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British Airways warns of job loss, ExpressJet's fate in doubt

The airline did not give a number. It had 9,100 employees at the start of the year. Spirit said it hopes to restore the jobs eventually.

Aug 01, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

Tires blow on United Airlines jet during landing in US, no injuries

Preliminary indications are that tires blew out on the left main landing gear of the Boeing 757 as it was landing and the aircraft veered to the left side of the pavement.

Jun 16, 2019, 12:51 PM IST

China warns foreign airlines against referring to Taiwan, Hong Kong as independent territories

While China has repeatedly claimed the island of Taiwan as part of its own territory, Hong Kong and Macau are regarded as part of the country with a certain degree of autonomy.

May 07, 2018, 21:10 PM IST

Your pet is not cabin baggage! Dog dies after being stuffed in plane's overhead bin

The owner of the pet on a United Airlines flight between Houston and New York was reportedly pressured into keeping her dog in the overhead compartment. He was found dead after the 3-1/2 hour flight.

Mar 14, 2018, 06:47 AM IST

Airlines settle Twin Towers claim over 9/11 attacks

American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to a USD 95.1 million settlement with the developer of the World Trade Centre over the September 11, 2001 attacks, ending 13 years of litigation.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Delhi air pollution: 64 trains delayed as smog envelops city

As many as 64 trains on Saturday were delayed while 14 others were rescheduled and two got cancelled due to smog conditions in the national capital.

Nov 11, 2017, 10:53 AM IST

Indian doctor arrested for groping sleeping teen on UA flight

The 16-year-old girl, who was travelling alone on July 23, was asleep on the flight, when a stranger's hand on her thigh awakened her, the Washington Post reported.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Woman forced to carry child on lap sues US airlines

Shirley Yamauchi said she hopes her lawsuit will help protect other passengers from this type of treatment.


Jul 26, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Newark Liberty International Airport reopens after United Airlines engine fire

Newark Liberty International Airport reopened late on Tuesday after being shut down when 131 people were evacuated from a United Airlines flight over flames seen emerging from an aircraft engine.

May 24, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark Liberty International Airport is a major international hub near New York City.

May 24, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

It may be OK in AAP's Delhi but not in US; Indian-origin man's ticket cancelled for filming dispute

An altercation broke out when he complained to an airlines agent about a $300 charge for his luggage. 

May 11, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

United Airlines reaches settlement with Asian man dragged off from flight

The United Airlines has reached a settlement with Dr David Daowas, who was forcibly removed from the Louisville, Kentucky-bound United flight 3411 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Apr 28, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Passenger dragged off United Airlines flight reaches settlement

A passenger who was violently dragged off a United Airlines flight earlier this month, has reached a settlement with the airline for an undisclosed amount, his lawyers has announced.

Apr 28, 2017, 08:27 AM IST

United Airlines to offer passengers up to $10,000 to surrender seats

United Airlines said that it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier`s efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger.

Apr 27, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

United Airlines CEO loses promotion in wake of passenger manhandling incident

United Airlines says its CEO, Oscar Munoz, lost the opportunity to be promoted to the post of chairman after his handling of the forced removal of a doctor from a flight which was overbooked.

Apr 22, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

Man, fiancee kicked off United Airlines flight en route to their wedding

A bride and groom headed for their wedding were booted from a United Airlines flight here after they relocated to empty seats three rows up without permission, the latest public relations headache for the major American company.

Apr 17, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

United Airlines to save evidence in dragged passenger case

United Airlines and the city of Chicago have agreed to preserve evidence related to the incident where a passenger was violently dragged off an overbooked flight, according to a lawyer.

Apr 16, 2017, 09:13 AM IST

United Air passenger says scorpion bit him on flight from Texas

United Airlines found itself on the defensive again on Friday after a passenger complained that a scorpion stung him during a flight from Texas, capping off a bruising week for the public image of the one of the world`s largest carriers.


Apr 15, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leave

United Airlines sparked outrage on Monday for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked, and one of the security officers involved in the incident was placed on leave pending an investigation.

Apr 12, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Asian doctor dragged off United Airlines flight; videos spark uproar - Watch

The man told United Airlines staff that he was a doctor and had to return home to his patients.

Apr 11, 2017, 09:34 AM IST