French lawyers, doctors, nurses protest pension changes

PARIS (AP) — French lawyers, doctors, nurses, pilots and others are taking to the streets of Paris to protest planned pension changes by French President Emmanuel Macron's government. ...

Snoozing crew raises specter of criminal charge in boat fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal investigators identified a violation of Coast Guard regulations that could trigger criminal charges in the California dive boat disaster that killed 34 people. ...

Planes land safely after mid-air collision at Reno Air Races

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a mid-air collision at the Reno Air Races that forced two planes to make emergency landings at Reno Stead Airport. ...

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Relatives of passengers killed in Boeing crash protest in DC

Families of passengers who died in one of the Boeing 737 Max crashes are meeting with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and holding a demonstration outside her agency's Washington headquarters. ...

British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike

LONDON (AP) — British Airways says it has had to cancel almost all flights as a result of a pilots' 48-hour strike over pay. In a statement Monday, the airline said it had "no way of...

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British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike

LONDON (AP) — British Airways says it has had to cancel almost all flights as a result of a pilots' 48-hour strike over pay. In a statement Monday, the airline said it had "no way of...

Taiwan's newest airline Starlux prepares to take flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Starlux Airlines is generating buzz as it prepares to take flight as a new major carrier based in Taiwan beginning in January 2020. Over the past two days, Starlux has ...

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight

MIAMI (AP) — An American Airlines mechanic appeared in court Friday on charges of sabotaging a flight because he was upset about stalled union contract negotiations and wanted to earn overtime fixing ...

Cathay Pacific threatens to fire employees participating in strike next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cathay Pacific has warned its employees not to participate in the general strike planned in Hong Kong next week and encouraged them to report co-workers' perceived mis...

Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Trade union members in Hong Kong rallied Wednesday against the city’s flagship Cathay Pacific Airways for firing employees apparently because they had been linked to this ...

'Hongkongers, add oil!' Cathay Pacific pilot leaves office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Cathay Pacific pilot who announced "Hongkongers, add oil! Be careful." over the plane's intercom has left the company. Last month, the pilot made an a...

Cathay Pacific kowtows to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cathay Pacific announced major personnel changes on Friday (Aug. 17), with Hong Kong scholars saying this was due to pressure from China, Ming Pao reports. China Centra...

Restored World War II Spitfire begins round-the-world trip

LONDON (AP) — A restored World War II Spitfire has taken off from an English aerodrome on the first leg of a planned 27,000-mile (43,000-kilometer) trip around the globe. Pilots Stev...