Air travel disruptions

July 18, 2018 - 10:20 am
GENEVA (AP) — The world's biggest trade association of airlines is criticizing air traffic control agencies in Europe for seeking "super-normal profits" instead of working to improve performance, as air travelers have faced soaring delays this year. The swipe by the International Air Transport...
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People loot a Delimart store that was burned during two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Government officials had agreed to reduce subsidies for fuel as part of an assistance package with the International Monetary Fund, but the government suspended the fuel hike after widespread violence broke out. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
July 08, 2018 - 9:37 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Looters pillaged burned and vandalized shops in Haiti's capital Sunday following two days of violent protests over the government's attempt to raise fuel prices. Journalists saw young men stripping shelves bare in some supermarkets that were charred from the protests...
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A police officer walks through the parking lot of the Delimart supermarket complex, where vehicles sit charred and looted merchandise lies scattered after two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Government officials had agreed to reduce subsidies for fuel as part of an assistance package with the International Monetary Fund, but the government suspended the fuel hike after widespread violence broke out. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
July 08, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Volunteer groups from several U.S. states were stranded in Haiti Sunday after violent protests over fuel prices canceled flights and made roads unsafe. Church groups in South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Alabama are among those that haven't been able to leave, according to newspaper and...
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South Korea's Asiana Airlines chairman Park Sam-koo bows in apology during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Park has apologized for in-flight meal service disruptions and a reported suicide at a meal supplier. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 04, 2018 - 6:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chairman of South Korea's Asiana Airlines apologized Wednesday for inflight meal service disruptions and a reported suicide at a supplier to one of its catering companies. Park Sam-koo, chairman of the country's second-largest air carrier, said he felt a moral...
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Passengers looks at an information board at Bali's international airport, Indonesia on Thursday, June 28, 2018, as airlines canceled flights. The Mount Agung volcano has shot ash 2,000 meters into the atmosphere, disrupting the travel plans of thousands as several airlines canceled flights from the Indonesian tourist island. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
June 28, 2018 - 11:44 pm
DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian tourist island of Bali closed its international airport Friday, stranding thousands of travelers, as the Mount Agung volcano gushed a 2,500-meter (8,200-feet) column of ash and smoke. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said nearly 450 flights were...
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The gate of Myotoku-ji temple collapses after an earthquake hit Ibaraki City, Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka on Monday morning. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo News via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 5:07 am
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 300. A 9-year-old girl was killed by a falling concrete wall at her school, and the two other fatalities were...
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CORRECTS DATE This photo made available by RNLI, shows a lightning strike during a storm in London, Saturday May 26, 2018. British meteorologists say up to 20,000 lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport is reporting flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. (Matt Leat/RNLI via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 9:54 am
LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike disabled...
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Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal on the island of Inishbofin, Ireland. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose. (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 7:52 am
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on the abortion referendum in Ireland (all times local): 12:40 p.m. A plane carrying Irish voters trying to return home to vote in the abortion referendum has collided with another plane on a taxiway at a London-area airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries...
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Cho Hyun-ah, center, bows before entering a Korea Immigration Service office for questioning in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Cho, the Korean Air heiress whose tantrum over nuts delayed a flight four years ago, is being investigated by South Korean immigration officials over suspicion of unlawfully hiring housekeepers from the Philippines. (Park Dong-ju/Yonhap via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 3:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean Air heiress whose tantrum over nuts delayed a flight nearly four years ago is being investigated by South Korean immigration officials on suspicion she unlawfully hired housekeepers from the Philippines. Cho Hyun-ah on Thursday bowed and apologized for "causing...
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