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Grounded new planes, routes, safety inspections

As an airliner prepares to land, a bird takes off at the Gravelly Point park that

Michael S. Williamson | The Washington Post | Getty Images As an airliner prepares to land, a bird takes off at the Gravelly Point park that’s just off the end of the runway near Reagan National Airport. Airlines can’t get federal officials to sign off on new planes and routes amid the U.S. government shutdown, while keeping federal aviation workers ...

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Retiring abroad in 2019? Consider these top 5 locations

Star fish beach in Bocas Del Toro, Panama

John Crux Photography | Moment Open | Getty Images Star fish beach in Bocas Del Toro, Panama If you’re leaving the U.S. in search of a retirement paradise, be sure to look south. That’s because the top retirement haven for globe-trotting retirees is Panama, according to a new report from International Living. Using its Annual Global Retirement Index and evaluating ...

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Winter Storm Diego grounds more than 1,400 flights

American Airlines aircraft at the gates in O

Scott Olson | Getty Images News | Getty Images American Airlines aircraft at the gates in O’Hare International Airport, Chicago. A large wintry storm that struck the Southeastern U.S. over the weekend continued to disrupt travel on Monday. American Airlines said it canceled 415 flights scheduled for Monday, on top of 1,200 that it grounded on Sunday. The storm dumped ...

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London Gatwick drone sighting again shuts airport

Passengers wait in the South Terminal building at London Gatwick Airport on December 21, 2018 in London, England.

Jack Taylor | Getty Images Passengers wait in the South Terminal building at London Gatwick Airport on December 21, 2018 in London, England. London Gatwick briefly halted departures and arrivals on Friday after reports of another drone sighting near the airfield of the second-busiest airport in Britain snarled travel for a third day during one of the busiest travel periods ...

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Man Accused of Killing British Backpacker Grace Millane Appears in New Zealand Court

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The man accused of murdering a British backpacker in New Zealand the night before her 22nd birthday made his first appearance in the Auckland District Court on Monday, where the judge expressed sympathy to the victim’s family for their “desperate” grief. The backpacker, Grace Millane, was last seen entering a downtown hotel with the man in ...

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Delta tests out offering most restrictive tickets to frequent flyers

Delta Airlines Airbus A330-200 airplane with registration N851NW is seen landing at London

Nicolas Economou | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Delta Airlines Airbus A330-200 airplane with registration N851NW is seen landing at London’s Heathrow Airport. Frequent flyers who like to pick their seats may need to shell out more miles for their next award ticket. Delta Air Lines has been quietly offering its most restrictive tickets to loyal travelers on ...

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United Airlines inks deal with Avianca, Copa to grow in Latin America

An airplane sits at the Avianca Holdings SA Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Aeronautical Center in Rionegro, Colombia on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Avianca Holdings SA reported a net income of $36.1 million USD in the third quarter despite a pilot strike that lasted for almost two months. 

Nicolo Filippo | Bloomberg | Getty Images An airplane sits at the Avianca Holdings SA Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Aeronautical Center in Rionegro, Colombia on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Avianca Holdings SA reported a net income of $36.1 million USD in the third quarter despite a pilot strike that lasted for almost two months.  United Continental Holdings has reached ...

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