air travel

Flying High: Dubai Airport Logs Busiest Quarter in Years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest for international travel, reported on Thursday it handled over 13.6 million passengers in the first three months of 2022 — more than double last year’s number in a clear sign that a long-awaited travel revival has reached the global aviation hub.

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American Airlines Cancels 600+ Flights on Sunday

American Airlines scrubbed 634 flights on Sunday, nearly one in every four of its domestic services for the day, blaming the combination of poor weather in Texas and staffing difficulties for the Halloween disruptions.

American Airlines employees work at ticket counters in Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Friday, July 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Angry Chinese Woman Causes Chaos by Coughing on Flight Attendant

An angry Chinese passenger unleashed chaos aboard a Thai Airways flight on Friday by coughing on a flight attendant to vent her displeasure at the long wait for a coronavirus check after arriving in Shanghai. The passenger had to be “subdued” by other flight attendants after a scuffle ensued.

China flies citizens home to virus-hit Wuhan