Dec 14, 2014

China to punish tourists in Thai air rage assault

Chinese authorities have vowed to severely punish Chinese travelers who threw hot water and noodles on a Thai flight attendant and threatened to bomb the plane after they became enraged over sitting arrangements. China National Tourism Administration said Saturday the tourists disrupted the flight ...

U.K. flight chaos caused by unprecedented computer failure

Dec 14, 2014

U.K. flight chaos caused by unprecedented computer failure

Heathrow Airport saw fresh delays and cancellations Saturday as it recovered from an unprecedented computer glitch that wreaked havoc with the London airport system, the world’s busiest hub. The system outage at the headquarters of Britain’s main air traffic controller, NATS, delayed departures, diverted ...

Russian passengers help push plane stuck in ice

Nov 27, 2014

Russian passengers help push plane stuck in ice

In most countries, you may be asked to help push a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers came out of an airliner into bitter Arctic cold to help move it to the runway. A Russian-made Tu-134 with 74 oil workers and seven ...

Wintry weather sparks Thanksgiving travel havoc in U.S.

Nov 27, 2014

Wintry weather sparks Thanksgiving travel havoc in U.S.

More than 3,000 flights were scrubbed or delayed Wednesday in the U.S. Northeast as a winter storm delivered freezing rain and snow ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, one of the year’s biggest travel weekends. A wintry mix was falling in Boston, Philadelphia, New York ...