Hawaii rattled after alert of incoming missile is mistakenly sent

A screen shot take by Hawaiian citizen Alison Teal shows the screen of her mobile phone with an alert text message sent to all Hawaiian citizens on January 13, 2018. / AFP / Alison TEAL Honolulu, An alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile aimed at Hawaii was sent in error Saturday, sowing panic and confusion across the US state -- which is already on edge over the risk of attack -- before officials dubbed it a "false alarm."

Airlines inch back to normal flow after Atlanta airport fire

Delta Air Lines and other carriers that operate out of Atlanta's busy airport said they expected to be running normally Tuesday after a fire and blackout there forced the cancellation of over 1,500 flights days before the start of the Christmas rush. A spokesman for Delta, by far the biggest airline at the world's busiest airport, said most of its delayed passengers had been booked on flights scheduled to leave Monday.

Charges filed in Croatia after death of Afghan migrant girl

Delta Air Lines and other carriers that operate out of Atlanta's airport say they expect to be running normally by Tuesday, after a fire and blackout there. Their long-sought political goal within grasp, Republicans in Congress are set to catapult sweeping $1.5 trillion tax legislation through the House, rolling over a dozen GOP defectors from high-tax states.

Saudis intercept Yemen rebel missile targeting royal palace

Delta Air Lines and other carriers that operate out of Atlanta's airport say they expect to be running normally by Tuesday, after a fire and blackout there. Delta Air Lines and other carriers that operate out of Atlanta's airport say they expect to be running normally by Tuesday, after a fire and blackout there.

UN: Coalition airstrikes kill 136 in Yemen in 11 days

President Donald Trump's administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain's National Health... President Donald Trump's administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain's National Health Service. China's government has criticized President Donald Trump's decision to label Beijing a rival and called on Washington to accept the rise of a more powerful China.

400 Delta Flights Scrapped After Atlanta Airport Outage Chaos

Delta Air Lines Inc. and other carriers worked to get thousands of stranded passengers onto planes after a major electrical disruption in Atlanta crippled service at the world's busiest hub, extending flight cancellations into a second day. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport still had 411 inbound and outbound cancellations on Monday after 1,183 the day before, according to FlightAware, a flight-tracking service.

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Thousands of people were stranded Monday morning at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. A sudden power outage that Georgia Power said was caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility brought the airport to a standstill Sunday about 1 p.m. All outgoing flights were halted, and arriving planes were held on the ground at their point of departure.

Holiday travel chaos ahead after Atlanta airport outage

Thousands of people were stranded Monday morning at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. A sudden power outage that Georgia Power said was caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility brought the airport to a standstill Sunday about 1 p.m. All outgoing flights were halted, and arriving planes were held on the ground at their point of departure.

JetBlue flight out of Logan diverted after plane was hit by birds

A JetBlue plane out of Logan International Airport was diverted Monday afternoon after it was struck by birds, officials said. A tire on the jet's left main gear assembly blew out before the United Airlines flight from Chicago landed around 1 p.m. Crew of the Las Vegas-bound flight, which left Boston around 4:45 p.m., declared an emergency and initially indicated the plane was returning to Logan, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Chicago’s Amazon bid focuses on workforce and transportation

Chicago has officially thrown its hat in the ring with a bid for Amazon's massive second headquarters, adding to the growing competition from cities bragging about their talent pool, quality of life and cultural amenities to lure the tech giant and its promise of jobs. While some cities have creatively played up their hipness or gently ribbed Seattle with pitches of year-round sunny weather, Chicago has played it straight.

Ryanair’s operations chief to step down after cancellations

Billboards seeking the public's help in the investigation into the Las Vegas concert shooting will serve as a stark reminder that investigators remain stumped about the gunman's motives. Billboards seeking the public's help in the investigation into the Las Vegas concert shooting will serve as a stark reminder that investigators remain stumped about the gunman's motives.

Police drag woman off Southwest Airlines flight

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closely followed his boss' playbook, encouraging mining and drilling on public lands and reducing the size of national monuments _ except in Montana. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closely followed his boss' playbook, encouraging mining and drilling on public lands and reducing the size of national monuments _ except in Montana.

Amtrak Wants to Remind You How Bad Flying Is

Richard Anderson knows exactly why so many people hate air travel. And as the former chief executive of Delta Air Lines Inc., he appears ready to exploit each of those pain points in his new role-as president and co-CEO of Amtrak. The railroad has launched a new advertising campaign focused heavily on why so many airlines have been despised by so many for so very long.

Planes evacuate travelers stranded at Houston airport, flying them out of storm zone

Travelers stranded at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport amid the deadly hurricane that devastated southeast Texas this weekend were tonight flown to Dallas out of the storm zone. Over 400 passengers had been stranded at Hobby Airport and at least 100 passengers were stranded at George Bush Intercontinental Airport as Hurricane Harvey drenched the city's roadways and overwhelmed homes, a Houston Airports spokesman told ABC News on Sunday afternoon.

Flight low on fuel blocked from landing at IND

A United Airlines flight from Chicago wasn't allowed to land at the Indianapolis International Airport Friday night, and it could have Vice President Mike Pence to thank. Pence was in town to speak at a luncheon in downtown Indianapolis, and as part of standard procedure, the Secret Service adds a temporary flight restriction -- known as a TFR -- to the airspace around Indianapolis.

Columbia airport prepares for more passengers

Columbia Regional Airport is preparing for passenger numbers to take off in August, when United Airlines begins flights to Denver and Chicago. More parking spots, indoor seating and security agents are being added in anticipation of thousands more passengers after United Airlines begins a daily flight to Denver International Airport and twice-daily flights to Chicago O'Hare International Airport on Aug. 1. The city's economic development director, Stacey Button, told the Airport Advisory Board on Wednesday the United flights are expected to bring in approximately 80,000 inbound and outbound passengers to the airport this year.

Disruptive passenger in Trump cap delays Shanghai flight


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In this July 8, 2015, file photo, United Airlines planes are seen on the tarmac at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines says a disruptive passenger on a flight from Shanghai to New Jersey was asked to get off, resulting in an unscheduled stop in San Francisco and an arrival delayed by eight hours.

Canada threatens to scrap Boeing contracts amid Bombardier pricing row

A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter lands onto the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan during a joint naval drill between South Korea and the U.S. in the West Sea, South Korea, Oct. 28, 2015. Canada suggested on Thursday it could scrap plans to buy Boeing fighter jets if the United States backed Boeing's claims that Canadian plane maker Bombardier dumped jetliners in the U.S. market.

Today in History: May 15, 2017

On May 15, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, whose members came to be known as WACs. Wartime gasoline rationing went into effect in 17 Eastern states, limiting sales to three gallons a week for non-essential vehicles.

Today in History a ” Monday, May 15, 2017

On May 15, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, whose members came to be known as WACs. Wartime gasoline rationing went into effect in 17 Eastern states, limiting sales to three gallons a week for non-essential vehicles.

U.S. lawmakers press United on man dragged off plane

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz and UAL President Scott Kirby prepare to testify at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on 'Oversight of U.S. Airline Customer Service,' in the aftermath of the forced removal on April 9 of a passenger from a UAL Chicago flight, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 2, 2017. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz prepares to testify at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on 'Oversight of U.S. Airline Customer Service,' in the aftermath of the forced removal on April 9 of a passenger from a UAL Chicago flight, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 2, 2017.

United Airlines Chief Executive Set to Testify Before Congress

The chief executive of United Airlines Inc will testify before a House panel on Tuesday in the aftermath of the forced removal on April 9 of a passenger from a Chicago flight, an incident that drew international condemnation. The House Transportation Committee will hear from United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz, along with the airline's president, Scott Kirby, as well as lower level executives from American Airlines Inc, Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

United Airlines chief executive set to testify before Congress

The chief executive of United Airlines Inc will testify before a House panel on Tuesday in the aftermath of the forced removal on April 9 of a passenger from a Chicago flight, an incident that drew international condemnation. The House Transportation Committee will hear from United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz, along with the airline's president, Scott Kirby, as well as lower level executives from American Airlines Inc, Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia fiercely feud over Syria

A once-prominent Las Vegas physician who was convicted of murder and 26 other charges in a 2007 hepatitis outbreak has died in prison custody. An influential U.S. government health panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor.

Ex-doctor in hepatitis C outbreak dies in prison custody

FILE - In this June 27, 2013 file photo, Dipak Desai takes his seat during his trial in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Desai, the once-prominent Las Vegas doctor who was convicted of murder and 26 other charg... A prosecutor says a New York couple decided to kill their adoptive son and cover up the crime with a house fire after watching the movie "Manchester by the Sea."

Melania Trump wins damages from Daily Mail publisher

Republicans have pulled out a victory in Kansas in the first of four U.S. House elections to replace GOP congressmen named to top jobs in President Donald Trump's administration, but the next contest in Georgia... Republicans have pulled out a victory in Kansas in the first of four U.S. House elections to replace GOP congressmen named to top jobs in President Donald Trump's administration, but the next contest in Georgia could be tougher. The CEO of United Airlines' parent company is pledging to review company policies after a passenger was dragged off a full fight in Chicago.

Every Tech Billionaire in India Takes Hit From Trump Visa Reform

Overbooking is a necessity for the airline industry, according to Azul SA Chief Executive Officer and JetBlue Airways Corp. founder David Neeleman. United Continental Holdings Inc. is struggling to contain the spiraling fallout over a passenger's forcible removal from a flight, recordings of which have spread across social media around the world, sparking outrage.

Gov. Christie calls for halt to airline ‘bumping’ and overbooking regulations

The Latest on the passenger who was dragged off a full United Express flight at Chicago's O'Hare Airport : New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has asked the Trump administration to suspend regulations that allow airlines to overbook flights. Christie, a Republican, sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday, citing a passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight in Chicago on Sunday.

Delta Delays Drag Into Fifth Day, Testing Passengers’ Patience

Brittany Wengel was supposed to fly Delta to Florida on Thursday for a long weekend away from a gray New York City. As of Sunday, she was still grounded.  Delta, which had canceled her original flight to Fort Lauderdale, rebooked her on another direct one for Sunday morning before canceling that one as well and offering her a multiple layover option instead.

Rocker charged with having gun on Delta flight

Rock guitarist Rick Derringer told a federal air marshal that he keeps his gun with him on commercial airline flights 30 to 50 times a year, and was only detained last month at Atlanta's airport near the end of a trip to Mexico, authorities said. Found with a loaded gun in his carry-on bag after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Cancn, Mexico, he now faces a criminal charge in Atlanta, court records show.

The Latest: President Obama wishes crowd Merry Christmas

President Barack Obama greets people waiting for him outside Island Snow Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, after the president, joined by family and friends, had shave ice during the first family's annual vacation. less President Barack Obama greets people waiting for him outside Island Snow Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, after the president, joined by family and friends, had shave ice during the first ... more President Barack Obama greets people waiting for him outside Island Snow Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, after the president, joined by family and friends, had shave ice during the first family's annual vacation.

Delta sorry for not booting pro-Trump passenger from plane

Delta Air Lines is apologizing for not removing a passenger from a flight to Pennsylvania who rudely professed his support for President-elect Donald Trump and insulted those who didn't. The Morning Call first reported on a video posted on Facebook by a fellow passenger on the Tuesday flight from Atlanta to Allentown.

Isolated workers catch fish for U.S.

Hawaii's high-quality seafood is sold with the promise that it's caught by local, hardworking fishermen. But the people who haul in the prized catch are almost all foreign workers, confined to American boats for years at a time without basic rights or protections.

Obama Warns Against Global Warming’s Impact on Pacific Atoll

President Barack Obama plunked down on a speck of coral reef in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on Thursday and gazed out at the turquoise waters of the marine monument he's widened to become the largest in the world. Hundreds of rare birds fluttered in the skies halfway between Asia and North America as the president paid an unusual visit to Midway Atoll, one of the most remote areas of the ocean.

Stranded on remote island, they wrote a SOSa in the sand. Luckily, search crews found them.

The two mariners left Weno Island en route for Tamatam Island in an 18-foot vessel over a week ago with “limited supplies and no emergency equipment.” When the two men failed to arrive at their destination a day later, a search effort was launched in the western Pacific on Aug. 19, according to a statement released by the U.S. Coast Guard in Guam. In recent days, crews from Coast Guard District 14 - which covers the Hawaiian islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Saipan area - searched nearly 17,000 square miles using 15 boats and two aircraft, the statement said.

Man In Underwear Crashes Truck Into Airliner

The FAA has established 12 Centers of Excellence to pursue research into safety, alternative fuels, airport operations and other aviation... EAA's 2 millionth Young Eagle, plus three others in the count around the milestone, received their memorable airplane rides at... Before you can fly an F-35, you're going to spend time in the T50a simulator.

Textron Systems eyes commercial growth for its drones

Between Home Depot and Wal-Mart in Cockeysville, in an unassuming collection of industrial buildings off York Road, Textron Systems assembles the Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle. Commonly called a drone, the Shadow recently logged its 1 millionth flight hour, a milestone the company celebrated with a party last month for its employees.

Alaska Air Group Reports Record Second Quarter 2016 Results

Reported record second quarter net income, excluding special items, of $263 million, a 14% increase over the second quarter of 2015. Adjusted diluted earnings per share of $2.12 was a 20% increase over the second Reported record second quarter net income, excluding special items, of $263 million, a 14% increase over the second quarter of 2015.

Southwest Airlines Reports Record Quarterly Profit for Q2 2016

Record quarterly GAAP1 net income of $820 million, or $1.28 per diluted share, compared with second quarter 2015 GAAP net income of $608 million, or $.90 per diluted share. Record quarterly GAAP1 net income of $820 million, or $1.28 per diluted share, compared with second quarter 2015 GAAP net income of $608 million, or $.90 per diluted share.

Is This The Airlines Liftoff Investors Have Been Waiting For?

A flurry of good news lifted airline stocks higher last week, reversing a drop in altitude that's weighed on the industry so far in 2016. Fueled primarily by a bullish report from Deutsche Bank, American Airlines , Delta Air Lines and United Continental collectively advanced 6.5 percent last Tuesday alone.

United Airlines Suspends Pilot Who Called for Public Execution of Hillary Clinton


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Michael Folk, a Republican legislator from West Virginia and a United Airlines pilot, has been suspended by United for sending a tweet to Hillary Clinton calling for her public execution by hanging. This pilot has been removed from flying pending our investigation.

Southwest Airlines doesn’t want stadium next to airport

The airline with the largest share of passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport doesn't want an NFL stadium nearby, saying football fans' cars could clog the roads for passengers trying to catch flights and bright signage and pyrotechnics could hinder pilots' vision. A plane taxis at McCarran International Airport near the site of a proposed football stadium, Friday, July 1, 2016, in Las Vegas.

Russia: US destroyer got too close to its ships in Europe

By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states. By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.

Discount airline to land at Newark with opening up of slots

In this Wednesday, April 13, 2016 file photo, a small plane with a banner flies over Flint Bishop Airport to celebrate the ribbon cutting for Allegiant Air joining Flint Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich. Discount airline Allegiant Air is set to land at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Airports go slow on Delta’s plans to expand VIP security lanes

As travelers face long waits for U.S. airport security checks, Delta Air Lines Inc wants to expand limited access lanes to allow its top fliers - and anyone who pays a fee - to jump to the front of the line. But some airport managers are balking at the idea, saying they don't have the room or don't want to do anything that may compound delays for regular fliers.