FLIGHTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FLIGHTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215543-79/flights-airlines-aviv-tel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215543-79/flights-airlines-aviv-tel.html.csp">European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID RISING and MATTHEW KNIGHT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:51:02.412-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Air France and Germany’s two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancellations through Thursday and Air France said it was suspending its flights “until further notice.” The European Aviation Safety Agency late Tuesday said it “strongly recommends” that airlines refrain from operating flights to and from Tel Aviv. It said it would “monitor th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582155432014-07-23T10:51:02.412-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T10:51:02.412-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215543@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:51:02 MDT Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210657-79/airlines-delta-flights-israel.html.csp">Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines said Tuesday they are suspending service between the U.S. and Israel indefinitely. US Airways scrapped its Tel Aviv service Tuesday and said it is monitoring the situation in regards to future flights. Delta Air Lines’ one daily flight was already in the air. Delta said a Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582106572014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:08:22.208-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210657@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:08:22 MDT Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199363-79/airlines-ukraine-aviation-flights.html.csp">Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines are already being more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots. That will make flights longer and more costly because of the need for extra fuel — an expense that will be passed on to passengers. They may be quicker to abandon routes near conflict areas. In the aftermath of Thursday’s disaster, carriers around the g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581993632014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T18:11:01.959-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199363@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:11:01 MDT More flights arriving late; complaints are rising http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166012-79/percent-airlines-flights-airways.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166012-79/percent-airlines-flights-airways.html.csp">More flights arriving late; complaints are rising</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T16:44:26.239-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More flights on U.S. airlines are running late or getting canceled, and complaints are rising. The Transportation Department said Wednesday that 76.9 percent of flights arrived on time in May, down from 79.6 percent in April and 79.4 percent in May 2013. Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines, which get good weather on many routes, rank best. ExpressJet and Envoy, which fly smaller planes for big airlines, rank last. The government says the largest airlines canceled 1.9 percent of th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581660122014-07-09T16:44:26.239-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T16:44:26.239-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166012@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:44:26 MDT TSA: Some passengers flying to U.S. must turn on phones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58154960-68/security-airports-tsa-devices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58154960-68/security-airports-tsa-devices.html.csp">TSA: Some passengers flying to U.S. must turn on phones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL LESTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T21:30:02.566-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights, the Transportation Security Administration said Sunday. The TSA said it is requiring some overseas airports to have passengers turn on devices such as cellphones before boarding. It says devices that won’t power up won’t be allowed on planes, and those travelers may have to undergo additional screening. “As the traveling public kno...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581549602014-07-06T21:30:02.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T21:30:02.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154960@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 21:30:02 MDT Southwest opens new chapter: international flights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137355-79/southwest-international-airlines-airtran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137355-79/southwest-international-airlines-airtran.html.csp">Southwest opens new chapter: international flights</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="2014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory on Tuesday — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba. Southwest is taking over routes flown by AirTran Airways, which it bought in 2011. The company plans to eliminate the AirTran brand by year end. Southwest Flight 1804 left Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Tuesday morning on the airline’s first overseas flight — to Oranjestad, Aruba. After the first three international...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581373552014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:34:11.611-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137355@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:34:11 MDT Dust storm roars into Iran, killing at least 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58017740-68/iran-storm-dust-capital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58017740-68/iran-storm-dust-capital.html.csp">Dust storm roars into Iran, killing at least 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T11:09:07.412-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tehran, Iran • A heavy dust storm roared into Iran’s capital Monday, blacking out the sun in a swirling cloud and tearing down trees in a squall that reportedly killed at least four people and injured 30. The storm struck Tehran with winds of up to 110 kilometers per hour (68 mph), state television reported. Its report said the storm killed five people, while Iran’s official IRNA news agency said it killed four people as winds hit 130 kilometers per hour (80 mph). The discrepancy could not immed...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580177402014-06-02T11:09:07.412-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T11:09:07.412-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58017740@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:09:07 MDT Memphis Belle B-17 bomber buzzes Salt Lake City skies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57990245-78/belle-memphis-bomber-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57990245-78/belle-memphis-bomber-lake.html.csp">Memphis Belle B-17 bomber buzzes Salt Lake City skies</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-27T11:14:25.719-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The B-17 Memphis Belle took to the skies over Salt Lake City on Monday. News media representatives were given rides but the public will be able to ride in the restored World War II bomber Saturday and Sunday. The public rides will last 45 minutes and will cost $450 per person. Members of the Liberty Foundation can ride for $410. For more information on the Memphis Belle flights, go to www.libertyfoundation.org/schedule.html or phone 918-340-0243.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57990245@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 11:14:25 MDT