Air travel disruptions

April 19, 2018 - 3:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S. State-owned Aeroflot is the only airline with scheduled year-round U.S. flights. A ministry statement Thursday complained that...
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In this June 27, 2014, photo, Korean Air senior Vice President Cho Hyun-min, also known as Emily Cho, speaks during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Air Lines said Monday, April 16, 2018, it has suspended Cho from her marketing work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering public outrage and a police investigation. (Kang Jin-hyung/Newsis via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 8:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines said Monday it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from her marketing work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering public outrage and a police investigation. The daughter, Cho Hyun-min, also known as Emily Cho, is the younger...
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Mike Haydon snow blows the sidewalk near his home during a storm Sunday, April 15, 2018, in southwest Rochester, Minn. A deadly storm system moving through the central and southern U.S. has dumped a thick blanket of snow on parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota and left parts of Michigan an icy mess. (Joe Ahlquist/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Severe storms have blown down trees, caused airport delays and knocked out power to tens of thousands in North and South Carolina. About 75,000 homes and businesses were...
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Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 12:40 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A storm system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes has buffeted the central U.S. with heavy snow, tornadoes, rain and hail, forcing flight cancellations, creating treacherous road conditions and killing at least three people, including a sleeping 2-year-old...
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James Schoenhard, with Schoenhard Lawn Care, plows sidewalks with his team downtown Saturday, April 14, in Sioux Falls, S.D. A storm system stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes has dumped a foot of snow on parts of the upper Midwest. (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 12:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on spring storms in the Midwest (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Officials say one runway has reopened at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport hours after all flights were grounded during a spring blizzard. The airport halted all incoming and outgoing flights...
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Air France flight crew shout slogans as they gather next to the company headquarters during a demonstration in Tremblay-en-France, outside Paris, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be canceled as flight crews and ground staff started a seventh day of strike. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 11, 2018 - 8:31 am
PARIS (AP) — Striking Air France pilots and cabin staff insisted they weren't backing down, as their latest walkout forced the cancellation of some 30 percent of the airline's flights worldwide Wednesday. Union members protested at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, where screens showed "cancelled"...
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Air France planes are parked on the tarmac at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, in Roissy, near Paris, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Some 30 percent of Air France flights were cancelled Saturday as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 07, 2018 - 3:35 pm
PARIS (AP) — Some 30 percent of Air France flights were cancelled Saturday as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying. And that's just part of France's travel troubles this month. Most French trains will screech to a halt as a strike over President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms...
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April 06, 2018 - 10:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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April 06, 2018 - 9:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a Northern California storm (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Heavy rain is falling in Northern California as a "Pineapple Express" storm system lashes the region. The National Weather Service says many areas have received about 2 inches (5 centimeters) of rain in the...
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