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Emirates to again fly Boeing 777 to US as 5G rollout slowed

Jan. 20, 2022 05:44 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates said Thursday it will resume its Boeing 777 flights to the U.S. after halting its use of the aircraft there over concerns new 5G services in America could interfere with airplane technology that measures altitude. ...

First aid flights arrive in Tonga after big volcano eruption

Jan. 20, 2022 02:31 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The first flights carrying fresh water and other aid to Tonga finally arrived Thursday after the Pacific nation’s main airport runway was cleared of ash left by a huge volcanic eruption. New Zealand and Australia each sent military transport planes...

Airlines cancel some flights after reduced 5G rollout in US

Jan. 19, 2022 23:38 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Some flights to and from the U.S. were canceled on Wednesday even after AT&T and Verizon scaled back the rollout of high-speed wireless service that could interfere with aircraft technology that measures altitude. International carriers that rely heavily on the...

GM expands market for hydrogen fuel cells beyond vehicles

Jan. 19, 2022 14:52 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is finding new markets for its hydrogen fuel cell systems, announcing that it will work with another company to build mobile electricity generators, electric vehicle charging stations and power generators for military camps. The emissions-free...

AT&T, Verizon pause some new 5G after airlines raise alarm

Jan. 18, 2022 20:16 PM EST

AT&T and Verizon will delay launching new wireless service near key airports after the nation’s largest airlines said the service would interfere with aircraft technology and cause widespread flight disruptions. The decision from the companies came Tuesday as the Biden...

Angi, Elastic fall; KB Home, Delta Air Lines rise

Jan. 13, 2022 16:21 PM EST

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., up $6.96 to $139.19. The chipmaker reported strong fourth-quarter financial results. KB Home, up $7 to $49.38. The homebuilder's...

Boeing airliner sales jump but deliveries lag rival Airbus

Jan. 11, 2022 11:46 AM EST

Boeing finished 2021 far behind European rival Airbus in deliveries of new aircraft, but sales bounced back after two dismal years caused by the 737 Max crashes and the pandemic. Boeing said Tuesday that it delivered 38 commercial planes in December and 340 for all of 2021, nearly...

Airbus says deliveries of new airline jets are nosing higher

Jan. 10, 2022 15:59 PM EST

Airbus said Monday that it delivered 611 passenger jets in 2021, an 8% increase over 2020 but an indication that airlines are still cautious about adding new planes during a pandemic that has reduced travel worldwide. More than three-quarters of last year's deliveries were for planes...

Qatar Airways goes after Airbus citing aircraft quality

Dec. 20, 2021 14:19 PM EST

Qatar Airways is taking Airbus to court charging the manufacturer of failing to correct what it says is accelerated surface degradation impacting the Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline said Monday that it's seeking a rapid resolution in the High Court in London. The airline has now...

Airport gets new name as some decry lack of public input

Dec. 19, 2021 13:16 PM EST

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of Connecticut’s airports has a new name. Bridgeport city officials approved the renaming of Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford as the Bridgeport Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport. The Connecticut Post reported the move was made Friday without...