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Shanghai says lockdown to ease as virus spread mostly ends

BEIJING (AP) — Most of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus in the community and fewer than 1 million people remain under strict lockdown, authorities said Monday, as the city moves towa...

Design of Taiwan’s China Airlines sparks debate, again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The design of China Airlines (CAL) planes has again stirred up controversy, with some within the company reportedly voicing opposition to the most recent change. Democr...

Geopolitics leads Boeing to downgrade dozens of jet orders

Boeing has removed 141 airplanes from its backlog of pending orders, many of them because of what it termed geopolitical considerations including restrictions on sales because of sanctions like those ...

US moves to choke off exports to 3 Russian airlines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration moved Thursday to choke off U.S. exports to three Russian airlines as part of what officials described as an unprecedented enforcement action. ...

Rouble firms back past 84 to dollar, stocks gain with gas saga in focus

The Russian rouble strengthened back past 84 to the dollar on Thursday, and stocks edged higher as some curbs on short selling were lifted, with the market focused on what Moscow's demand that its...

Taiwan’s China Airlines boosting flights amid post-pandemic demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s flag carrier China Airlines (CAL) announced Monday (March 28) it is increasing the number of its flights in anticipation of growing demand post-pandemic. ...

Taiwan civil groups oppose sending relief to Ukraine on China Airlines planes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Civil groups in Taiwan are urging against using China Airlines (CAL) planes to deliver relief aid amid a rekindled controversy over the name of the country's flag carr...

Live updates: Putin hails his troops for Ukraine offensive

The latest on the Russia-Ukraine crisis: MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed his troops for their courage as they press their offensive across Ukraine and bear down ...

World leaders fine-tune punitive measures against Russia

TOKYO (AP) — Twenty million dollars in U.N. humanitarian funds, and a planned infusion of 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion) in EU economic aid for Ukraine. A raft of new, stronger sanctions against Ru...

MSC Group, Lufthansa partner in bid for Italy's ITA Airways

MILAN (AP) — The parent group of MSC Cruises is partnering with Lufthansa in a bid for a majority stake in Italy’s ITA Airways, the company created from the ashes of former Italian flagship airline Al...

Portuguese airline gets OK for $2.9 billion recovery plan

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — European Union authorities have approved a rescue plan for TAP Air Portugal, which is getting government aid worth 2.55 billion euros ($2.9 billion) to help the flag carrier re...

Charter flights to facilitate Taiwan aid in global rescue missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill took place on Monday (Dec. 13) at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in which the country tested its ability to mobilize resources for global rescue missions...

2 Philippine planes involved in accidents, all aboard safe

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine Airlines plane carrying 33 people veered off the runway after landing in rainy weather at a central airport on Friday, causing no injuries but delaying 34 incom...

Taiwan’s China Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo plane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese flag carrier China Airlines said it took delivery of the first of 25 A321neo passenger planes from Airbus in Hamburg, Germany, on Monday (Nov. 29). The new A3...

EU to add airlines to Belarus sanctions as tensions mount

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union ratcheted up pressure on Belarus by agreeing Monday to slap sanctions on airlines accused of helping Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko wage a “hybrid attack” ag...