Hong Kong ends hotel quarantine as Asia tiptoes out of pandemic

HONG KONG — Hong Kong announced on Friday that it was lifting mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals, ending one of the world’s strictest Covid-19 policies as Asia follows other parts of the world in transitioning out of the coronavirus pandemic. Since November 2020, the Chinese territory and international financial hub has required More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
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American Airlines passenger detained by FBI after allegedly assaulting attendant on flight from Los Cabos to LA

An American Airlines passenger was detained by the FBI after allegedly assaulting an attendant on a flight from San José del Cabo, Mexico, to Los Angeles on Wednesday, officials said. Law enforcement were waiting More...

By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2022
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Biden announces tentative deal to avert U.S. rail strike

The White House struck a tentative deal Thursday to avoid a rail strike that risked major disruptions across the United States, with freight workers securing a key demand. The agreement between major freight More...

By admin On Monday, September 12th, 2022
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New York woman sentenced to prison over altercation aboard plane

A New York woman has been sentenced to four months in prison for interfering with crew members aboard a flight from Dallas to Los Angeles last year that had to be diverted to Phoenix, according to federal prosecutors. They More...

By admin On Monday, August 29th, 2022
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2 Air France pilots suspended after fighting in cockpit

PARIS — Two Air France pilots were suspended after physically fighting in the cockpit on a Geneva-Paris flight in June, an Air France official said Sunday. The flight continued and landed safely, and the dispute More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
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Alaska Airlines flight turns back, makes emergency landing as engine cover rips off

An Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to San Diego was forced to turn back shortly after departure Monday and make an emergency landing after an engine cover detached, the airline said. In dramatic video shared More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
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United Airlines orders 15 supersonic jets to cut travel time in half — some day

United Airlines announced Thursday that it has ordered 15 supersonic planes from startup Boom Supersonic — saying it hopes to zip travelers around the globe in half the time, for the price of a current first-class More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
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American Airlines orders 20 supersonic planes from Boom

American Airlines on Tuesday said that it has ordered 20 supersonic planes, aircrafts that can carry passengers at twice the speed of today’s fastest commercial aircraft. American has become the third major More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
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Southwest attendant suffers broken back in hard landing

DALLAS — A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a compression fracture to a vertebra in her upper back during a hard landing last month in California, according to federal safety investigators. The More...

By admin On Friday, August 5th, 2022
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Wedding travelers, get ready to spend more cash this year

This year is likely to be an active one for wedding planners and couples alike as pandemic-induced postponements all but subside. But the 2022 wedding season arrives as inflation hits a 40-year high, having More...