US shows support for airline venture between Delta, WestJet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Department said Friday it has tentatively approved plans by Delta Air Lines and Canada's WestJet to work together in scheduling and setting prices for flights betw...

Plan to retrieve Titanic radio spurs debate on human remains

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — People have been diving to the Titanic's wreck for 35 years. No one has found human remains, according to the company that owns the salvage rights. But the compa...

Ryanair blames European 'mismanagement' for winter cuts

LONDON (AP) — Ryanair became the latest European airline to announce big reductions in its winter schedule after coronavirus-related travel restrictions were reimposed across the continent. ...

No party planned for Berlin's new, much-delayed airport

BERLIN (AP) — The opening of Berlin's new airport on Oct. 31 will happen without fanfare, operators say, a nod to the long delays and massive cost overrun since construction started in 2006. ...

Virus pandemic reshaping air travel as carriers struggle

In a bid to survive, airlines are desperately trying to convince a wary public that measures like mandatory face masks and hospital-grade air filters make sitting in a plane safer than many other indo...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, July 25, the 207th day of 2020. There are 159 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2...

Air France, United Airlines to run limited flights to India

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's civil aviation authority has signed agreements with Air France and United Airlines to operate a limited number of flights to India in an interim arrangement during the coronav...

Virus-hammered Air France announces 7,500 job cuts

Air France and regional subsidiary Hop announced 7,500 job cuts Friday (July 3) after the virus pandemic grounded most flights and darkened prospects for future air travel. Activists from multiple ...

The Latest: South Africa reports record daily infections

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa has announced another record daily number of confirmed coronavirus cases with 9,064, as Africa’s most developed country shows signs of strain in coping with the pandemic. ...

Virus-hammered Air France discussing thousands of job cuts

PARIS (AP) — Air France is meeting with personnel representatives Friday to discuss thousands of job cuts after the virus pandemic grounded most flights and darkened prospects for future air travel. ...

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Today in History Today is Friday, July 3, the 185th day of 2020. There are 181 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 3, ...

Airbus shedding 15,000 jobs, mostly in Europe

PARIS (AP) — Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, European aircraft manufacturer Airbus said Tuesday that it must eliminate 15,000 jobs, mostly in Europe, to safeguard its future and warned of more t...

Dutch minister throws carrier KLM 3.4 billion euro lifeline

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government announced Friday that it will throw national carrier KLM a 3.4 billion-euro ($3.81 billion) lifeline to help the airline survive the aviation slump c...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 3, the 155th day of 2020. There are 211 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 3, ...

Airlines suffering, Turkish currency hits all-time low

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to national and global response, the work place and the sp...