Israel’s national airline El Al has been petitioned to “stop the bullying, intimidation and discrimination against women” on its flights by ultra-Orthodox Jews who refuse to be seated next to women on religious grounds.
With thousands of flights canceled in two days at the second busiest US air hub, aviation authorities say they will need another two weeks to fully restore the Chicago air control center which was crippled by fire after sabotage by an employee.
Five US airline employees have been charged with smuggling over $400,000 in cash, which they believed to be drug money, past TSA checkpoints following a sting operation at Boston’s Logan International Airport.
A fire at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has halted all flights. Up to 20 people have been evacuated from the air traffic control facility where the blaze broke out. A man with "self-inflicted" wounds was found at the scene of the incident.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet was forced to make an emergency landing at Glasgow Airport on Friday after a fire alert prompted its pilot to request the urgent stop. The aircraft had been en route from Chicago to Warsaw.
A ‘parcelcopter’ drone operated by DHL will be used to deliver pharmaceuticals to a small German island in what the company says to be the first in Europe commercial delivery of goods via unmanned aircraft.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has increased its warnings on Ebola to airlines, detailing how to handle passengers who get sick on board the aircraft. The guidance includes cleaning and reporting procedures.
A one-year-old baby has been rescued from a hot, parked car by a woman who broke the windshield, crawled into the car and unlocked the door. The woman ignored warnings from security guards and the apprehension of onlookers.
The third convoy of Russian humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine has arrived in the war-torn city of Donetsk. Earlier, Kiev and self-defense forces signed a memorandum aimed at effectively halting all fighting in eastern Ukraine after talks in Minsk.