Kansas says it's better prepared now for aviation layoffs

Kansas Labor Secretary Delia Garcia said Thursday that the state is better prepared to respond to layoffs stemming from the grounding of the troubled Boeing 737 Max than it was during the Great Recess...

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___ Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, a Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade pact that rewrit...

Southwest joins rivals in again delaying Boeing jet's return

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday it has taken the grounded Boeing 737 Max out of its schedule until early June and is dropping more than 8% of its planned flights as a result. ...

American Airlines sees more delay in return of Boeing Max

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said Tuesday it is removing the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule for two more months and canceling nearly 20,000 flights through early June, an acknowledgmen...

U.S. experts concerned about Iran's handling of crash probe

U.S. and Canadian accident investigators are uncertain how much access they will get to evidence that could prove whether Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, and there were fears Friday that the...

Ukrainian airplane crashes near Iran's capital, killing 176

SHAHEDSHAHR, Iran (AP) — A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran's main airport, killing all onboard, Iranian state TV and officials i...

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___ Lebanon receives Interpol notice for ex-Nissan fugitive BEIRUT (AP) — Interpol has issued a wanted notice for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who jumped ba...

American Airlines vows to share Boeing proceeds with workers

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said Thursday it is negotiating with Boeing Co. over compensation for the airline's grounded planes and will share some of the proceeds with its employees. ...

Report: Global air crash deaths fall more than half in 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The number of deaths in major air crashes around the globe fell by more than half in 2019, according to a report by an aviation consulting firm. The To70 co...

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and a new leader who won the Nobel P...

Turkish Airlines says Boeing agrees to compensation over Max

Turkish Airlines said Tuesday that it has reached a partial agreement with Boeing over compensation for damages caused by the grounding of the airline’s Boeing 737 Max jets. The airl...

Boeing 737 Max-Timeline

Boeing's 737 Max is a more fuel-efficient update of the company's popular 737, the best-selling airliner ever. A timeline of important events involving the Max: August 2011: Boeing a...

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___ US economic growth and consumer spending show resilience WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy, which only recently was flashing warning signs of a worrisome slowd...

Impeachment of Trump voted top 2019 news story in AP poll

NEW YORK (AP) — The drive by the Democratic-led House of Representatives to impeach President Donald Trump was the top news story of 2019, according to The Associated Press' annual poll. ...

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___ Fed leaves low rates alone and foresees no moves in 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates alone follows three rate cuts ...