Aug 17, 2016

China faults North Korean airline over maintenance, training

China will limit the operations of North Korean carrier Air Koryo after one of its aircraft made an emergency landing in a northeastern Chinese city last month, and has told the airline to improve training and maintenance. The plane, a Russian-built Tupolev TU204-300, was ...

Aug 16, 2016

Japan to require stricter monitoring of airline pilots' health

Commercial airlines operating in Japan will be required from January to employ a doctor to monitor the health of pilots and other crew members, according to transport ministry officials. The decision was prompted by the 2015 crash of a budget airline jet in the ...

JFK airport stampede reflects twitchiness over terror attacks

Aug 16, 2016

JFK airport stampede reflects twitchiness over terror attacks

Did boisterous celebrations over an Olympic victory by the world’s fastest man lead to a false alarm about gunfire and a panicked evacuation of Kennedy Airport? That’s one of the possibilities police were exploring Monday as they reviewed security camera footage and interview witnesses ...

Aug 11, 2016

Monkey under man's shirt causes stir on flight

Airline officials say they called for help after a passenger was found stowing a monkey in his shirt during a Las Vegas-bound flight. Frontier Airlines spokesman Richard Oliver says the incident happened Tuesday night on a flight from Columbus, Ohio, to Las Vegas. Oliver ...

A Delta passenger's long night at Narita International Airport

Aug 9, 2016

A Delta passenger's long night at Narita International Airport

Jeff Quigley, an American who lives in Japan and Indonesia, was one of thousands of passengers caught up in this week’s worldwide Delta Air Lines shutdown. As day stretched into night, then overnight and the next morning, the 30-year-old venture capitalist posted live video ...

MH370 plunged into ocean at high speed: report

Aug 9, 2016

MH370 plunged into ocean at high speed: report

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plunged into the ocean at high speed — up to 20,000 feet a minute — reinforcing analysis that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in the current search zone, a report said Tuesday. The Boeing 777 disappeared on March 8, ...