The Latest: Emirates announces $6.4 billion Airbus order

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on news from the Dubai Air Show (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The Dubai-based airline Emirates has announced a new orde...

Dubai-based airline Emirates announces new order for 20 additional wide-body A350-900 planes in deal worth $6.4 billion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai-based airline Emirates announces new order for 20 additional wide-body A350-900 planes in deal worth $6.4 billion.

Etihad launches more fuel-efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliner

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi’s flagship carrier Etihad has partnered with Boeing to launch what they say will be one of the world’s most fuel-efficient long haul airplanes as the compa...

Mechanical issue forces flight to land in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An American Airlines flight was forced to land at Pittsburgh International Airport due to a mechanical issue. The airline says Flight 2244 had departed about 7:30 a...

German parliament approves carbon pricing, air ticket hike

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s parliament has approved a bill to introduce a price for carbon emissions in the transport and heating sectors as part of a broader package of measures designed to tackle climat...

Taiwan's Starlux Airlines unveils animated safety video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newest Taiwanese carrier, StarLux Airlines, released its "StarWonderers" 3D animated safety video on Friday (Nov. 15) to educate passengers about in-flight e...

Workers strike at South Africa’s state-owned airline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Workers have begun striking at South Africa’s troubled state-owned airline over nearly 1,000 expected job cuts, with flights canceled for at least two days. South...

Taiwan's CAL, EVA Air rated as 5-star global airlines by APEX

Taiwan's two major carriers, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Air, received a five-star rating in the category of global airlines at an award ceremony hosted in Singapore Tuesday by an international a...

Safety board says more people died in plane crashes in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety officials say that 393 people died in U.S. civilian plane crashes last year, a 15% increase over the year before. All but a dozen of the deaths occur...

South Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights pre-strike

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s troubled state-owned airline has begun canceling flights after two unions announced their workers would go on strike to protest nearly 1,000 expected job cuts. ...

International Air Transport Association opens training center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – International Air Transport Association's (IATA) training center was inaugurated in Taipei on Thursday (Nov. 14), helping connect the island nation’s aviation in...

Flying this Thanksgiving? Expect record crowds at airports

Record throngs of travelers are expected to jam into airports over the Thanksgiving break and airlines are adding hundreds of flights a day in response. The Transportation Security A...

Business Highlights

___ No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop in demand DALLAS (AP) — Dean Foods, America's biggest milk processor, has filed for bankruptcy amid a steep, de...

Germany's Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration in dispute

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, says it has agreed to enter arbitration with a union representing cabin crew workers, averting the possibility of more strikes for the time being. ...

German airline Lufthansa's crews on strike for 2nd day

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's flagship airline, Lufthansa, has canceled hundreds of flights as a strike by cabin crews enters its second day. Some 600 flights, primarily from the Frankfurt...