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Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba; three said to survive

May 19, 2018

Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba; three said to survive

A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said. The Boeing 737 went down just after noon a ...

/ May 17, 2018

U.S. surgeon general gives aid on plane

When the call went out for a doctor on board, the U.S. surgeon general stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight. Dr. Jerome Adams, an anesthesiologist, assisted someone on a Delta Air Lines jet as he prepared to fly Wednesday ...

Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

Apr 23, 2018

Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

Korean Air Lines said Monday that two of its chairman's daughters will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and allegations that the family engaged in smuggling. An official at the Korea Customs Service, meanwhile, confirmed that authorities raided ...

Korean Air 'nut rage' sister apologizes for angry outburst

Apr 16, 2018

Korean Air 'nut rage' sister apologizes for angry outburst

Korean Air Lines' labor unions called for the youngest daughter of its chairman, a sister of the infamous "nut rage" heiress, to step down from management after her alleged abusive behavior against an advertising agency official caused public outrage. Cho Hyun-min, also known as Emily ...

Airlines reroute flights to avoid possible airstrikes on Syria

Apr 12, 2018

Airlines reroute flights to avoid possible airstrikes on Syria

Some major airlines were rerouting flights on Wednesday after Europe's air traffic control agency warned aircraft flying in the eastern Mediterranean to exercise caution due to possible airstrikes into Syria. Eurocontrol said in a notification published on Tuesday afternoon that air-to-ground and cruise missiles could ...