Jul 24, 2016

U.S. set to complete key step for regulating aircraft emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency will as soon as Monday finalize a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aviation endanger human health, obligating the United States to regulate emissions from commercial aircraft, sources told Reuters. The EPA’s “endangerment finding” requires the agency to implement greenhouse ...

Jul 11, 2016

Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

The solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 left Spain on Monday bound for Egypt on the penultimate leg of its landmark round-the-world journey. The experimental aircraft took off from Seville for a flight that should last about 50 hours and will take it over the ...

Jul 8, 2016

'Probable' EgyptAir debris washes up on Israeli beach

Aircraft debris believed to have come from an EgyptAir crash in May has washed up on a beach near Tel Aviv, an official in the Israeli premier’s office said Friday. “Debris has been collected and there is a high probability that it originates from ...

Jun 24, 2016

Taiwan's China Airlines announces strike, disrupting flights to Japan

Taiwan-based China Airlines cancelled some flights to Asia, including Japan, on Friday as its union commenced an “indefinite” strike late Thursday after negotiations with management broke down. China Airlines announced on its website that beginning Friday, all flights departing between 6 a.m. and 10 ...

Jun 13, 2016

Four injured as explosives thrown at Shanghai's Pudong airport

A man hurled a bottle containing home-made explosives inside the main international airport in China’s commercial hub of Shanghai on Sunday, injuring four people before attempting to kill himself, authorities said. The unidentified man removed at least one bottle containing explosive materials from a ...