on Monday....
12:13, 06/03/2019

U.S. airline JetBlue in discussion with Airbus on A321XLR plane JetBlue Airways Corp is in discussions with Airbus SE about the European planemaker's plans for a longer-range version of its A321neo family as it prepares to jump into the transatlantic market, Chief Executive Robin Hayes said on Monday....
12:13, 06/03/2019

Elon Musk thinks electric planes will be more practical in 5 years For as easy as it is to poke fun at Elon Musk’s online shenanigans, there’s no denying that he was able to revolutionize the auto industry in a relatively short period of time. Thanks to the initial success of the Model S, Tesla was able to prove tha...
19:00, 07/02/2019

The radio-navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked Enlarge / A plane in the researchers' demonstration attack as spoofed ILS signals induce a pilot to land to the right of the runway. (credit: Sathaye et al.) Just about every aircraft that has flown over the past 50 years—whether a single-engine Ce...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Supersonic jets must be no noisier than existing planes - airports group A new generation of U.S.-produced commercial supersonic jets must be no louder than existing planes or risk exacerbating existing complaints over noise from air traffic, Angela Gittens, director of Airports Council International (ACI) said....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Elon Musk believes electric planes will become more practical in about 5 years For as easy as it is to poke fun at Elon Musk’s online shenanigans, there’s no denying that he was able to revolutionize the auto industry in a relatively short period of time. Thanks to the initial success of the Model S, Tesla was able ...
03:26, 07/02/2019

Supersonic jets must be no noisier than existing planes: airports group A new generation of U.S.-produced commercial supersonic jets must be no louder than existing planes or risk exacerbating existing complaints over noise from air traffic, Angela Gittens, director of Airports Council International (ACI) said....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Turkey's S-400s to be loaded on planes Sunday in Russia: Haberturk The first of the Russian S-400 defense systems that Ankara has purchased will be loaded on to cargo planes on Sunday and arrive in Turkey some time next week, privately-held broadcaster Haberturk reported....
10:39, 07/05/2019

United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.       ...
01:52, 07/14/2019

Alaska Plane Crash: Five dead after sightseeing planes collide in mid-air At least five people are dead, one missing and 10 others injured after two planes carrying cruise passengers collided mid-air over Southeastern Alaska....
11:13, 05/14/2019

Alaska Plane Crash: Four dead after sightseeing planes collide mid-air At least four people are dead, two missing and 10 others injured after two planes carrying cruise passengers collided mid-air over Southeastern Alaska....
08:13, 05/14/2019

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger planes after two deadly crashes....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Planes, buses move migrants from crowded border shelters EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. authorities are using aircraft to move migrants to less-crowded areas for processing, while others have been bused as far north as Colorado to alleviate the strain on overwhelmed shelters along the border in Texas and New M...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Sleeping on planes: 13 tips for getting 40 winks on your next long-haul flight Terrible at sleeping on planes? Choosing the right seat, neck pillow and travel attire can all help you sack out on your next long-haul flight.       ...
21:52, 07/05/2019

The Latest: Air Force moves planes ahead of Oklahoma storms OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A U.S. Air Force base in Oklahoma has moved aircraft to other military installations and is recommending staff don’t come to...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Two SpiceJet Boeing Planes From Mumbai, Bengaluru Suffer Mid-Air Glitches Two of the SpiceJet's Boeing passenger planes- one from Mumbai and other from Bengaluru- suffered mid-air technical glitches, forcing their pilots to terminate journeys with one flight landing back in......
12:52, 05/11/2019

Two planes collide on runway at Amsterdam airport causing delays EasyJet service to London and KLM flight to Madrid collided while reversing from gatesTwo planes have collided on the runway at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, causing hours of delay for hundreds of passengers.An easyJet Airbus A320 bound for London an...
15:39, 07/09/2019

Royal Air Force jets scramble to intercept Russian planes Royal Air Force jets in Estonia took to the sky to intercept Russian military aircraft for the second time in one day, the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense said....
20:26, 06/26/2019

Boeing admits it knew of flaw in 737 MAX planes before fatal crash Boeing acknowledged on Sunday they were aware a safety alert on their 737 MAX planes was not working correctly — but did not disclose the information until a plane crashed after the sensor malfunctioned. The airplane manufacturer said that the defect...
06:26, 05/06/2019

Pilot shortages, unsold planes weigh on ATR deliveries: sources Franco-Italian turboprop maker ATR is tackling a slump in deliveries resulting from a combination of industrial delays, unsold aircraft and pilot shortages, industry sources said....
13:39, 06/13/2019

CORRECTED-Tanzania to buy new Airbus, De Havilland planes for national carrier Tanzania's government will buy two new Airbus jets and one plane from De Havilland Canada as part of a fleet expansion plan for the national flag carrier, the president said on Thursday....
12:52, 07/20/2019

US airlines are bumping more travelers as Boeing 737 Max planes stay grounded U.S. airlines in the first three months of the year bumped travelers at the highest rate since the fall of 2017 amid the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Embraer, WEG team up to build electric motor for planes: statement Brazilian electric engineering company WEG SA said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Brazil's planemaker Embraer SA to develop new technology for electrical propulsion systems for aircraft....
20:52, 05/29/2019

Embraer, WEG team up to build electric motor for planes -statement Brazilian electric engineering company WEG SA said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Brazil's planemaker Embraer SA to develop new technology for electrical propulsion systems for aircraft....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Two Southwest planes collide on tarmac in Nashville while leaving the gate A pair of Southwest flights heading to St. Louis and Atlanta collided Saturday on the tarmac in Nashville. Travelers were transferred to new planes.       ...
18:13, 07/21/2019

Teenager Steals Planes For Joyride, Offered Flying Lessons A Chinese teenager broke into an airport and took two planes for a late-night joyride. He has now been handed a hefty fine, along with an opportunity to learn how to fly....
05:52, 07/23/2019