Over the past two weeks, long-running tensions between Southwest Airlines(NYSE: LUV) and its maintenance workers (and their union) have come to a boil. Southwest has seen a sharp spike in out-of-service planes, magnifying the impact of severe weather on its operations. As a result, it has experienced an unusually high number of flight delays and cancellations.
It takes a village to stay on top — perhaps that’s why two of the world’s busiest metropolises shone so brightly on February 20 when Forbes Travel Guide announced the 61st edition of its annual Star Awards.
For travelers who seek out historic hotels, learning about a property firsthand and from an expert is a lovely perk. No brochure or website can make history come alive — or indulge questions — the way a human guide can.
A pilot was killed when two Indian Air Force jets collided mid-air and crashed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru during rehearsals for an aero show. (Feb. 19) A pilot was killed when two Indian Air Force jets collided mid-air and crashed in the southern city of Bengaluru during rehearsals for an aero show. (Feb. 19)
A man from Niger who was expelled from Israel has been trapped in an Ethiopian airport for three months after his home country refused him entry.
Eissa Muhamad, 24, has languished in Addis Ababa airport for months after living in Israel for more than seven years in a case reminiscent of the Syrian man who lived in Kuala Lumpur international airport for seven months until Canada allowed him entry and asylum.
The Trump administration is probing whether Southwest Airlines Co. miscalculated the weight of checked luggage on its flights.
The investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration – first reported by the Wall Street Journal and confirmed to Fox Business by an agency spokesperson – centers on the process the Dallas-based airline uses to determine the overall weight of baggage stored in the belly of its jets.
JetBlue flight 1954 was en route from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in South Florida when a passenger gave birth to a baby boy, airline spokeswoman Tamara Young told Miami ABC affiliate WPLG.