Actor Harrison Ford called himself a ‘schmuck’ after he mistakenly landed his private plane on an airport taxiway. File photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Actor Harrison Ford called himself a “schmuck” and said he was “distracted” after he mistakenly landed his private plane on an airport taxiway, an aud(...)

Hours after the US  banned electronic devices in cabins on flights from  eight countries in the Middle East and north Africa, Britain tightened airline security on flights from the same regions, banning laptops and tablet computers from  cabins. Photograph: Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images

The banning of electronic devices on some flights is another blow to travellers this week, especially road warriors. The US ban (which was followed by(...)

Three sandwiches for 110 passengers? Surely some mistake BA.

British Airways certainly know how to annoy their passengers lately. The company ended the on-board free food service for short haul European flights (...)

A classic car in a Habana Vieja street in Havana: For many Cubans, the question is how to open up in ways that allow society to protect the achievements of the revolution. Photograph: Alvaro Fuente/NurPhoto/Getty

It’s almost midnight, and the queue stretches so far down the street that it disappears into the dark Havana night. The music seems to be pulsing ou(...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European indices sank on Tuesday after four days of gains, weighed down by bank and energy stocks, as well as uncertainty over elections in the Nether(...)

Former US president Barack Obama leaves after he and his daughter Malia watched the revival of Arthur Miller The Price. Photographer: Christopher Lee/The New York Times)

Former US president Barack Obama has kept a relatively low profile since leaving office last month, and he largely avoided the spotlight Friday night(...)

The Delta R shoe scanner created by Stage Gate (SG) 11 for  Schiphol  is designed to detect explosives and drugs.

Some 15 years after the events of 9/11 – the terror attack that changed global aviation forever – Schiphol airport in Amsterdam is to become the first(...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen: Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB both performed well on news that she intended to stick with her plan to increase interest rates. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

Good earnings reports and the prospect of a US interest rate rise boosted bank shares in Europe and aided markets generally. DUBLIN Bank of Ireland (...)

 Donald Trump: investors have been assessing the potential for political fallout from immigration ban. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

European equities fell, with the winners in a rally spurred by Donald Trump’s US victory turning into losers on Monday, as investors assessed the pot(...)

Investor Warren Buffett: has taken stakes in three large US airlines under his wing. Photograph:  Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bet on the biggest US airlines, reversing decades of aversion to the industry. Berkshire held 21.8 million shares(...)

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