System trouble grounds JAL's domestic flights, affects travelers

Apr 1, 2016

System trouble grounds JAL's domestic flights, affects travelers

A glitch in Japan Airlines Co.’s weight management system led to the cancellation of 46 domestic flights to and from Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Friday, affecting about 6,700 passengers, the company said. The trouble occurred at around 7:50 a.m., prompting JAL to deploy an ...

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

Feb 3, 2016

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

A major storm system brought a mix of bad weather on Tuesday to much of the central United States, with a band of tornadoes downing trees in Alabama and Mississippi and heavy snow blanketing the northern Midwest. The National Weather Service said eight tornadoes ...

East Coast flights still snarled in wake of massive blizzard

Jan 26, 2016

East Coast flights still snarled in wake of massive blizzard

More than 1,800 flights remain delayed or canceled in the aftermath of a massive weekend blizzard that slammed into the Eastern U.S., wreaking havoc on travel in the nation’s busiest cities. But that was a big improvement from the 3,100 flights that failed to ...

Nov 6, 2015

American Airlines to start LAX-Haneda flights in February

American Airlines Inc. announced Thursday that it will offer daily, nonstop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo starting Feb. 11, returning to Haneda airport after a lapse of more than two years. “It’s important for our customers to have direct access to Tokyo Haneda,” ...

Chile volcano's ash cloud leads to flight cancellations

Apr 24, 2015

Chile volcano's ash cloud leads to flight cancellations

An ash cloud from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile that erupted unexpectedly on Wednesday was blowing into Chile and Argentina on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of flights from nearby cities in both countries and blanketing residents in ash. The volcano, which last had ...