Air travel disruptions

FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, a worker walks next to a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field in Seattle. Boeing said Thursday, July 18, it will take a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines whose Max jets remain grounded after two deadly accidents. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
July 18, 2019 - 7:16 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Boeing said Thursday it is booking a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines that have canceled thousands of flights since the 737 Max jet was grounded after two deadly accidents. The airplane builder also said the Max-related fallout will cut $5.6 billion from...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, a Ryanair plane is parked at the airport in Weeze, Germany. Europe's biggest airline by passengers, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded globally after two fatal crashes. The airline warned Tuesday, July 16, 2019, its growth in European summer traffic for 2020 will be lower than expected because of the slowed deliveries. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
July 16, 2019 - 6:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Europe's biggest airline, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded globally after two fatal crashes. The airline also warned Tuesday that its...
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FILE - This Dec. 7, 2015, file photo shows the second Boeing 737 MAX airplane being built on the assembly line in Renton, Wash. American Airlines says it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, 2019, which is two months longer than it had planned. In a statement Sunday, July 14, American says the action will result in the cancellation of about 115 flights per day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
July 14, 2019 - 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned. In a statement, American said the action will result in the cancellation of about 115 flights per day. It said it "remains...
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July 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines now expects to cancel more than 8,000 flights through October because of the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max planes. United said Friday that it is dropping its 14 Max jets from the schedule until Nov. 3 — about a month longer than previously planned. The airline says...
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FILE- In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane is shown on the assembly line during a brief media tour in Boeing's 737 assembly facility, in Renton, Wash. Flyadeal, a Saudi budget carrier says it is ordering 30 new Airbus planes, replacing a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 MAX jets, which are grounded around the world after two crashes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
July 08, 2019 - 2:04 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Boeing's campaign to restore the reputation of its best-selling plane after two deadly crashes suffered a blow with a Saudi airline canceling an order worth up to $5.9 billion in favor of a European rival of the U.S. manufacturer. Flyadeal, the budget airline arm...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2008, file photo, passengers walk through the departure hall at the Changi International Airport in Singapore. Drones buzzing around Singapore's Changi Airport have caused the delay or diversion of 63 flights in the past week, triggering an official investigation and raising questions about the motives of the offenders. Regulators said Tuesday, June 25, 2019, that 18 flights at the airport were delayed and seven were diverted the night before "due to bad weather and unauthorized drone activities."(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
June 25, 2019 - 9:26 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Drones buzzing around Singapore's Changi Airport have caused 63 flights to be delayed or diverted in the past week, triggering an investigation and raising questions about the motives of the offenders. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said Tuesday that 18 flights at the...
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June 21, 2019 - 10:09 am
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man took off more than his belt and shoes at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport security checkpoint, and that he got completely naked before trying to pass through a metal detector. The Wayne County Airport Authority said in a statement that the man walked up to...
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In this Thursday, June 20, 2019, photo, EVA Air flight attendants protest at the entrance to the EVA Air headquarters in Taoyuan, Taiwan. The strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan's second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. (AP Photo)
June 21, 2019 - 8:28 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan's second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Local media reported more than 100 flights were being canceled and almost 20,000 passengers would be affected on the first three...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo Boeing planes displayed at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France. Uncertainty over a Boeing jet and apprehension about the global economy hover over the aircraft industry as it prepares for next week's Paris Air Show. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
June 16, 2019 - 6:51 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in flight. Speaking before...
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June 06, 2019 - 12:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A power surge at Los Angeles International Airport has prompted flight delays and cancellations and some passengers found themselves stuck in their planes. LAX says a power "bump" caused the airport to automatically switch to emergency generators shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday...
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