T/aviation

  1. Those Long Security Lines at Airports? They May Move Quicker Soon Business, Yesterday

    The T.S.A. is testing machines that can more thoroughly scan what’s in carry-on bags, so there would be less need to search bags by hand.

  2. Richard Russell Stole a Plane in Seattle and Crashed It. How’d He Learn to Fly? Express, August 12

    Flight instructors and aviation experts were split on whether video games and simulations could prepare someone to operate a real plane.

  3. Airline Failed to Act After Pilot Posted Racy Photos of United Flight Attendant, U.S. Says Express, August 11

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued the airline, accusing it of discrimination. United Airlines disputes the allegations.

  4. Stolen Plane Crashes After Airline Employee Takes Off From Seattle Airport Express, August 11

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport said no passengers were on the 76-seat plane, which officials said was taken by an airline employee believed to be suicidal.

  5. When Man Buns and Airlines Don’t Mix Styles, August 10

    Another airport kerfuffle over dress codes has raised accusations of sexism, and questions of style.

  6. An Airline Scans Your Face. You Take Off. But Few Rules Govern Where Your Data Goes. Washington, August 6

    A government program provides few rules for how companies can use or store the biometric data that verifies passengers’ identity, opening it up to potential abuse.

  7. More Than Cutting Costs: Travel Managers Now Consider Employee Comfort Business, August 6

    Airline lounge access and early boarding are more than V.I.P. perks. Companies want their employees relaxed and ready to do business when they land.

  8. Vintage Plane Crashes in Switzerland, Killing All 20 on Board Foreign, August 5

    The authorities said the World War II-era Junkers Ju-52 propeller plane was carrying 17 passengers and three crew members when it hit a mountain in the Alps.

  9. ‘God, Come to Our Aid’: Survivors Describe Mexico Plane Crash Foreign, August 1

    All 103 people aboard an Aeromexico flight survived a crash just after takeoff. Several were Mexican-Americans from the Chicago area.

  10. Alaska Airlines Apologizes to Gay Couple Asked to Move for Straight Couple Express, August 1

    David Cooley, who owns a gay bar in West Hollywood, said his partner was given a choice: Move for the straight couple or get off the plane.

  11. A Short List of Aviation’s Most Vexing Disappearances Foreign, July 30

    The Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was hardly the first plane to go off the radar.

  12. No Plane. No Remains. And Now, No Real Answers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Foreign, July 30

    Four years after the flight bound for Beijing vanished, a 495-page official report rebutted some conspiracy theories but provided no definitive conclusions.

  13. Taiwan Leaves on a Jet Plane Op Ed, July 29

    Thanks to China, it doesn’t know when it will be back again.

  14. Swedish Student Blocks Afghan’s Deportation by Refusing to Sit Down on Flight Foreign, July 25

    The university student held up a Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul for about two hours, and her video of the encounter went viral.

  15. Swedish Activist Tries to Stop Deportation of Afghan Man Video, July 25

    Elin Ersson, a student, live-streamed the standoff on a Turkish Airlines flight, in which she refused to take her seat until a man who was being deported to Afghanistan was removed.

  16. Ryanair, Long Opposed to Unions, Grapples With Strikes in Europe Business, July 25

    The low-cost airline has faced widespread unrest among its staff since a scheduling issue last year led to a dispute over work conditions.

  17. Giving In to China, U.S. Airlines Drop Taiwan (in Name at Least) Business, July 25

    American, United Airlines, and Delta were among the last holdouts against a Chinese effort to force all airlines to drop any references to Taiwan as a separate country.

  18. Suing Las Vegas Victims Got Headlines. Outcome Could Be Big News, Too. Business, July 23

    MGM Resorts’s maneuver sets up the first legal test of an antiterrorism law that is meant to protect companies that develop innovative security products.

  19. Israel Cements Right-Wing Agenda in a Furious Week of Lawmaking Foreign, July 20

    Parliament moved aggressively to push through a series of polarizing measures, piling up points at the expense of its already weakened foes.

  20. Trump’s Visits Ground Business at Small New Jersey Airports Metro, July 20

    The flight restrictions that occur when President Trump visits his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., may force some small airports or businesses to close unless changes are made.

  21. Love Is in the Air, at Terminals and on Tarmacs, Too Society, July 19

    That long line at the airport? No worries! It might be a wedding party waiting just for the ceremony to start.

  22. After 20-Year ‘State of War,’ a Flight With Champagne and Roses Foreign, July 18

    Affirming a breakthrough peace deal, a plane flew from Ethiopia to Eritrea, carrying politicians, artists, journalists and potential investors.

  23. The Age of the Downloadable Gun Begins Op Ed, July 17

    The government has just made it easier for terrorists and criminals to produce deadly weapons with an inexpensive 3-D printer.

  24. From the Sky to Your Home, Plane Parts Get a Second Life Special Sections, July 16

    While the average jet’s life span is 25 years, a stunning array of art and functional objects made from their remains can be useful far, far longer.

  25. Tired of Being Crammed Into an Airline Seat? You Have Options Special Sections, July 16

    Passengers are increasingly willing to pay more for premium economy seats on long airplane trips that come with a host of other perks.

  26. Are You Ready to Fly Without a Human Pilot? Special Sections, July 16

    Rapid advances in airplane technology make pilotless flying possible sooner than anticipated — but the biggest manufacturers say other advances are likely first.

  27. Some Aviation History Is on the Verge of Being Lost in Ohio Special Sections, July 16

    A plan underway to preserve some of the buildings where the flight pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright built their Wright Flyers is falling apart.

  28. Luxury Lounge Wars Heat Up as Airlines Vie for High-End Passengers Special Sections, July 16

    The disparity between the haves and have-nots in airline travel extends well beyond the cabin experience and is increasingly playing out inside the terminals.