US Airways plans to resume its direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv on Thursday after a temporary ban from federal authorities on flights to Israel amid an intensifying conflict with the Palestinians.
A US Airways plane blew a tire during takeoff from Philadelphia`s airport, though officials reported no serious injuries.
Permitting knives, however small, in hand luggage will make passengers unsafe, two top US airlines have told a federal agency.
A flight from New York to Phoenix
was diverted to Missouri after three passengers on board behaved in a "suspicious" manner.
Struggling US Airways has said it will cut some 1,000 jobs next year, shift nearly all of its flying to its three hubs and Washington, and suspend several international routes.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade