The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday restricted US airlines and commercial operators from flying over Iraq while armed conflict raged and the United States launched air strikes.
The FAA had previously, on Aug. 1,
A leading US-based pilots association has voiced concern that massive aircraft orders by Gulf airlines that compete with US carriers could have serious consequences for the US economy and US airline workers.
Aircraft orders by sta
US airlines are expected to fare better than most of their foreign counterparts this year because they are trimming unprofitable routes and beefing up balance sheets as the economy begins to rebound.
US-based carriers have been cutting cap
Seven years since the Sept 11 hijack attacks which rocked the airline industry, Delta Air Lines is leading a slow return to the Arab world by US carriers.
International expansion has offered growth for some US airlines being squeezed by in