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January 11, 2019 5:55 AM The Latest: Aeromexico passengers released

Two passengers who were detained after becoming unruly on a diverted Aeromexico flight in Oakland have been released. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office says Flight 622 from Guadalajara was scheduled to land at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday morning but was diverted because of fog. Passengers said they were held on the plane on the tarmac 19

January 11, 2019 1:42 AM 2 arrests after Aeromexico flight stuck on Oakland tarmac

SAN FRANCISCO - Two passengers who turned unruly on an Aeromexico flight were arrested and one passenger was hospitalized after waiting several hours on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport. Alameda County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly said Aeromexico Flight 622 from Guadalajara was scheduled to land at San Francisco International Airport 20

January 11, 2019 12:31 AM Military judge denies request to release SEAL from brig

SAN DIEGO - A military judge on Thursday denied a request to release a Navy SEAL awaiting trial on charges of premeditated murder and other offences in relation to the death of an Islamic State prisoner and the shooting of unarmed Iraqi civilians. The Navy did not release details on the written ruling by the judge, Navy Capt. Aaron Rugh. Special Operations 20

January 11, 2019 12:22 AM Plane crew hospitalized after noticing odour

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - American Airlines says five flight crew members asked to be hospitalized as a precaution after landing in South Florida and complaining of an odour onboard. The Miami Herald reports that two pilots and three flight attendants were taken to a hospital Thursday morning following a flight from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale 24

December 20, 2018 6:49 PM Enerjet aims to take off in crowded budget carrier market next year

CALGARY—The discount airline market is set to become even more crowded, as charter flight company Enerjet aims to relaunch itself as an ultra-low-cost carrier in 2019 after a decade of transporting oilsands workers and tour passengers. An investment group headed by Tim Morgan says it plans to take off in a Canadian market that already includes WestJet 33

December 16, 2018 12:01 AM Washington Warriors get Trevor Ariza, after name mix-up sinks initial trade

Washington agreed in principle to acquire Ariza from the Phoenix Suns for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because it had not been announced by either team. This Ariza trade came together hours after a reported three-way deal involving 28

December 14, 2018 7:55 PM Lack of de-icing gear at remote airports puts passengers at risk, safety board warns

OTTAWA—Commercial flights from airports in northern Canada routinely put passengers at risk by departing while the aircraft are contaminated with ice and frost, a known cause of accidents, the Transportation Safety Board is warning. On Friday, the safety board issued an urgent call to Transport Canada to ensure better de-icing equipment at remote airports 32

December 12, 2018 2:53 PM During seven-hour spacewalk, Russian astronauts gather clues to orbital mystery

About four hours into a spacewalk on Tuesday, Russian astronauts pulled out a knife and began cutting into a spacecraft docked at the International Space Station. Soon they began slashing with vigor through the outer insulation, with flurries of debris flying into space. Other times, they used what looked like hedge shears to cut first through the insulation 25

December 4, 2018 10:55 PM Washington Capitals return to Vegas, sight of Stanley Cup triumph

LAS VEGAS—The nostalgia tour started with Sunday night’s flight into McCarran International Airport, the bright Las Vegas Strip coming into focus on the descent. The Capitals could pick out the MGM Grand, where they’d partied into the next morning here six months ago. Then on the short trip to T-Mobile Arena on Monday morning, coach Todd Reirden tried 29

December 4, 2018 8:53 PM Your face is your boarding pass at Atlanta airport

Face scans have officially replaced paper boarding passes and passports for travellers flying to select international destinations out of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Delta Air Lines has unveiled the first all-biometric terminal. Now travellers on certain international flights will be able to use their faces to check baggage and board 33