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  • WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor infected

    The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst-ever outbreak of the disease. At least...
  • Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola

    Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola
    Health workers in West Africa appealed for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia shut a hospital where several staff were infected, including a Spanish priest. Liberian President Ellen...
  • War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa

    War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa
    Colonial poverty, then civil war, and now, a deadly plague. Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown signs of leaving behind brutal wars and leaping into Africa's economic...
  • Hawaii man accused of threatening to kill flight crew, blow up plane

    Hawaii man accused of threatening to kill flight crew, blow up plane
    Forget all the screaming babies and baritone snores -- the crew of a British Airways flight headed for Los Angeles International Airport this month may have truly found the passenger from hell. A 20-year-old Hawaii man suspected of threatening to kill...
  • Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash

    Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash
    Several international airlines said Thursday that they were rerouting flights around eastern Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed near the city of Donetsk. Russian and Ukrainian media reported the plane may have...
  • Passenger fees grow and expand to almost every airline, study says

    Passenger fees grow and expand to almost every airline, study says
    The latest study on passenger fees collected by the world’s airlines reached a predictable conclusion: Airlines are pocketing more than ever. The annual tally by IdeaWorksCompany, a Wisconsin-based consultant to the airline industry, found that 59...
  • 'Best' airlines? Really?

    'Best' airlines? Really?
    To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...
  • FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours

    FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours
    Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice. “We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
  • You say Grenada, I say Granada: Maryland man sues British Airways over flight mix-up

    You say Grenada, I say Granada: Maryland man sues British Airways over flight mix-up
    A Maryland man is suing British Airways over an intended flight to Spain that ended up taking him to the West Indies. In court documents, Edward Gamson said he booked a first-class flight from Washington Dulles International Airport to Granada, Spain,...
  • BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights

    BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights
    With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean. The...
  • JetBlue's new lie-flat seats debut on L.A.-New York flights

    JetBlue's new lie-flat seats debut on L.A.-New York flights
    Would former Lakers coach Phil Jackson fit in JetBlue's new Mint class seats? That was one of the questions posed last week to JetBlue President Robin Hayes at the Grove. Hayes and his team spent Thursday and Friday in L.A. with an open-air set up of...