Air travel disruptions

May 15, 2018 - 7:42 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's aviation body has protested claims by AirAsia's chief that it ordered the budget airline to cancel extra low-fare flights in the run-up to last week's elections. The Malaysian Aviation Commission said Tuesday it lodged a complaint with police over the...
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FILE - The Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the Airport Berlin Brandenburg 'Willy Brandt', IATA code BER, pictured through barbwire in Schoenefeld, near Berlin, Germany. Although it hasn't handled a single passenger yet, Berlin's much-delayed airport is already planning to grow. Airport operators say they'll build an additional terminal to handle up to 28 million passengers when Berlin Brandenburg Airport opens in October 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
May 03, 2018 - 10:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — It hasn't handled a single passenger yet, but Berlin's much-delayed airport is already planning to grow. Airport operators say they'll build an additional terminal to handle up to 28 million passengers when Berlin Brandenburg Airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. The new...
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April 29, 2018 - 3:21 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Passengers at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport are facing long waits after a power outage temporarily knocked out its check-in systems. The outage that hit parts of Amsterdam in early Sunday prompted authorities to briefly shut roads and a rail link to the airport on the...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S. State-owned Aeroflot is the only airline with scheduled year-round U.S. flights. A ministry statement Thursday complained that...
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In this June 27, 2014, photo, Korean Air senior Vice President Cho Hyun-min, also known as Emily Cho, speaks during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Air Lines said Monday, April 16, 2018, it has suspended Cho from her marketing work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering public outrage and a police investigation. (Kang Jin-hyung/Newsis via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 8:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines said Monday it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from her marketing work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering public outrage and a police investigation. The daughter, Cho Hyun-min, also known as Emily Cho, is the younger...
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Mike Haydon snow blows the sidewalk near his home during a storm Sunday, April 15, 2018, in southwest Rochester, Minn. A deadly storm system moving through the central and southern U.S. has dumped a thick blanket of snow on parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota and left parts of Michigan an icy mess. (Joe Ahlquist/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Severe storms have blown down trees, caused airport delays and knocked out power to tens of thousands in North and South Carolina. About 75,000 homes and businesses were...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 12:40 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central U.S. with heavy snow, tornadoes, rain and hail, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people, including a sleeping 2-year-old...
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James Schoenhard, with Schoenhard Lawn Care, plows sidewalks with his team downtown Saturday, April 14, in Sioux Falls, S.D. A storm system stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes has dumped a foot of snow on parts of the upper Midwest. (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 12:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on spring storms in the Midwest (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Officials say one runway has reopened at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport hours after all flights were grounded during a spring blizzard. The airport halted all incoming and outgoing flights...
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Air France flight crew shout slogans as they gather next to the company headquarters during a demonstration in Tremblay-en-France, outside Paris, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be canceled as flight crews and ground staff started a seventh day of strike. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 11, 2018 - 8:31 am
PARIS (AP) — Striking Air France pilots and cabin staff insisted they weren't backing down, as their latest walkout forced the cancellation of some 30 percent of the airline's flights worldwide Wednesday. Union members protested at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, where screens showed "cancelled"...
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