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January 7, 2019 8:23 PM Britain to extend drone exclusion zone around airports

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will extend a drone exclusion zone around airports and give police new powers to deal with lawbreaking drone pilots and their aircraft, transport minister Chris Grayling told parliament on Monday. Grayling’s department said the exclusion zone would be extended to around five kilometers (3.11 miles). It is currently one kilometer 129

January 6, 2019 7:05 PM Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

BANGKOK – A Saudi woman is using social media to draw attention to her plight to flee her family, claiming that authorities in Thailand have confiscated her passport and are holding her at an airport hotel room in Bangkok. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, began posting on Twitter late Saturday after Thai authorities stopped her in transit from Kuwait. She claims 126

January 1, 2019 9:51 AM Israel's Ramon Airport near Red Sea resort of Eilat to open January 22

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s long-awaited second international airport near the southern Red Sea resort of Eilat is expected to open on Jan. 22, the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday. The $500 million Ramon Airport in the Negev desert will start operations gradually, initially with domestic flights and then likely allowing international 107

December 29, 2018 9:14 PM International traveler with measles arrived at New Jersey airport, state health officials say; warn of possible exposure

An individual who flew to a New Jersey airport on Christmas Eve has a confirmed case of the measles, health officials said Friday, while warning that others could’ve potentially been exposed. (iStock) An individual who flew to a New Jersey airport on Christmas Eve has a confirmed case of the measles, health officials said Friday, warning that others 147

December 23, 2018 9:16 PM Brothers acquire Ike-swamped ex-museum site in Galveston

FILE - In a Sept. 19, 2008 file photo, storm debris covers the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, Texas, after storm surge from Hurricane Ike inundated the museum. The Galveston building that housed the vintage military aircraft flight museum and was swamped in 2008 during Hurricane Ike has been sold. The Galveston County Daily News reports brothers 113

December 23, 2018 9:15 PM Technical problem disrupted UK airport, no sign of drones

LONDON – Birmingham Airport in England says it has resolved a problem with its air traffic control system that prevented flights from taking off or landing for about two hours. There was no indication the technical problem in Birmingham on Sunday was related to the drone sightings that caused major problems at London's Gatwick Airport in recent days. The grounded 80

December 23, 2018 9:08 PM Britain's Birmingham airport resumes services after air traffic fault

(Reuters) - Birmingham airport in Britain has resumed services after suspending operations earlier due to an air traffic control fault, the airport said on Sunday. “Following the earlier air traffic control technical fault, Birmingham Airport has now resolved the issue and operations have now resumed”, the airport said in a statement. The fault was due to a failure 101

December 23, 2018 5:38 PM Brothers acquire Harvey-swamped ex-museum site in Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas – A Galveston building that housed a vintage military aircraft flight museum and was swamped in 2008 during Hurricane Ike has been sold. The Galveston County Daily News reports brothers Billy, John and Todd Sullivan purchased the 100,000-square-foot building formerly home to the Lone Star Flight Museum. Terms weren't released 117

December 22, 2018 4:57 PM African boy, 8, brought to US for surgery by NBA great Dikembe Mutombo dies, foundation says

A boy NBA great Dikembe Mutombo helped bring to the U.S. for surgery died on Friday, his foundation said. (Getty Images) An eight-year-old African boy who was brought to the U.S. for surgery on a facial tumor died Friday night, NBA great Dikembe Mutombo’s Foundation said. The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation announced Saturday that Matadi Sela Petit died after 169

December 21, 2018 5:54 PM London's Gatwick Airport Shut Down Again Due to "Suspected Drone Sighting"

(LONDON) — An airport spokeswoman says flights at London’s Gatwick Airport have been suspended again because of a “suspected drone sighting.” The shutdown came roughly 11 hours after flights had resumed Friday morning at Britain’s second-busiest airport. British Police and transport officials had said that extra security measures had been put in place 83