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Drone Scare Near New York City Shows Hazard Posed to Air Travel

A reported sighting of a drone near Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday halted operations at the airport.CreditSeth Wenig/Associated Press   A reported sighting of a drone near Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday halted operations at the airport.CreditCreditSeth Wenig/Associated Press One of the busiest airports in the country was closed to arriving

Airports underperform industry cargo growth in December first look

Budapest airport cargo terminal   December cargo throughput results for the world’s airport are still trickling in, but early analysis indicates an overall diminished peak season for air freight. With only a couple of exceptions in Europe and Asia, volumes and traffic across most airports posted year-over-year declines in volume for December,

Cathay Pacific makes good on first-class ticket blunder

  The tickets are for flights from Vietnam to New York on Cathay Pacific for around $675 return instead of about $16,000 normally. Cathay Pacific Airways said it would guarantee thousands of first and business-class flights sold at huge discounts after a ticketing error, calling the mistake a surprise special on New

Qatar Airways acquires 5 percent stake in China Southern

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Qatar Airways says it now holds a 5 percent share in China Southern Airlines, helping expand the Gulf carrier’s reach in one of the world’s fastest-growing aviation markets. Qatar Airways Group said Wednesday the acquisition of additional shares of China Southern supports its overall investment

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