‘A loud bang was heard’: Here’s what federal investigators know so far about Boeing 777 United Airlines engine failure

‘A loud bang was heard’: Here’s what federal investigators know so far about Boeing 777 United Airlines engine failure

Investigations of aircraft accidents and incidents can take more than a year, but officials often get an early read on factors that may have played a role. On Monday, two days after the high-profile engine failure on United Airlines Flight 328 from Denver…

Delta Flight Museum Becoming a COVID-19 Vaccination Site Next Week

Delta Flight Museum Becoming a COVID-19 Vaccination Site Next Week

The Delta Flight Museum near the Atlanta International Airport will become one of Georgia's largest COVID-19 vaccination centers starting next week. The airline announced that its museum and general offices building will begin offering vaccinations on Feb. 22, becoming one of four…

Winter storm: 2,500-plus flights canceled; Austin airport reopens as Delta extends waivers

Winter storm: 2,500-plus flights canceled; Austin airport reopens as Delta extends waivers

Travel conditions for Thursday appear dismal as another snowstorm roars across the nation through the end of the week, hitting parts of the country in which millions were already without electricity in record-breaking cold. More than 100 million Americans are in the path of the storm as…

Dubai airport’s passenger traffic dropped 70% in 2020; will COVID-19 vaccines bring back tourists?

Dubai airport’s passenger traffic dropped 70% in 2020; will COVID-19 vaccines bring back tourists?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai International Airport saw the coronavirus pandemic push passenger traffic down by an unprecedented 70% in 2020 compared to the previous year, its CEO announced Monday, even as the airport held onto its prized title as the…

Another holiday, another travel surge: TSA screens more than 1 million passengers ahead of long Presidents Day weekend

Another holiday, another travel surge: TSA screens more than 1 million passengers ahead of long Presidents Day weekend

Travelers got an early start to the long Presidents Day holiday weekend, with more than 1 million passengers screened at the nation’s airports on Thursday. It was the first time since Jan. 4 that passenger counts topped 1 million. The Transportation Security Administration…

Airlines are against mandatory pre-flight COVID testing in the US. A new Harvard study says testing may serve ‘a critical need’

Airlines are against mandatory pre-flight COVID testing in the US. A new Harvard study says testing may serve ‘a critical need’

Harvard University researchers studying ways to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission during air travel endorsed the idea of rapid testing of passengers in a report released Thursday. “Viral testing is an important public health screening mechanism that can quickly and efficiently identify those…