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  • U.S. air carriers to avoid Russia-Ukraine border airspace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American air carriers have agreed to avoid flying through airspace near Russia's border with Ukraine after a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people crashed in the area on Thursday, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • Airlines pocket $31.5 billion in fees, a 1,200% increase in six years

    Can you name an industry enjoying a revenue stream that has increased by about 1,200% in six years? The world's 59 biggest airlines collected $31.5 billion in passenger fees and charges in 2013, a dramatic increase compared with the $2.45 billion...
  • Ukraine separatists may have mistaken Malaysian airliner for military aircraft; 298 aboard die

    KIEV, Ukraine A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 298 people on board crashed Thursday after apparently being struck by a missile over an area of eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling pro-Russia separatists. There were no...
  • Missile downs Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine; 298 aboard killed

    A Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile Thursday over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, apparently killing all 298 people on board and dramatically raising stakes in the conflict with the Kremlin-backed forces. U.S....
  • U.S. orders American aircraft to avoid eastern Ukraine airspace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an order on Thursday night prohibiting American aircraft from flying over eastern Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight in that region. Citing "recent events...
  • Malaysia Airlines jet crash insurance may be complex, lengthy

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Insurance on the Malaysian airliner brought down over Ukraine is likely to pay out relatively quickly if the cause of the crash is determined, but observers say insurance for the loss of 298 lives and other liability could be...
  • The Week Ahead: Higher security fees for airline passengers

    The airline business is tough. Weather delays, volatile jet-fuel prices and impatient passengers all wanting a bargain can play havoc with an airline's carefully crafted business model. And in the new week, the federal government will slap on higher...
  • Malaysia Airlines says requested higher flight plan

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines filed a flight plan requesting to fly at 35,000 feet throughout Ukraine airspace but was instructed by Ukraine air traffic control to fly at 33,000 feet upon entry, it said in a statement late on Friday....
  • Airlines body IATA says up to governments to advise safe routes

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Airlines rely on governments to tell them which routes are safe and do not compromise on safety, the head of the International Air Transport Association said on Friday after a Malaysian airliner was shot down over Ukraine. "At this...
  • 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...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials. Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...