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Baghdad bills US $1 billion for damage to city

BAGHDAD – Baghdad government wants the United States to apologize and pay $1 billion for the damage done to the city by blast walls and Humvees since the U.S.-led invasion.

Angry Hong Kong tour guides decry new policy

Hong Kong's new one-guide, one-tour policy will drastically reduce income, say over 1,000 tour guides, who staged a protest against it.

Mechanics snub American Airlines contract proposal

Members of American Airlines' mechanics union rejected a contract proposal and authorized union leaders to call a strike, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) said.

Morgans Hotel Group refinances mortgage debt

NEW YORK, NY - Unable to pay off it's mortgage loan due to mature in November 2010, the Morgans Hotel Group Co. refinanced its mortgage debt in full with the new loan maturing in July 2015.

British Airways the only UK carrier to award pay rises

The pay of British Airways cabin crew rose by 5 per cent last year despite the airline reporting record losses and other carriers cutting or freezing crew salaries.

Continental CEO to forego pay, bonuses until airline turns profit

CHICAGO - Continental Airlines Inc.'s new chief executive, Jeffrey Smisek, said Monday he won't take a salary or an annual bonus until the Houston airline records a full-year profit.

UK pays Libya for advice on airline safety

British taxpayers paid for Libyan security experts to fly to the UK, while British officials met Libyan counterparts at Tripoli airport.

Malaysia Airlines told to pay 6.9 mln euros fine

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines, Malaysia's national carrier, said on Monday a European arbitration tribunal had ordered it to pay Advanced Cargo Logistic GmbH 6.9 million euros ($9.8 million) for br

Colgan Air pilots faced long commutes, low pay, second jobs

Manassas-based Colgan Air today struggled to defend itself as details emerged about the low pay of its pilots, their long commutes and the need of some to hold second jobs to make ends meet.

Who pays for a Disney cruise wrecked by Norwalk virus?

Let’s say your cruise is cut short by the outbreak of a gastrointestinal virus. You spend most of your vacation quarantined in your cabin. Should you pay for it?

Austrian Airlines to cut work hours, salaries

VIENNA — The Austrian Airlines Group will reduce the working hours of its flight attendants and decrease the pay of its pilots for a year to cut costs, the company said Friday.

America West – US Airways merger leaves flight attendant pay unequal

America West flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), today requested that the National Mediation Board (NMB) resume Section 6 mediation in order to reach

Hungarian national airline cannot pay staff on time

Budapest - Hungary's cash-strapped national airline Malev told staff on Friday that they would be receiving their wages in two installments this month as it cannot afford to pay in full.

Airline asks asthma man to pay more

An asthma sufferer was told he would have to pay thousands of pounds extra to fly because of his illness.

Woman told to repay airline for diversion

NEW YORK - A New York judge ordered a disgruntled airline passenger who falsely claimed to have a bomb in her bag to pay JetBlue the cost of making an emergency landing.

Boeing makes best and final offer to its employees

SEATTLE, WA (August 28, 2008) - Boeing today presented its best and final contract offer to almost 27,000 employees represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in

Lufthansa hit by strike

BERLIN — Workers at Germany's biggest airline, Lufthansa, walked off the job Monday to press for higher pay in the latest strikes to hit Europe's biggest economy.

Airline freezes bosses pay

Air New Zealand has frozen salaries of senior executives, halted bonus payments and is considering slashing jobs to compensate for soaring fuel costs and sliding passenger demand, according to an inte

Oops where did I leave my 727?

VIETNAM - The owners of a Boeing 727 apparently abandoned at Viet Nam's Noi Bai International Airport since May last year have reportedly undertaken to take the plane back and pay overdue fees.

$210M settlement in airline price fixing is approved

SAN FRANCISCO — An agreement by two British-based airlines to pay roughly $210 million to settle a massive price-fixing lawsuit met with tentative approval from a federal judge on Friday.

Man wins P800,000 in case vs airline

BAGUIO CITY – The Supreme Court ordered Japan Airlines to pay P800,000 to a Filipino kidney donor bound for the United States for bumping him off in its flight in 1992 on mere suspicion that he was holding a fake visa.

Airline told to pay Rs 50K for flight delay

NEW DELHI - The state consumer commission has directed the Scandinavian Airline to pay a compensation of Rs 50,000 to three passengers - husband, wife and daughter - for failing to ensure a comfortable journey.The airline was also asked to pay $500 each to them for flying them in a simple aircraft instead of a Boeing as promised.