BEIJING - When Mangshi opened its airport two decades ago, the small tropical city on China's border with Myanmar was served by few airlines. China's recent travel boom has changed that - seven carriers brought in more than 1 million visitors last year.
- Southwest Airlines Co has agreed to make room for rival Delta Air Lines Inc in its gates at Dallas Love Field Airport while the carriers await a long-term resolution of their dispute in court, the airlines said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed President Barack Obama's choice of Peter Neffenger to be the next head of the Transportation Security Administration, the agency charged with securing U.S. airports.
BERLIN - A leading Al Jazeera journalist was arrested at a Berlin airport on Saturday at the request of Egypt, a lawyer for the Qatar-based satellite network said, a move he described as part of a crackdown by Cairo on the channel.
BRUSSELS - Europe's five largest airlines set aside their differences on Wednesday to urge the European Union to do more to lower airport costs and taxes.
NEW YORK - United Airlines said on Tuesday it plans to end service in October at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, where it failed to profit over seven years because it offered few connections to other cities, and add flights at its Newark, New Jersey, hub.
PARIS - Airbus is in talks with airlines over a stretched version of its A380 jet as it tries to boost sales of the superjumbo, the European planemaker's sales chief said on Monday.
DETROIT - - Virgin Atlantic [VA.UL] plans to decide within six months on how to replace seven Boeing 747s it flies from London’s Gatwick airport, and could expand its overall fleet in the process, the British airline’s chief executive said Thursday.
SHANGHAI - China's top economic planner said it had given the green light to over 120 billion yuan ($19.34 billion) worth of airport and railway projects, the latest slew of infrastructure approvals as Beijing looks to avert a sharp slowdown in the economy.
MIAMI - Air travelers are all too familiar with carry-on bag anxiety: the feeling sparked by last-minute and sometimes seemingly arbitrary decisions that a piece of luggage is too large to fit in the overhead bin.