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Ex-CIA officer arrested for retaining classified information

WASHINGTON A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested at a U.S. airport on Monday night in connection with charges that he illegally retained highly classified information, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. | Video

Second U.S. winter storm forces hundreds of flight cancellations

NEW YORK A second winter storm in as many weeks is causing hundreds of flight cancellations across the United States, airlines reported on Tuesday, potentially dealing a further blow to carriers' first quarter outlooks.

HNA's problems mount as airlines delay payments, bank sets up team to handle debt: sources

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Some airlines affiliated with China's HNA Group Co Ltd are delaying aircraft lease payments to lessors, and Export-Import Bank of China, which is a long-term financer of the group, has formed a team to handle the conglomerate's liquidity issues, several banking and leasing sources said.

Airbus wins 2017 order race after last-gasp sales spree

PARIS Frantic dealmaking in the closing weeks of 2017 saw Airbus overtake Boeing Co's recent lead in the global jet market to win their annual order contest for a fifth year in a row, though doubts remain over the future of its flagship A380. | Video

Jan 15 2018

Plane skids off Turkish runway and plunges towards sea

ISTANBUL A Pegasus Airlines flight skidded off the runway of a Turkish coastal airport and plunged down a steep slope on the edge of the Black Sea, ending up only meters from the water's edge. | Video

U.S. airlines November on-time rates highest in eight years

NEW YORK U.S. airlines in November had their highest on-time arrival rates in eight years, the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Friday, setting another watermark in a record-breaking year for safety and performance.

Jan 12 2018

Monday Morning Briefing

Hollywood stars don black for the Golden Globes red carpet, Steve Bannon backs off comments made about Trump’s son and an exclusive reveals the Pentagon and diplomats are to play a bigger role in U.S. arms sales.

Rival airlines Emirates, Etihad step closer with security pact

DUBAI Emirates [EMIRA.UL] and Etihad Airways signed a security pact on Monday to share information and intelligence, the first agreement between the two rival airlines based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Flooding at JFK airport adds to misery after flight delays

NEW YORK Flooding from a water main break forced the temporary suspension of some flights at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, adding to the misery of travelers after a winter storm canceled or delayed hundreds of flights in recent days.

Natural Disasters, U.S. Jan 07 2018

Planes collide at Toronto's Pearson Airport; passengers safe

(This version of the Jan 6. story corrects the third-to-last paragraph to show the Transportation Safety Board is an independent investigative agency, not a Canadian regulator)) | Video