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  1. U.S. Airlines to Offer New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers Business, February 15

    American, Delta and United are among the carriers planning to allow passengers to choose something other than ‘male’ or ‘female’ when buying their tickets.

  2. Flights at Dubai Airport Halted Over ‘Drone Activity’ World, February 15

    Departing flights were suspended for about half an hour on Friday morning at the airport, one of the busiest in the world.

  3. Airbus Retiring Its Majestic Gas Guzzler, the A380, in an Industry Gone Nimble Business, February 14

    The European plane maker says it will stop deliveries in 2021 for the giant jet, which became less competitive as people changed the way they flew.

  4. Cindy McCain Thought She Spotted Human Trafficking. But There Was No Crime, Police Say. U.S., February 7

    The mistake, for which Ms. McCain apologized, started a conversation about the role of implicit bias, and experts weighed in on what to do if you are in a similar situation.

  5. Qantas Cancels Order for the Threatened Airbus A380 Business, February 7

    The airline said the jets, made by Airbus, had not been part of its plans for some time.

  6. T.S.A. Agent at Orlando Airport Jumps to His Death From Hotel Balcony U.S., February 2

    The terminal was evacuated after the unidentified man jumped, causing passengers to flee unscreened into restricted areas.

  7. Seat Cushions Believed to Be From Plane Carrying Emiliano Sala Are Found World, January 30

    The Argentine soccer player and his pilot disappeared over the English Channel last week as he was making his way to Wales to join his new soccer club.

  8. Pilot in Nepal Plane Crash Had an ‘Emotional Breakdown,’ Officials Say World, January 28

    A report found that the captain’s “moody and aggressive” behavior during the flight might have contributed to the crash last year, which killed 51 people.

  9. Airport Delays Ripple Across Northeast Due to Air Traffic Controller Shortage New York, January 25

    The stoppage of flights to a main airport serving the New York City area comes as federal workers miss a second paycheck as a result of the government shutdown.

  10. Airport Delays Ripple Across Northeast Due to Air Traffic Controller Shortage New York, January 25

    The stoppage of flights to a main airport serving the New York City area comes as federal workers miss a second paycheck as a result of the government shutdown.

  11. Shutdown Sets Off Airport Delays as F.A.A. Announces Staffing Shortages New York, January 25

    The delays cascaded along the East Coast, reaching as far north as Boston, but La Guardia was the only airport that had been closed off to arriving flights.

  12. Should You Be Worried About Flying? What We Know About Air Travel During the Shutdown New York, January 24

    Aviation unions have raised concerns about the shutdown’s effect on the safety of the nation’s air travel system.

  13. Aviation Professionals Warn of Dire Risk Amid Shutdown U.S., January 23

    In a joint statement, the unions that represent the nation’s air traffic controllers, pilots and flight attendants said the threat to safety was growing by the day.

  14. Drone Scare Near New York City Shows Hazard Posed to Air Travel New York, January 23

    The shutdown of Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday reminded travelers how vulnerable airports are to the threat of wayward drones.

  15. Airlines, Too, Are Hit When Government Workers Are Grounded Business, January 23

    With the shutdown now more than a month old, carriers have lost more than $100 million in revenue, a number that doesn’t capture the shutdown’s broader economic effects.

  16. ‘I’m So Afraid’: Emiliano Sala Reportedly Sent Message From Plane World, January 23

    The soccer player contacted friends from a flight that later vanished over the English Channel, saying the aircraft seemed to be “falling to pieces.”

  17. Government Shutdown Forces Airports to Rely on Backup Security Screeners New York, January 22

    As many transportation security officers fail to show up for work, reserve employees are being flown in to bolster depleted ranks at some airports.

  18. Newark Airport Traffic Is Briefly Halted After Drone Is Spotted New York, January 22

    The disruption at Newark Liberty International Airport lasted about 90 minutes, after pilots reported seeing a drone about 3,500 feet over a nearby private airport.

  19. These Days, ‘You Practically Need a Ph.D.’ to Figure Out Frequent-Flier Status Business, January 21

    Airlines’ most valuable customers — the ones who fly and spend the most — get lots of perks. For everyone else, it has become more complicated to qualify.