U.S. aviation agency details impact of drone sightings on Newark airport

World Jan 24, 2019

U.S. aviation agency details impact of drone sightings on Newark airport

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that 43 flights into New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport were required to hold after drone sightings at a nearby airport on Tuesday, while nine flights were diverted. The incident comes as major U.S. airports are assessing the ...

Couple traveling to wedding kicked off United flight

World Apr 17, 2017

Couple traveling to wedding kicked off United flight

An engaged couple were removed from a United Airlines flight to Costa Rica on Saturday, as the airline remained under scrutiny following outrage caused by a video last week of a passenger being forcibly removed from a flight. According to the couple, who said they ...

World Apr 15, 2017

United passenger stung after scorpion drops onto his head

United Airlines on Friday found itself on the defensive again after a passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, capping off a bruising week for the public image of the one of the world's largest carriers. A man on board ...

United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers, CEO says

World Apr 12, 2017

United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers, CEO says

United Airlines will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights after global outrage erupted over a video showing a passenger dragged from one of its planes in Chicago. "We're not going to put a law enforcement official ... to remove ...