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  1. ‘Dropping Very Dramatically’: What Deadly Turbulence Did to a Flight World, Today

    Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 was a rare instance of turbulence resulting in a death.

  2. Biden’s Open War on Hidden Fees The Daily, Today

    Targeting “junk fees” from the likes of airlines and credit-card companies has been a way for the president to show Americans that he’s acting to lower prices.

  3. Singapore Airlines Passenger Describes Turbulence Video, Today

    Turbulence during the London-to-Singapore flight slammed some passengers and crew into the ceiling, leaving dozens of people injured and one dead.

  4. Un muerto y decenas de heridos tras ‘turbulencias extremas’ en un vuelo de Singapore Airlines En español, Today

    Un vuelo procedente de Londres fue desviado a Bangkok; más de 70 personas reciben atención por lesiones durante el viaje.

  5. One Dead and Dozens Injured After ‘Extreme Turbulence’ on Flight World, Yesterday

    A Singapore Airlines flight from London was diverted to Bangkok, where more than 70 people were being treated for injuries.

  6. ‘Jet lag’: consejos para recuperar el ritmo En español, May 20

    El insomnio, la somnolencia y la niebla cerebral pueden quitarle algo de diversión a tus primeros días en un lugar lejano. Aquí algunos consejos para recuperarte del desfase horario lo antes posible.

  7. Rescuers Find Helicopter Carrying Iran’s President Video, May 20

    After scouring a mountainous area of dense forest, rescuers found the remains of the aircraft, which had the president and foreign minister on board.

  8. 63 Years Later, First Black Man Trained as Astronaut Goes to Space Express, May 19

    Edward Dwight was among the first pilots that the United States was training to send to space in 1961, but he was passed over. On Sunday, he finally made it on a Blue Origin flight.

  9. What the F.A.A. Bill Means for Travelers Business, May 14

    The legislation, which funds federal aviation programs for the next five years, cements new passenger protections, adds new routes and lets the T.S.A. continue to expand facial recognition programs. Here’s what you need to know.

  10. Una breve guía para comprender las compensaciones de carbono En español, May 13

    Muchas de ellas no funcionan para compensar los vuelos y algunas incluso pueden ser perjudiciales. Sin embargo, existen algunas alternativas más efectivas.

  11. Did You Make Your Connecting Flight? You May Have A.I. to Thank. Travel, May 10

    Airlines are using artificial intelligence to save fuel, keep customers informed and hold connecting flights for delayed passengers. Here’s what to expect.

  12. Boeing Plane Goes Off Runway in Senegal, Leaving at Least 10 Injured Express, May 9

    The authorities in Senegal said the incident involving the aircraft, a Boeing 737 that was flying to Mali, was under investigation.

  13. Senate Approves Bill to Reauthorize F.A.A. and Improve Air Travel Washington, May 9

    The Senate also passed a short-term extension of the current F.A.A. law to give the House time to clear the longer-term package early next week.

  14. Checking in With an Airline Reporter Insider, May 8

    To cover the bustling world of aviation, Christine Chung considers the plights and predicaments of readers.

  15. Outage at U.K. Airports’ Immigration Checkpoints Fixed After Several Hours Express, May 7

    Airport officials said Tuesday that a system outage affecting the Border Force’s immigration gates had caused long waits for passengers arriving in Britain. The issue was resolved early Wednesday.

  16. Senators Seek to Curb Facial Recognition at Airports, Citing Privacy Concerns Washington, May 7

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pushing to add language to the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration that would halt expansion of the technology.

  17. Corn to Power Airplanes? Biden Administration Sets a High Bar. Climate, April 30

    Producers of biofuels like ethanol, which could help create a new generation of jet fuel, would have to overhaul their practices to receive tax credits.

  18. Emergency Slide That Fell From Delta Flight Is Recovered From Queens Jetty U.S., April 30

    The flight, which took off from Kennedy International Airport on Friday, safely returned to the airport, where crews saw that the slide was missing, according to the airline.

  19. Reembolsos automáticos y no más tarifas ocultas: se establecen nuevas normas para las aerolíneas en EE. UU. En español, April 26

    El Departamento de Transporte ha establecido nuevos requisitos sobre los reembolsos en caso de cancelación o retraso de vuelos. También exige a las aerolíneas detallar con claridad todas sus tarifas.

  20. Southwest Quits Four Airports in Cost-Cutting Drive Business, April 25

    The airline expects fewer deliveries of Boeing planes than before, and cited “significant challenges” in achieving growth plans because of it.

  21. ¿Quieres volar con tu gato? Estas son las políticas de las aerolíneas para viajar con mascotas En español, April 23

    American Airlines ha flexibilizado recientemente sus normas para que las mascotas viajen dentro de la cabina con sus dueños. Esto es lo que exigen las principales aerolíneas estadounidenses para viajar con una mascota.

  22. Los problemas de calidad de Boeing en 4 claves En español, March 28

    Sus empleados afirmaron que las dificultades de la empresa que fabrica aviones no son nuevas, pero que se agravaron durante la pandemia, cuando perdió a miles de sus trabajadores más experimentados.

  23. Caen las tarifas aéreas en EE. UU., para alivio de los pasajeros En español, November 16

    Las aerolíneas están comenzando a ofrecer precios de rebaja, una señal de que tienen problemas para llenar los aviones.

  24. Cathay Pacific Fights to Emerge From the Long Shadow of Covid Business, May 29

    Pandemic lockdowns, on the heels of the turmoil of pro-democracy protests, hurt an airline that relied on Hong Kong as a vibrant gateway to Asia.

  25. F.A.A. Spends $100 Million to Help Prevent Runway Accidents Business, May 23

    The money is intended to reduce “incursions,” in which planes, vehicles and people mistakenly obstruct runways, and it will be used on infrastructure improvements.

  26. How Finnair’s Huge Bet on Faster Flights to Asia Suddenly Came Undone Sunday Business, October 20

    When Russia closed its airspace, it upended the decades-long strategy for making Finland a European travel hub to and from the East.

  27. London’s Heathrow Airport to End Passenger Cap in Late October Business, October 3

    The cap was initially expected to end in September. Heathrow said fewer cancellations and shorter waits for luggage meant it could remove the limit.

  28. From Flight Attendant to Funeral Planner: New Beginnings in the Covid Era Business, July 25

    The pandemic upended careers in Hong Kong and around the world, forcing or inspiring people to make radical changes in their lives.

  29. Passengers Sigh as Heathrow Caps Numbers to Head Off ‘Airmageddon’ Foreign, July 16

    After two years of pandemic-enforced staycations, demand for travel has come roaring back in Europe, and airports are finding it impossible to keep up.

  30. Random coronavirus testing will resume for international passengers arriving in Canada at four major airports. Foreign, July 14

    The country’s mandatory testing program was paused last month as the government worked to shift the testing out of Canada’s busy airport terminals.

  31. The C.D.C. is still unprepared to respond quickly to disease threats posed by international travel, a U.S. audit finds. Express, July 12

    A new report exposes the outdated data collection methods still relied on by the public health agency.

  32. Workers at Airports Have Had It Business, July 1

    Across Europe, airport and other transport employees are striking, disrupting summer travel plans to demand better staffing and pay.

  33. Workers at Airports Have Had It Business, July 1

    Across Europe, airport and other transport employees are striking, disrupting summer travel plans to demand better staffing and pay.

  34. Understanding the Summer Air Travel Mess Travel, July 1

    Going into the Fourth of July weekend, with nearly 13 million people expected to fly on U.S. carriers, we look at the numbers behind the delays and cancellations and see what lessons can be learned.

  35. Hold Onto Your Hats (and Bags). Travelers to Europe Face Chaos. Business, June 14

    Hours in security lines. Canceled flights. Lost baggage. Here’s a look at how you could be affected by travel disruptions this summer and tips on how to prepare.

  36. Test to Return to the U.S. by Air Will Be Dropped Travel, June 10

    In a move hailed by the travel industry, starting Sunday morning passengers will be able to board flights to the U.S. without a negative coronavirus test.

  37. Testing Positive and Using the ‘Backdoor’ to Get Into the U.S. Travel, May 28

    Entering the United States by air requires a negative coronavirus test. Some people who can’t provide one are using a workaround: flying to Canada or Mexico, then entering via a land border.

  38. Despite a resurgent virus, millions of Americans are expected to be traveling over the holiday weekend. Travel, May 27

    This is likely to be one of the busiest travel periods since the start of the pandemic.