3 US firefighters who died in Australia crash identified

SYDNEY (AP) — The three American firefighters who were killed when the aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in Australia have been identified by their employer. ...

Some commercial airlines reroute flights amid Mideast risks

NEW DELHI (AP) — Some commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran. ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air 8th best carrier in the world: Airline Ratings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air maintained its No.8 ranking in the list of the world’s best carriers according to AirlineRatings.com, while Air New Zealand pushed Singapore Airlines off the...

Hong Kong leader defends police, dodges protesters’ demands

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended law enforcement actions Tuesday after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutality. At one ...

Taiwan's EVA Air No.1 cleanest airline in world: Skytrax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Skytrax, the UK's leading aviation service research agency, today listed Taiwan's EVA Air as being the No. 1 cleanest airline in the world, No. 1 for catering in econom...

Taiwan's EVA Air ranked 6th best airline in world by Skytrax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Skytrax, the UK's leading aviation service research agency, today listed Taiwan's EVA Air as the 6th best airline, the No. 1 cleanest in the world, and best for caterin...

Delta tops long-running ranking of US airlines

Delta Air Lines comes in first in a long-running study that ranks U.S. airlines by how often flights arrive on time and other statistical measures. Researchers who crunch the numbers...

Taiwan’s EVA Air voted 3rd best airline in the world by Trip Advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - EVA Air emerged as the third best airline in the world according to online travel platform Trip Advisor’s Travelers Choice rankings. Only Singapore Airlines and Qatar A...

Singapore carrier grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets after checks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Airlines says it has grounded two of its Boeing 787-10 aircraft due to engine issues. The carrier said in a statement on Tuesday that "premature blade dete...

Taiwan's EVA Air recognized as world's 2nd cleanest airline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan airline EVA Air has been recognized as the second cleanest airline in the world, by the U.K.-based Skytrax airline review agency. Skytrax released their most rec...

Countries and carriers around globe ground Boeing 737 Max

SINGAPORE (AP) — A growing number of airlines and countries around the world have grounded Boeing 737 Max jets or banned them from their airspace following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane tha...

Countries and carriers around the globe ground the 737 Max 8

SINGAPORE (AP) — A growing number of airlines around the world have grounded their Boeing 737 Max 8 jets following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people on Sunday, five...

Singapore bans operation of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after Ethiopian Airlines crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the deadly Ethiopia Airlines crash on March 10, which resulted in the deaths of 157 people, Singapore’s government has ordered the suspension of all 737 MA...

Pothole in runway delays 121 flights at Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport's south runway reopened Sunday after a pothole was discovered the previous day, causing delays to 121 flights. The flights were delayed by an average of 52 ...

Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens

Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines and Singa...