DUBAI: Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports' senior vice president for communications Anita Mehra said. An estimated 260,000 travellers were expected to pass through each day from Friday through Monday. Dubai International Airport expects 89 million passengers this year.
Dubai (AFP) - Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
OTTAWA — The federal government is poised to get the Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX:CP) back on track.
A government source tells The Canadian Press that legislation will be tabled Monday to end the strike by 3,300 locomotive engineers and other CP train workers.
A notice to allow the bill to be introduced was placed on the Commons order paper late Friday afternoon.
The Harper government has never been shy about using a legislative hammer to stop or prevent strikes that it feels could pose a threat to the economy.
International flights by state-run carrier Aerolineas Argentinas resumed Monday after a weekend disruption over a labor dispute, officials said.The government of President Cristina Kirchner resolved the airline's impasse with the technician's union by ordering the Air Force to take control of air operations.The move is not unprecedented, as the Air Force controlled air traffic operations up to 2007.Flights to destinations like Rome, Miami, and Auckland/Sydney that had been canceled Sunday were re-scheduled for Monday, an airline spokesperson told AFP.
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Qantas Airways returned to the air on Monday after grounding its entire global fleet over the weekend in a bold tactic to force the government to intervene in the nation's worst labor dispute in a decade.
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Šiauliai (Lithuania) (AFP) - French jets have been engaged in a game of cat and mouse with Russian fighters in the skies above the Baltic states, as NATO keeps a close eye on Russia's ambitions.
Four French Mirage jets this week completed a four-month tour of duty in Lithuania -- and their crews were busy, engaging with Russian planes on 23 occasions.