Despite improvements, airport security is fallible

May 22, 2016

Despite improvements, airport security is fallible

Explosives in the form of paper, or concealed in a medicine-sized bottle and looking like salt. Tiny electric detonators. Security agents at the main airport in Paris are trained to detect all manner of increasingly sophisticated devices that could doom a flight. But the ...

EgyptAir body parts and wreckage found

May 21, 2016

EgyptAir body parts and wreckage found

Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the black boxes vital to determining why the plane plunged into the Mediterranean. An aviation ...

Egyptian Army says plane wreckage found near Alexandria

May 20, 2016

Egyptian Army says plane wreckage found near Alexandria

Egyptian air and naval forces have spotted a body part, passengers’ personal belongings and other debris from EgyptAir flight 804 that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, killing 66 passengers and crew who were en route from Paris to Cairo, the Egyptian army and Greek ...

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane found in Mediterranean

May 20, 2016

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane found in Mediterranean

Egypt’s military found wreckage Friday from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean, and investigators tried to unravel the mystery of why it swerved suddenly and plummeted into the sea. Search teams spotted personal belongings of passengers and parts of the Airbus A320 ...

Egypt plane crashes in Mediterranean; terror attack possible

May 19, 2016

Egypt plane crashes in Mediterranean; terror attack possible

An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete early Thursday morning, Egyptian and Greek officials said. Egypt’s aviation minister said the crash was more likely caused by ...

May 14, 2016

Hawaiian Airlines to fly from Tokyo to Kailua-Kona on Big Island

Hawaiian Airlines on Friday secured the right to begin flying nonstop between Tokyo and Kailua-Kona, bringing a regularly scheduled direct flight between Japan and the Big Island for the first time since 2010. The U.S. Department of Transportation said it had awarded a new ...