Air Travel Disruptions
MADRID - A general strike against Spain's austerity measures saw tens of thousands of people take to the streets on Wednesday in protests that canceled flights, halted produce shipments and caused clashes between police and the public.
ROME - Officials say Palermo's airport will stay closed until at least Sunday afternoon while awaiting equipment to remove a jet that landed off a runway.
NEW YORK - U.S. airlines were late more often in July than a year earlier, but there were only 3 planes stuck for more than three hours, the government said Monday.
NEW YORK - Only three flights sat on the tarmac for more than three hours in June compared with nearly 300 a year ago, the government said Tuesday.
PARIS - Airlines have slashed flights in France as a strike by air traffic controllers fearful of a plan to unify European skies went into full force Wednesday.
- DOT fires back after airline tarmac delay backlash
- Security breach at RI airport causes delays
- Govt says 5 May flights sat on tarmac over 3 hours
- Gov't says 5 flights violated tarmac rule in May
- Fans turned back from Durban airport
- Spirit Airlines cancels flights through Tuesday
- Spirit Airlines pilots strike
- Long delays dwindle in April, more flights on-time
- US airlines on-time rate improves in April
- British Airways cabin crew begin 5-day strike
- FAA chief: Agency won't be airlines' 'scapegoat'
- Airlines improve on-time performance in March
- 5 Moroccan airports closed because of ash
- Volcanic ash closes 7 Spanish airports
- Volcanic ash snarls Scottish, Irish air services
- American further delays Chicago-Beijing service
- Gov't won't exempt airlines from tarmac time limit
- Airlines lose $1.7 BN from 100,000 canceled trips
- Airlines lose $1.7 billion, Germany opens airspace
- All restrictions for German airspace lifted
- IATA: airlines lost over $1.7BN in ash chaos
- Stuck tourists in Caribbean provide economic boost
- Tarmac rule gets you off the plane. Then what?
- Airline losses from ash climb over $1 billion
- A glance at flight disruptions due to volcanic ash
- Impact of volcanic ash surfacing for US businesses
- Ash makes Ryanair cancel most flights until Monday
- One volcano's ash humbles a mobile modern world
- Volcanic cloud casts long shadow over US travel
- Fewer on-time flights in February
- LAX morning flights delayed by security breach
- Airlines start tarmac delay response early
- US Airways starts tarmac delay response early
- European aviation industry faces more strikes
- Alitalia cancels flights before airport strike