Emirates to get 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $8.8 billion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s carrier Emirates announces firm order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in deal valued at $8.8 billion. Emirates CEO and Chairman Sheikh Ahmed ...

Safety board favors redesign of engine part on Boeing 737s

Federal safety officials say Boeing should redesign part of the casing on some engines to prevent the kind of accident that occurred when engine debris blew out a window on a Southwest Airlines plane ...

Business Highlights

___ Despite free-flowing kombucha, WeWork tenants feel unease NEW YORK (AP) — WeWork's stock market fiasco has yet to reverberate much for its more than 600,000 ten...

Airbus secures sale of 12 A320neos with Europe’s easyJet

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus says British budget carrier easyJet will buy 12 more A320neos it previously had options to purchase, pushing the airline’s total order for the single-aisle pl...

Tests on Boeing ‘Greenliner’ part of effort to cut emissions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi’s flagship carrier, Etihad Airways, said Monday it is launching one of the world’s most fuel-efficient long-haul airplanes, part of a growing industry effo...

Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 7 workers in Tripoli

CAIRO (AP) — An airstrike slammed into a biscuit factory in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, on Monday killing at least seven workers including five foreign nationals and two Libyans, health authorities said...

Dubai Airshow opens as big Gulf airlines slow down purchases

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The biennial Dubai Airshow has opened as major Gulf airlines reign back big-ticket purchases after a staggering $140 billion in new orders were announced at the 2013...

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...

Boeing settles several more lawsuits over Max plane crashes

DALLAS (AP) — Boeing is settling more of the roughly 150 lawsuits filed by families of passengers killed in two crashes of the 737 Max jet. A Seattle law firm said Friday it settled ...

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...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2019. There are 46 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal...

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...

MH17 probe reveals close ties between Russia, Ukraine rebels

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international team of investigators piecing together a criminal case in the July 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine says evidence s...

Cambodia’s opposition leader in Indonesia plotting next move

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy has arrived in Indonesia to meet some of the country’s lawmakers as he considers when and how to make his long-awaited return to...

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...