Uganda acquires 2 new jets, seeks to revive national airline

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government has taken delivery of two new passenger jets in a bid to revive the national carrier that collapsed years ago. Uganda Airlines is set to be...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2019. There are 252 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 2...

Avianca Brasil cancels 1,045 flights after losing 18 planes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Avianca Brasil is canceling 1,045 domestic flights this week because it has to return 18 aircraft to leasing agencies. Brazil's National Aviation Agency says th...

Syria says it will allow Qatar Airways to use its airspace

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's transport minister says Qatar Airways' request to fly through Syrian airspace has been approved. Airlines have avoided Syria since the civil war broke out in 2011, causi...

13 airline passengers taken to hospital after landing

BOSTON (AP) — An official says 16 passengers reported feeling ill on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Boston. Boston Emergency Medical Services' Twitter page says 13 of the ...

Openfind is first Taiwanese web security company to pass ISO27550 review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Online security company Openfind Information Technology, Inc. (網擎資訊) has become the first Taiwanese business to pass the review for the European Union’s General Data...

Jet Airways' lenders hope bidding process can save airline

NEW DELHI (AP) — Creditors of India's beleaguered Jet Airways say they are "reasonably hopeful" that a bidding process with potential investors for a controlling stake in the airline will save the com...

Japanese airline lands test flight of new plane in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — All Nippon Airways has completed a test flight of a new wide-body aircraft with its arrival in Hawaii. Reports say the Japanese airline completed the first of two tes...

Unruly American passenger who traumatized Taiwanese stewardess dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Given the anxiety in Taiwan about a possible return of a controversial American passenger in May, EVA Air announced today that the passenger had recently died in Thailand. E...

Dallas forecast leads to American, Southwest cancellations

DALLAS (AP) — American and Southwest Airlines are canceling hundreds of flights in the Dallas-Fort Worth area because of a forecast of damaging weather. The weather forecast calls fo...

Bomb scare pauses flights for hours at Kenya's main airport

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's flagship airline and officials say a passenger reported a bomb threat that led to flights being grounded at the country's main airport for hours. Kenya ...

India's Jet Airways suspending operations, no money to fly

NEW DELHI (AP) — Jet Airways, once India's largest airline, says it is temporarily suspending all operations after failing to raise enough money to run its services. The company said...

United Airlines' profit doubles despite shutdown, 737 woes

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines said Tuesday that its first-quarter profit doubled to $292 million as it carried more passengers and limited costs other than fuel. The results beat Wal...

India's Jet Airways stock falls on report of temporary close

NEW DELHI (AP) — The BSE stock exchange in Mumbai has sought clarification from beleaguered Indian airline Jet Airways after news reports said the company planned to temporarily shutter its operations...

Trump says Boeing should fix, then re-brand Max jets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering some unsolicited advice to Boeing, manufacturer of the troubled 737 Max jet. Trump tweeted Monday that if he were in charge of Bo...