Airline Industry

Hawaiian Air swap takes Airbus A330neo orders over 100

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PARIS - Hawaiian Airlines has confirmed an order for six Airbus A330-800neo aircraft worth $1.5 billion at list prices, swapping them for a previous A350 order, the planemaker said on Friday.

Sweden says Russian military jet in near collision with passenger plane

STOCKHOLM - A Russian military jet nearly collided with a commercial passenger airplane in international airspace near southern Sweden on Friday, Swedish authorities said, but Russia insisted its jet had kept at a safe distance.

Special Report: EU funds help Poland build 'ghost' airports

LODZ, Poland - The European Union has given Poland more than 100 million euros ($125 million) to build at least three "ghost" airports in places where there are not enough passengers to keep them in business.

World, Spain, Special Reports 14 Dec 2014

To boost tourism, EU funds help Poland re-fit CIA rendition hub

WARSAW - Poland's next big European-funded airport project is at Szymany, a remote airfield which the CIA used just over a decade ago to transport al Qaeda suspects to a secret interrogation center it ran in Poland.

14 Dec 2014

Computer fault identified as UK flight chaos abates

LONDON - A system failure affecting air traffic control workstations was to blame for disruption to thousands of passengers coming in and out of Britain's biggest airports, officials said, as services returned to normal on Saturday. | Video

13 Dec 2014

Dutch to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation

AMSTERDAM - Crash investigators will try to reconstruct the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July from wreckage that was brought by truck to a Dutch air force hangar on Tuesday. | Video

Syria calls for U.N. sanctions on Israel over air strikes

UNITED NATIONS - Syria asked the United Nations Security Council on Monday to impose sanctions on neighboring Israel, a day after accusing the Jewish state of bombing areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas, near the border with Lebanon. | Video

Syria calls for U.N. sanctions on Israel over air strikes

UNITED NATIONS - Syria asked the United Nations Security Council on Monday to impose sanctions on neighboring Israel, a day after accusing the Jewish state of bombing areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas, near the border with Lebanon.

Israel strikes near Damascus: Syrian TV

BEIRUT - Syrian state television said on Sunday that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas, near the border with Lebanon. | Video

Israel strikes near the Syrian capital: Syrian TV

BEIRUT - Syrian state television said on Sunday that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas, near the border with Lebanon.