Budget airline Tigerair Taiwan to add 15 planes in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The island’s only budget airline, Tigerair Taiwan, will buy seven Airbus A320neo jets and lease eight more, with delivery scheduled to start in 2021, reports said Sa...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 31, the 212th day of 2019. There are 153 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 31...

Report of odor in cabin diverts London-bound plane to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — American Airlines say a report of a possible odor in the cabin has diverted a London-bound flight to Boston. A statement from the airline says the Airbus A330-300 with ...

Taoyuan mayor grants honorary citizenship to outgoing Dir. of French Office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday (July 24), Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) awarded the outgoing director of the French Office in Taipei with a certificate of honorary citizenship. Mayo...

Serbia police detain man over Lufthansa bomb scare

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have arrested a man over a bomb scare that forced the evacuation of a Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt and caused a long delay. Police sa...

French prosecutors want Air France tried for 2009 Rio crash

PARIS (AP) — A judicial official says French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard. ...

Indian airline technician crushed by landing gear flaps

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian airline says a technician was killed when the flaps covering an aircraft's main landing gear accidentally closed on him during maintenance work. SpiceJet s...

Boeing deliveries of 737 tumble in 2nd quarter

CHICAGO (AP) — Deliveries of Boeing's 737 aircraft tumbled in the second quarter, as the company continues to deal with repercussions following two deadly crashes. Boeing said Tuesda...

Saudi carrier cancels troubled Boeing 737 order for Airbus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi budget carrier says it 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 ar...

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its faltering 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening te...

Orlando airport doused in fuel during emergency landing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating after a Norwegian Air jet spewed a large amount of fuel across parts of Orlando International Airport during an emergency landing. ...

US mulls tariffs on additional $4 billion of EU goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is considering tariffs on an additional $4 billion of goods from the European Union over what it considers to be illegal aircraft subsidies. Whether it doe...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2019. There are 188 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 26...

Bombardier sells regional jet program to Mitsubishi

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadian aerospace company Bombardier has announced the sale of its regional jet program to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd for $550 million. The company is s...

Under pressure, plane industry vows cleaner flight _ someday

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Battery-powered planes, solar planes, hydrogen planes — jet makers are working on myriad ways to make flying less damaging to the planet. Yet clean flying on a mass scale rem...