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Active shooter scare at Honolulu airport delays flights

Jun. 19, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Flights were being delayed and hundreds of people were waiting to go through security screening at Honolulu's airport on Tuesday after an active shooter scare. Passengers who had already passed through screening and were boarding flights at Terminal 2 were told to go through security...

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

Jun. 16, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in flight. Speaking before the...

Southwest pushes back expected return of troubled Boeing jet

Jun. 13, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is delaying expectations for return of the Boeing 737 Max, which remains grounded after two deadly crashes. Southwest, which has 34 Max jets, said Thursday that it removed the plane from its schedule for an additional month, through Sept. 2. That's causing Southwest to...

Power outage at Honolulu airport causes travel delays

Jun. 12, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials say a power outage at Honolulu's international airport has caused travel delays. Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara says the power went out in Terminal 1 at Daniel K. Inouye International around 9:15 a.m. The outage was confined to Terminal 1 and the flight...

Travel woes linger at Los Angeles airport after power outage

Jun. 6, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Travel problems have persisted at Los Angeles International Airport following a power outage that darkened the entire facility and caused flight diversions, delays and cancellations. Terminal 1 handles Southwest Airlines Co. flights and was cleared early Thursday after officials decided...

LAX flights grounded, cancelled because of power outage

Jun. 6, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport diverted, delayed or cancelled dozens of flights Wednesday night, and hundreds of passengers were briefly stuck on grounded aircraft. A 2-second power "bump" shortly after 6 p.m. caused the entire airport to go dark but electrical...

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights

Jun. 6, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, where an hours-long outage caused dozens of planes to be delayed, diverted or cancelled. Some passengers were...

The Latest: Sudan protesters increase death toll to 108

Jun. 5, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are reporting seven more deaths in the country's political turmoil, raising the death toll to 108 since security forces attacked a pro-democracy demonstration outside military headquarters...

The Latest: Sudan protesters say 40 killed since dispersal

Jun. 4, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military's crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers say the killing of two more people increases the death toll to 40 since the bloody dispersal of a sit-in in the...

The Latest: Sudan's military says it will call elections

Jun. 3, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The latest on the Sudanese military's moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:50 a.m. Sudan's ruling military council says it is cancelling all agreements with protest leaders and will call elections within seven months. The head of the council, Gen....