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Dallas forecast leads to American, Southwest cancellations

Apr. 17, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American and Southwest Airlines are canceling hundreds of flights in the Dallas-Fort Worth area because of a forecast of damaging weather. The weather forecast calls for a chance of large hail, damaging winds and perhaps even tornadoes. American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein said the...

Bomb scare pauses flights for hours at Kenya's main airport

Apr. 17, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's flagship airline and officials say a passenger reported a bomb threat that led to flights being grounded at the country's main airport for hours. Kenya Airways said in a statement Wednesday the threat was reported on a flight departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport...

The Latest: Suspected tornado hits rural Ohio city; 6 hurt

Apr. 15, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local): 11:35 p.m. A suspected tornado hit a rural Ohio city, as the storm that pummeled the South made its way to the Northeast. The Times Gazette reported several homes and businesses were damaged after an apparent tornado struck Shelby, Ohio, Sunday about 4...

American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August

Apr. 14, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines announced Sunday that it was canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The announcement made American the second major carrier to cancel Max flights through the busy summer season. Southwest Airlines, the...

Southwest doesn't plan to use Boeing Max jets until August

Apr. 12, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines customers relaxing on Thursday evening got an email that may mean their summer vacation could be more stressful and expensive than they planned. Southwest, the biggest operator of Boeing jets, is removing the grounded 737 Max from its schedule until at least Aug. 5, well...

The Latest: Bomb cyclone storm hits US interior

Apr. 11, 2019 3:43 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather impacting the central U.S. (all times local): 4:58 p.m. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has activated the National Guard in case troops are needed to rescue stranded motorists as they did during last month's blizzard. Guard officials said Wednesday that 50...

Delta profit surges and releases strong outlook

Apr. 10, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A new credit card deal and rising corporate travel boosted profit for Delta Air Lines in the first quarter, a trend it predicts will continue this spring. Delta executives said Wednesday that corporate-account revenue is up 10% from this time last year, helping offset choppy demand from...

Boeing orders and deliveries tumble as Max jet is grounded

Apr. 9, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Boeing failed to win any orders for its 737 Max airliner in March as scrutiny of the plane increased following a second deadly crash in less than five months. Deliveries of finished Max jets also tumbled, to 11 from 26 in February. That was not surprising — Boeing suspended deliveries...

The Latest: Orders, deliveries of Boeing's 737 Max plunge

Apr. 9, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max jets after two fatal crashes (all times local): 1 p.m. Orders and deliveries of Boeing's 737 Max plunged in the first quarter as the plane was grounded around the world following a second deadly crash. Boeing disclosed Tuesday that it received...

American Airlines extends Max-caused cancellations to June 5

Apr. 8, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines is extending by over a month its cancellations of about 90 daily flights as the troubled 737 Max plane remains grounded by regulators. American said Sunday it is extending the cancellations through June 5 from the earlier timeframe of April 24. The airline acknowledged...