Persian Gulf airlines of Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways rap US carrier for ending deal

This photo taken on February 24, 2017 from a passengers’ window shows a view of an American Airlines plane at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia. (photo by AFP) Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways have expressed disappointment after a major American airline cut its codeshare cooperation with them. American Airlines ended its codeshare relationships with […]

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US implementing strict aviation security measures for foreign flights to avoid laptop ban

The US is introducing new aviation security measures for all international flights coming into the country instead of imposing a laptop ban, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Wednesday. The administration of US President Donald Trump is implementing strict aviation security measures for all international flights coming into the country in order to avoid a […]

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Romanian air traffic controllers go on strike

The undated photo shows a view of Henri Coanda International Airport Arrivals Terminal in Romania’s capital, Bucharest. Romanian air traffic controllers staged a four-hour strike on Tuesday to demand better working conditions, leading to some cancellations and delays. Transport Minister Razvan Cuc said the strike ended after officials struck an agreement with trade unions. Six […]

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Ethiopian Airlines defends deportation charges from Nigerian passengers

The airlines’ General Manager in Nigeria, Solomon Begashaw denied the claims that the charges were “unauthorised fees” and an attempt to exploit Nigerians. PHOTO: TWITTER/FAAN Ethiopian Airlines yesterday defended its “refundable deportation fees” being collected from Nigerian passengers. The airlines’ General Manager in Nigeria, Solomon Begashaw denied the claims that the charges were “unauthorised fees” […]

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Fire at Singapore airport causes flight delays

Firemen inspect Changi International Airport terminal 2 in Singapore on May 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from Singapore’s Changi Airport after a small fire erupted in a terminal that was later extinguished, authorities and witnesses said, delaying flights at the global hub. Smoke swept through the airport’s Terminal 2 building […]

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