Sep 7, 2017

U.S. won't punish United over passenger-dragging incident

Federal officials have decided not to punish United Airlines over an infamous incident in which a passenger was dragged off an overcrowded plane. The Transportation Department said it found no evidence that United violated David Dao's civil rights in the April 9 incident in Chicago. ...

Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Aug 21, 2017

Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport, amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Qatar and Saudi ...

ANA, JAL seek to stand out with diverse in-flight meals

/ Jul 27, 2017

ANA, JAL seek to stand out with diverse in-flight meals

Major carriers All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines are offering more options for in-flight meals amid a rise in foreign passengers and fierce competition with low-cost carriers, the companies said. ANA said that 30 years ago, most passengers on its international flights were Japanese. But ...

U.S. to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screening

Jul 27, 2017

U.S. to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screening

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones, including tablets, e-readers and video game consoles, from carry-on baggage for screening. Prior rules required only laptops to ...