Us Airlines

  • US plane diverted as passengers fight over seat reclining 6 days ago

    New York: A flight from Newark to Denver was diverted to Chicago after a mid-air brawl erupted when a man set up a gadget that would not let the woman in front of him recline in her seat and she tossed a cup of water in his face. The scuffle forced...
  • US, European airlines halt Israel flights over missile fear July 23, 2014

    In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, US and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines suspended service between the US and Israel indefinitely. US Airways scrapped its one flight to...
  • Boeing close to fixing Dreamliner battery: source February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Boeing Co has found a way to fix battery problems on its grounded 787 Dreamliner jets that involves increasing the space between the lithium ion battery cells, a source familiar with the US company's plans told Reuters. "The gaps between cells will be bigger. I think that's why there...
  • 'Al Qaeda planning to bomb US jet during Olympics' July 1, 2012

    London: Al Qaeda is plotting to blow up an American airliner in the run-up to this month's London Olympics and has trained a Norwegian Muslim convert in an attempt to evade airport security, a media report said on Sunday. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has trained the Norwegian convert...
  • US airlines seek to block Air India jet purchases November 17, 2011

    Washington: US airlines sought on Wednesday to block $ 3.4 billion in pending taxpayer-backed loan guarantees for Air India to buy Boeing Co jetliners. The Air Transport Association, the leading US trade group for major carriers, sought an injunction in US District Court for the District of Columbia to stop financing...
  • Crashed US plane passengers rescued by ferries, divers January 16, 2009

    New York: Passengers from the US Airways plane that crash-landed in New York's Hudson River on Thursday huddled on the wings in freezing air while those in the icy water went limp from the cold and would not have survived more than a few minutes, rescuers said. A US Airways...