Airline Industry

Nigeria says uncovers Boko Haram spy ring at Abuja airport

ABUJA - Nigeria has uncovered a spy cell run by militant Islamist group Boko Haram at the international airport in the capital Abuja apparently aimed at selecting targets for attack, the country's national security agency said.

United Airlines to revamp scheduling to fight flight delays

CHICAGO - United Airlines plans to change the way it schedules flights and to use new technology to tackle the delays and cancellations that have hurt its competitiveness, company executives told Reuters.

28 Aug 2015

Indonesia airline safety hurt by inadequate staff - sources

MONTREAL/TORONTO - Indonesia scored poorly on a 2014 safety audit by the U.N. aviation agency largely because its Ministry of Transportation is understaffed, said two sources familiar with the matter, as the country struggles to cope with the expansion of air travel.

Reunion police and army halt MH370 debris search

SAINT-DENIS, Reunion - The police and army on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion have called off their search for more debris from the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which vanished last year, police said on Monday.

Glitch that canceled more than 400 U.S. flights is fixed - FAA

WASHINGTON - Disrupted air travel along the heavily populated U.S. East Coast was resuming normal operations on Saturday after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it had fixed an automation problem at an air traffic center that led to hundreds of flight cancellations.

U.S.-China aviation talks hit stumbling block on airport access

BEIJING/NEW YORK - Talks to ease limits on flights between the United States and China's gateway cities have stalled over U.S. fears its airlines will be given less attractive time slots for take-off and landing than their Chinese rivals, people familiar with the negotiations said.

Creditors to subject Greek deal to tough October review

ATHENS/BRUSSELS - The European Union moved to keep Greece on a tight rein after its latest bailout, with sources saying the 85 billion euro ($94.83 billion) deal will be reviewed by lenders in October and any discussion of debt relief will only come at a later stage. | Video

Greek bailout bill submitted to parliament for approval

ATHENS - Greece's government submitted a bill outlining a three-year bailout program to parliament on Wednesday, pushing for quick approval that would pave the way for rapid disbursement of aid.

Emirates Airline rejects Delta's criticism of overcapacity on Dubai-U.S. routes

DUBAI - Emirates Airline [EMIRA.UL] said Tuesday that state-owned Gulf Arab airlines were not to blame for overcapacity on services between the United States and Dubai, rejecting criticism by U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines .

11 Aug 2015

Emirates Airline rejects Delta's criticism of overcapacity on Dubai-US routes

DUBAI - Emirates Airline [EMIRA.UL] said on Tuesday that Gulf airlines were not to blame for overcapacity on services between the United States and Dubai, rejecting comments at the weekend by U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines .

11 Aug 2015