FLIGHTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FLIGHTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Air traffic returning to normal after fire’s disruption http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470300-79/flights-faa-fire-traffic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470300-79/flights-faa-fire-traffic.html.csp">Air traffic returning to normal after fire’s disruption</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T18:29:01.518-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Traffic at Chicago’s two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation’s air-travel system. The Federal Aviation Administration has temporarily assigned other controllers to oversee the airspace normally covered by the crippled suburban facility, but full service may not be restored for two weeks. A closer look at some key questions surrounding the many delays and cance...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584703002014-09-29T18:29:01.518-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T18:29:01.518-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470300@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:29:01 MDT Aviation official: Khorasan Group a threat to flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58463372-68/group-khorasan-pistole-qaida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58463372-68/group-khorasan-pistole-qaida.html.csp">Aviation official: Khorasan Group a threat to flights</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T21:53:02.719-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • An al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes this week, represents “a clear and present danger” to commercial flights to Europe and the United States, the Obama administration’s top aviation security official said Friday. The purpose of the airstrikes was to disrupt an “imminent attack or attack entering the last phases of execution,” said John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration. The Khorasan Group has been re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584633722014-09-27T21:53:02.719-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-27T21:53:02.719-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58463372@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:53:02 MDT Flights suspended by start-up airline PeoplExpress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459614-79/airline-peoplexpress-flights-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459614-79/airline-peoplexpress-flights-airlines.html.csp">Flights suspended by start-up airline PeoplExpress</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T15:20:02.432-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 03:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Start-up airline PeoplExpress says it is suspending flights because of problems including a shortage of crews and only one plane, but it hopes to resume flying next month. The airline based in Newport News, Va. said Friday it was processing refunds for passengers holding tickets through Oct. 15. The company said travelers booked on later flights will get an email once plans for resuming service on or about Oct. 16 are complete. PeoplExpress, which took its name from another airline that operated...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584596142014-09-26T15:20:02.432-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T15:20:02.432-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459614@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:20:02 MDT Fire at air-traffic center disrupts 1,800 flights across U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58458711-68/chicago-traffic-facility-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58458711-68/chicago-traffic-facility-flights.html.csp">Fire at air-traffic center disrupts 1,800 flights across U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jason Keyser</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 07:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A contract employee suspected of setting a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center brought two of the nation’s busiest airports to a halt Friday, sending delays and cancellations rippling through the air-travel network from coast to coast. The worker was found with multiple self-inflicted knife wounds and burns, and authorities quickly ruled out any ties to terrorism. But the ground stoppage at O’Hare and Midway airports immediately raised questions about whether the Federal Aviati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584587112014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T19:26:35.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458711@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:26:35 MDT Lufthansa warns of long-haul delays Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416021-68/lufthansa-haul-tuesday-airline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416021-68/lufthansa-haul-tuesday-airline.html.csp">Lufthansa warns of long-haul delays Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Lufthansa plans to proceed with its long-haul flights from Frankfurt on Tuesday despite a pilots’ strike, the airline said Monday. Germany’s biggest airline said all 40 long-haul flights from Germany’s busiest airport will go ahead, suggesting it expects to have enough staff to run them. But it warned passengers should check for changes to departure times. The pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit had earlier announced its members would walk out from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (0700 to 1500 GMT) Tues...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160212014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416021@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:36:01 MDT Air France pilots go on strike over company changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415586-79/france-pilots-flights-airline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415586-79/france-pilots-flights-airline.html.csp">Air France pilots go on strike over company changes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MILOS KRIVOKAPIC and ANGELA CHARLTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 12:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe’s flagship airlines face in keeping up with low-cost competitors. Air France-KLM, which is the national carrier for France and the Netherlands, said it can ensure just 48 percent of flights Monday, 40 percent on Tuesday and perhaps less later in the week as unions protest against its savings program. Like Lufthansa, Alitalia, SAS and other national a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584155862014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415586@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:09:33 MDT Air travel: It’s no longer safe to recline your seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58365752-68/passengers-seats-flight-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58365752-68/passengers-seats-flight-airlines.html.csp">Air travel: It’s no longer safe to recline your seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583657522014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365752@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 19:24:27 MDT U.S. rejects Norwegian Air bid for flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365969-79/norwegian-airline-carrier-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365969-79/norwegian-airline-carrier-flights.html.csp">U.S. rejects Norwegian Air bid for flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:06:02.044-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the government is still reviewing its application for new service. The Transportation Department turned down a request by Norwegian Air International that would have allowed the carrier to offer new service between London’s Gatwick Airport and New York, Orlando, F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583659692014-09-02T17:06:02.044-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T17:06:02.044-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365969@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:06:02 MDT It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364627-79/passengers-seats-airlines-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364627-79/passengers-seats-airlines-flight.html.csp">It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 01:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583646272014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364627@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:06:01 MDT Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358468-68/eruption-aviation-fissure-lava.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58358468-68/eruption-aviation-fissure-lava.html.csp">Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BY JENNA GOTTLIEB and SYLVIA HUI </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T11:48:06.665-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 11:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reykjavik, Iceland • Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland’s subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace. The red warning code — the highest in the country’s alert system — was raised early Sunday after the eruption in the Holuhraun lava field, about five kilometers (three miles) north of the Dyngjujoekull glacier. The warning was lowered 12 hours later as vis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583584682014-08-31T11:48:06.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-31T11:48:06.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358468@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:48:06 MDT Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347289-68/flights-airlines-leone-liberia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347289-68/flights-airlines-leone-liberia.html.csp">Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • The World Health Organization’s assistant director-general for emergency operations is urging airlines to lift most of their restrictions about flying to Ebola-hit nations because a predictable “air link” is needed to help deal with the crisis. Dr. Bruce Aylward said Thursday “there is a super risk of the response effort being choked off” if airlines restrict flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Here is a look at some of the actions taken by airlines in parts of West Af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472892014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T16:00:01.196-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347289@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:01 MDT U.N.: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347282-68/ebola-outbreak-cases-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347282-68/ebola-outbreak-cases-health.html.csp">U.N.: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and KRISTA LARSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T19:59:09.033-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are known now, the World Health Organization said Thursday as the United States announced plans to test an experimental Ebola vaccine. Currently, about half of the people infected with Ebola have died, so in a worst-case scenario the death toll could reach 10,000, the agency said, according to a plan released Thursday on how to stop the outbreak. The U.N. agency’s latest figures show ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472822014-08-28T19:59:09.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T19:59:09.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347282@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:59:09 MDT Citing Ebola, Air France suspends African flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343786-79/flights-leone-sierra-ebola.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343786-79/flights-leone-sierra-ebola.html.csp">Citing Ebola, Air France suspends African flights</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T13:41:02.62-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • France recommended Wednesday that its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola there, and Air France temporarily suspended its three flights a week to Sierra Leone. The disease has now killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa. Air France announced that it temporarily halted its flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone because of the Ebola outbreak there and at the request of the French government. The French national carrier said it i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583437862014-08-27T13:41:02.62-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T13:41:02.62-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343786@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:41:02 MDT American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338796-79/american-orbitz-travel-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338796-79/american-orbitz-travel-airlines.html.csp">American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By david koenig</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:03:13.422-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Worth, Texas • American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell the flights. Shares of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. fell nearly 5 percent on Tuesday. American said that it had already dropped its fares from Orbitz and that US Airways listings would be pulled on Monday. Corporate customers of the airlines will still be able to book travel through Orbitz, but individuals will hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583387962014-08-26T18:03:13.422-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:03:13.422-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338796@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:03:13 MDT AP sources: U.S. surveillance planes fly over Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338610-68/syria-islamic-state-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338610-68/syria-islamic-state-officials.html.csp">AP sources: U.S. surveillance planes fly over Syria</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T20:12:27.559-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there. While the White House says Obama has not approved military action inside Syria, additional intelligence on the militants would likely be necessary before he could take that step. Pentagon officials have been drafting potential options for the president, including airstri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583386102014-08-26T20:12:27.559-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T20:12:27.559-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338610@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:12:27 MDT Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326425-68/model-aircraft-drone-commercial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326425-68/model-aircraft-drone-commercial.html.csp">Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:01:17.992-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency’s ban on commercial drone flights. The three lawsuits asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to review the validity of the directive, which the Federal Aviation Administration issued in June. The agency said the directive is an attempt ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583264252014-08-22T16:01:17.992-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T16:01:17.992-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326425@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:01:17 MDT United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321812-79/airlines-flights-meals-united.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321812-79/airlines-flights-meals-united.html.csp">United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T10:50:02.924-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs. The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger with Continental Airlines. So, it’s upgrading first class food options and replacing snacks with full meals on some of its shortest flights. The changes, announced Thursday, mean that instead of potato chips, chocolate chip cookies and bananas, passengers on fl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583218122014-08-21T10:50:02.924-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T10:50:02.924-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321812@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:50:02 MDT Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58306097-68/ebola-west-health-liberia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58306097-68/ebola-west-health-liberia.html.csp">Liberia: Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:39:01.552-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monrovia, Liberia • Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital’s largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses. The violence in the West Point slum occurred late Saturday and was led by residents angry that patients were brought to the holding center from other parts of Monrovia, Tolbert Nyenswah, assistant health minister, said Sunday. Up to 30 patients were staying at the center and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060972014-08-17T11:39:01.552-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T11:39:01.552-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306097@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:39:01 MDT Pilots strike in Argentina, stranding thousands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288622-79/pilots-strike-argentina-thousands.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288622-79/pilots-strike-argentina-thousands.html.csp">Pilots strike in Argentina, stranding thousands</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T12:04:02.158-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buenos Aires • Argentina’s government stepped in to halt a brief pilot’s strike that stranded thousands of passengers Tuesday in the country’s capital. More than 30 international and local flights by state-run Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral were cancelled or delayed, including routes to cities such as Miami, Caracas and Bogota. The Labor Ministry then ordered the two sides to accept mediation, and union leaders said operations would soon be back to normal. The secretary-general off the Associ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582886222014-08-12T12:04:02.158-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T12:04:02.158-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288622@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:04:02 MDT U.S. airlines running behind schedule so far in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58272122-79/airlines-flights-june-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58272122-79/airlines-flights-june-percent.html.csp">U.S. airlines running behind schedule so far in 2014</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T12:39:08.132-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 12:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More U.S. flights arrived late in June than the month before, continuing a string of poor performances by the nation’s airlines. The government says that in the first six months of the year, the rate of late flights was the highest since 2008 and cancellations were the highest since 2000. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that among airlines reporting figures, 71.8 percent of flights arrived on time in June, down from 76.9 percent the month before and 71.9 percent in June 2013....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582721222014-08-07T12:39:08.132-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T12:39:08.132-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58272122@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:39:08 MDT