World airline traffic expanded by 6.8 percent in August, enabling the industry to match an all-time record of 83.4 percent of seats filled, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday.
October 1, 2013
An advisory panel to the US Federal Aviation Administration has urged regulators to allow some personal electronics to be used throughout flight, a move hailed by consumer groups Tuesday.
September 27, 2013
Researchers in Sweden said Friday they had developed a new medicine to protect bees from diseases that kill entire populations of the insect in the US and Europe.
September 6, 2013
The United States Friday was evacuating non-essential staff from its Beirut embassy, and urging Americans to avoid all travel to Lebanon as well as southern Turkey as it mulls strikes in neighboring Syria.
September 4, 2013
China has banned officials from buying mooncakes with public funds during an upcoming holiday, as the Communist leadership promotes its crackdown on corruption.
July 9, 2013
France kept its position as the world’s top tourist destination in 2012, with 83 million foreign visitors, and continued to host an increasing number of Asian travellers, official figures showed Tuesday.