Airport operation

A tow truck holds a car that was pulled from on an off-ramp that collapsed during a morning earthquake on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. The driver was not injured attempting to exit Minnesota Drive at International Airport Road. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or seek shelter under office desks, while a tsunami warning had some seeking higher ground. (AP Photo/Mike Dinneen)
November 30, 2018 - 3:43 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A state official says Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is open and operating at reduced capacity with delayed flights following back-to-back earthquakes. Alaska transportation and public...
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November 27, 2018 - 10:55 am
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's civil aviation authority say it will question a hang-glider pilot after a tourist he flew over a picturesque Swiss landscape nearly fell dozens of meters (yards) to the ground because his harness wasn't properly attached. A nail-biting video of the incident drew more...
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November 13, 2018 - 4:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Irish aviation officials are investigating reports of bright lights moving quickly in the skies over Ireland. The Irish Aviation Authority said Tuesday it was looking into "reports from a small number of aircraft" about what was called "unusual air activity" on Friday. "The report...
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November 11, 2018 - 3:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry is complaining that the interrogation of a website editor at a U.S. airport shows authorities are persecuting Russian journalists. Alexander Malkevich, editor of the USA Really website, reportedly was detained and questioned for several hours Friday at a...
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FILE - This Aug. 6, 2014 file photo shows the news FAA tower under construction at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Federal and airport authorities said Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. "No safety events occurred during this incident," the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement about what officials said amounted to a 40-minute span during which the female controller slurred words and then apparently lost consciousness shortly before midnight Wednesday. (Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
November 09, 2018 - 8:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. "No safety events occurred during this incident...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, a Ryanair jetplane parks at the airport in Weeze, Germany. French authorities have seized a Ryanair plane and forced 149 passengers to disembark because of a dispute over subsidies to the Irish airline. The French civil aviation authority announced Friday, Nov. 9 it had impounded the plane on the tarmac of the Bordeaux-Merignac airport as a “last resort.” (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
November 09, 2018 - 5:51 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities have seized a Ryanair plane and forced 149 passengers to disembark because of a dispute over subsidies to the Irish airline. The French civil aviation authority announced Friday it had impounded the plane on the tarmac of the Bordeaux-Merignac airport as a "last...
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Istanbul's new airport ahead of its opening, Monday Oct. 29, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to inaugurate Istanbul's new airport, slated to be the world's biggest, a megaproject that he has pushed to meet its symbolic deadline. The airport will start operations on the 95th anniversary of Turkey's establishment as a republic Monday but will initially only serve limited destinations. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
October 29, 2018 - 9:35 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president inaugurated a gleaming new aviation hub in Istanbul on Monday, a megaproject that he has pushed to fulfill his dream of making Turkey a global player. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Istanbul Airport was open for operations on a special day — the...
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This combination photo of satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe shows Saipan International Airport on Saipan, an island of the Northern Mariana Islands, on Feb. 6, 2018, left, and Oct. 26, 2018, after Super Typhoon Yutu. (DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Some airport and shipping access has returned to a U.S. Pacific territory ravaged by a super typhoon, but tens of thousands of residents still without power and sifting through rubble face a long road to recovery. Saipan International Airport reopened with limited service Sunday after Super Typhoon...
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A damaged plane sits at the airport after Super Typhoon Yutu hit the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Garapan, Saipan. Residents of the U.S. territory are preparing for months without electricity or running water after the islands were slammed Thursday with the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year. (AP Photo/Dean Sensui)
October 27, 2018 - 2:30 pm
SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands (AP) — The Latest on Super Typhoon Yutu that ravaged the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Saipan International Airport has been reopened with limited service after the Northern Mariana Islands were hit by Super Typhoon...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:46 am
MILAN (AP) — The chairman of Lufthansa's regional Air Dolomiti airline says the German carrier remains interested in Alitalia and that the government's plan to take a stake has potential advantages. Joerg Eberhart told Turin daily La Stampa in an interview published Thursday that a small minority...
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