Andrew Herdman, DG of Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). Ramesh Pathania | Mint | Hindustan Times | Getty Images The ongoing trade war between the United States and China is negatively affecting air cargo demand for Asian airlines, according to the director general of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, a regional trade body.
Commercial airliners sit at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California. Mike Fiala | Getty Images SEOUL — Global trade tensions and increased protectionism prompted the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to slash its 2019 profit outlook for the airline sector. Speaking with CNBC at the trade group’s Annual General Meeting, IATA Director General
Travelers use the automated screening lanes funded by American Airlines and installed by the Transportation Security Administration at Miami International Airport. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Air travelers aren’t keeping the change. They left nearly $1 million at security checkpoints at U.S. airports in the last fiscal year, which ended on Sept. 30, 2018, the
Finnair CEO Topi Manner. Daniel Leal-Olivas | AFP | Getty Images Finnair recently announced a new code-sharing partnership with one of China’s largest airlines, helping the European carrier boost its presence in the growing Chinese aviation market, the company’s CEO Topi Manner said Thursday. Partnerships, like the one announced with China Southern last week, will
Joshua Sudock | Disney Parks If you are one of the lucky few headed to Batuu this month, you’re going to need a plan to make the most of your trip to a galaxy far, far away. The matching 14-acre lands of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge debut on May 31 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim,
Getty Images The biggest U.S. gasoline price surge in years is running out of steam just in time for the start of the summer driving season. Heading into Memorial Day, the national average gasoline price is coming off the year’s high and sitting just above $2.80 per gallon. The national average climbed 67 cents a
The Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Education Images | Universal Images Group | Getty Images It’s common knowledge that taking a vacation can improve our health and make us perform better at work, with scientists even linking them to longer life expectancies. Back in 2010, psychologists found that people who used their vacation allowance in
Chadd Haag said he left the United States to escape his student debt. Now he lives in India. Source: Chadd Haag Chad Haag considered living in a cave to escape his student debt. He had a friend doing it. But after some plotting, he settled on what he considered a less risky plan. This year,
An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Los Angeles lands at Reagan National Airport shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded by the United States in Washington, March 13, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters United Airlines will extend flight cancellations through Aug. 3 as its
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary told CNBC on Monday he is confident that Boeing‘s grounded 737 Maxes will resume flights this summer. But he said the grounding after two deadly crashes has hurt business. Europe’s largest discount airline, which ordered 135 Max 200 models with the option for 75 more, had been expecting to receive its first
Travelers wait in line at O’Hare airport in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Taking a plane to your summer getaway? Prepare for even more crowded airports. U.S. airlines will fly a record 257.4 million passengers between June 1 and the end of August, a 3.4% increase from the previous year, Airlines for America
In this June 23, 2018 photo, American Airlines grounds crew members sit and wait for a luggage cart to arrive at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C. Kiichiro Sato | AP Photo Surfboards, skis and bicycles can now fly for less on American Airlines. The carrier on Tuesday said it would start treating for
Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines. Adam Jeffery | CNBC American Airlines CEO Doug Parker is fully committed to Boeing’s 737 Max jet once it’s re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, and believes an “absolute fix” does exist for jet’s anti-stall system implicated in two deadly crashes. “There’s one that we will all be comfortable
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose grandniece was killed in the March crash of a 737 Max jet in Ethiopia, is accusing the Federal Aviation Administration of being beholden to Boeing. The FAA is hosting dozens of international aviation regulators in Texas on Thursday to discuss the ongoing review of the Boeing 737 Max jets, which
42 Mins Ago The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was killed along with more than 300 others in one of the
Daniel Elwell, acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), speaks during a House Aviation Subcommittee hearing on the status of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airlines that have taken the grounded Boeing 737 Max planes out of their schedules
A Boeing 737 MAX 8 is pictured outside the factory on March 11, 2019 in Renton, Washington. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images A European pilots’ group Thursday urged the region’s aviation regulator to conduct its own thorough and independent review of the Boeing 737 Max before allowing the planes to fly again. International air safety
A number of grounded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft (top) are shown parked at Victorville Airport in Victorville, California, U.S., March 26, 2019. Mike Blake | Reuters Southwest Airlines won’t charge uneasy passengers to change flights to avoid traveling on the Boeing 737 Max if and when regulators allow the jet to take
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The Transportation Security Administration has been calling in officers that usually help with staffing shortages during natural disasters to compensate for a rise in the absences of airport screeners, who have been working without regular pay since the partial government shutdown began more than four weeks ago.