France hit by new wave of strikes in opposition to Macron’s pension reform

Reform would increase retirement age to 64 Faculties, transport networks, refinery deliveries hit Macron: Reform important to make sure viability of pension system SAINT-NAZAIRE, France, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Placing staff disrupted French refinery deliveries, public transport and colleges on Tuesday in a second day of nationwide protests over President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make … Read more

New Zealand counts value of Auckland floods, extra rain forecast

WELLINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Flood-ravaged Auckland is forecast to obtain additional heavy rain within the coming days, authorities in New Zealand’s largest metropolis mentioned on Monday, as insurers counted the prices of what seems to be more likely to be the nation’s most costly climate occasion ever. 4 folks misplaced their lives in flash … Read more

Boeing’s 747, the unique jumbo jet, prepares for last send-off

Ultimate 747 freighter to be delivered to Atlas Air Ends greater than 5 a long time of business output Almost bankrupted Boeing, earlier than turning into a money cow Simple to fly, says rock star-pilot Bruce Dickinson SEATTLE/PARIS, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Boeing’s (BA.N) 747, the unique and arguably most aesthetic “Jumbo Jet”, revolutionized air … Read more

Explainer: Why U.S. flights have been grounded by a FAA system outage

Jan 11 (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allowed some flights to renew after an outage of the system that alerts pilots to any obstructions earlier than take-off had earlier compelled the civil aviation regulator to floor all plane in the US. Over 4,000 flights have been delayed and greater than 600 canceled due … Read more

U.S. airports rumble again to life after FAA laptop outage

WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) – U.S. flights had been slowly starting to renew departures and a floor cease was lifted after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) scrambled to repair a system outage in a single day that had pressured a halt to all U.S. departing flights. The reason for the issue, which delayed 1000’s of … Read more

Syria says Israel strike places Damascus airport briefly out of service

AMMAN, Jan 2 (Reuters) – The Syrian military mentioned on Monday an Israeli missile strike had briefly put the Damascus Worldwide Airport out of service, the newest in a string of strikes focusing on Iran-linked property. A volley of air-launched missiles had hit the airport at 2 a.m., the military mentioned in a press release. … Read more

Energy outage forces Philippines to droop flights, shut airspace

Greater than 280 flights delayed, diverted on New Yr’s Day Transportation chief blames energy outage for failure System partially restored, airways provide free rebooking MANILA, Jan 1 (Reuters) – Philippine authorities halted flights out and in of Manila on New Yr’s Day because of a malfunction of air visitors management, which additionally prevented airways sure … Read more

Hong Kong asks Japan to drop airport bans, 60,000 travellers affected

HONG KONG, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Hong Kong has requested Japan to withdraw a COVID-19 restriction that enables passenger flights from the monetary hub to land solely at 4 designated airports, saying the choice would have an effect on about 60,000 passengers. India, Italy, Taiwan and america require necessary COVID-19 exams on travellers from China … Read more

Climate activists block private jet take-offs at Schiphol Airport

AMSTERDAM, Nov 5 (Reuters) – More than 100 environmental activists wearing white suits stormed into an area where private jets are kept at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Saturday and stopped several aircraft from departing by sitting in front of their wheels. The protest was part of a day of demonstrations in and around the airport … Read more