Travels

Tess Torelli January 20, 2018

Key suppliers to Airbus are overcoming problems blamed for delays in deliveries of passenger jets, allowing the European planemaker to resume increases in planned production for its newest models, a senior Airbus executive said. Seats and cabins supplier Zodiac Aerospace is running smoothly after an industrial crisis that delayed Airbus A350 deliveries in 2016, Airbus […]

Tess Torelli January 19, 2018

Peter Nicholls | WPA Pool | Getty Images British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson attends an official dinner at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The British government has played down U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s proposition of building a bridge from Britain to France. Johnson said a 22-mile crossing to connect the U.K. and […]

Tess Torelli January 19, 2018

Passengers who wish to bring their support animal on board a Delta Air Lines plane will have to show proof of health and vaccinations 48 hours in advance, as well as other requirements, the airline said Friday. Under the new rules, which take effect March 1, travelers with a psychiatric service or support animal will […]

Tess Torelli January 19, 2018

Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that canceled flights, froze equipment and separated thousands of passengers from their luggage. Ten days later, the couple on Wednesday was still waiting for one of […]

Tess Torelli January 19, 2018

United Airlines is planning to launch a premium economy class, joining rivals that have rolled out the more spacious — and expensive — seats on international flights. In addition to more personal space, travelers in United Premium Plus will receive free alcoholic beverages, a Saks Fifth Avenue blanket and pillow, and an amenity kit, according […]

Tess Torelli January 18, 2018

Airbus HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group (L), and John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft. Emirates has announced a deal to buy up to 36 more A380 superjumbo jets from European planemaker Airbus. The Gulf carrier had previously raised concerns that Airbus would […]

Tess Torelli January 17, 2018

The report said Qantas recorded poor fuel efficiency because it used older, fuel-intensive aircraft, carried a low amount of freight (therefore making it less efficient) and also had relatively low numbers of passengers on each plane. In a statement Tuesday, Qantas Head of Fuel and Environment Alan Milne said the airline ranked poorly because “we […]