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New Orlando terminal is $2.8 billion bet on Florida tourism

Sep. 19, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Visitors to the new terminal at Orlando International Airport may want to wear sunscreen, shades and a floppy hat. Sun rays beaming through the windows of its soaring ceilings don't just peck at the passing passengers — they practically smooch them as if they...

Flights disrupted as French air traffic controllers walk out

Sep. 16, 2022 05:59 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Many domestic and some international flights were canceled in France Friday as air traffic controllers went on a national strike over pay and recruitment issues. French civil aviation authority DGAC warned that domestic traffic would be “severely disrupted” with...

Typhoon Muifa makes landfall in China, heads for Shanghai

Sep. 14, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A strong typhoon made landfall on a group of Chinese islands on Wednesday as it headed toward the metropolis of Shanghai. Typhoon Muifa hit the Zhoushan archipelago, near the port city of Ningbo on the country's east coast, at about 8:30 p.m., China's National...

Aid for flood victims arrives in hard-hit Pakistani province

Sep. 11, 2022 08:24 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Two more U.S. military planes loaded with tons of aid for Pakistanis affected by flooding from deadly monsoon rains landed Sunday in southern Sindh province, one of the worst-affected regions in the impoverished country. Saif Ullah, spokesman for the...

Treasury sanctions Iranian firms for drone sales to Russia

Sep. 08, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department announced Thursday that it is levying sanctions against four Iranian companies that it says were involved in sending drones to Russia last month for use in Moscow's war against Ukraine. Tehran-based Safiran Airport Services, Paravar...

Taliban: UAE firm to run flight services on Afghan airports

Sep. 08, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban and the Abu Dhabi-based firm GAAC Solutions signed a contract Thursday for the Emirati company to provide flight services and manage planes landing and taking off on key airports in Afghanistan. The flight guidance services deal will also include...

Power outage at Austin airport leads to flight delays

Sep. 07, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An early morning power outage Wednesday at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport caused flight delays and cancellations that continued even after electricity was restored. The airport reported it lost power shortly before 5 a.m., and soon after said flights...

United Airlines lifts 3Q revenue estimate after busy summer

Sep. 07, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines said Wednesday that third-quarter revenue will be higher than it had expected due to strong summer travel demand, and the upbeat outlook helped push airline stocks higher. Separately, United said it will end flights at John F. Kennedy International...

Charleston, West Virginia, airport names first female CEO

Sep. 07, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia airport's board has appointed a new director and chief executive officer. The Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority, which oversees West Virginia International Yeager Airport, on Tuesday announced they chose Dominique Ranieri to...

Coast Guard ends search for 9 missing in floatplane crash

Sep. 05, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search Monday afternoon for nine people, including a child, who were missing after a floatplane crashed in the waters of Puget Sound northwest of Seattle. The body of a 10th person, an unidentified female, was...