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Half of European flights face delays after computer failure – Eurocontrol

Apr 03, 2018 - 10:47 PM

Eurocontrol, which runs the EU's air traffic control system, says the breakdown would reduce capacity in the busy skies above Europe by 10 percent

EUROCONTROL. This photo taken on December 11, 2017 shows an ASL Airlines Europe Airpost airplane and Brussels Airlines airplane on the tarmac of Brussels Airport. Photo by Eric Lalmand/Belga/AFP

Airlines to post record $40B profit in 2016 – IATA

Sep 22, 2016 - 11:55 PM

The International Air Transport Association also urges Southeast Asian countries to invest in airports and air traffic control systems as passenger numbers rise

A Cathay Pacific passenger plane takes off from the international airport in Hong Kong on August 17, 2016. Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific on August 17 said first-half profit dropped 82 percent from a year earlier, as a Chinese economic slowdown weighs in and the airline faces increasing competition from peers. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE

Europe 'big 5' airlines launch new alliance

Jan 21, 2016 - 1:27 PM

The Airlines for Europe A4E alliance calls for an end to excessive fees paid by travellers

US flight chaos after Chicago air-traffic control arson

Sep 27, 2014 - 11:06 AM

Almost 2 000 flights were canceled including more than 1 500 from O Hare leaving thousands of frustrated passengers stranded and unsure when they d be able to travel

ARSON. Travelers wait on line to book and reschedule travel plans after flights were delayed or cancelled at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 26, 2014. A fire at a nearby Federal Aviation Administration control facility in Aurora, Illinois, USA, reportedly started by a contract employee who was found with self inflicted non-gunshot. Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

PH airport workers leaving for greener pastures

Aug 03, 2013 - 4:36 PM

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport might soon lack specialists who can manage the increasing number of arriving local and foreign airlines