#Airlines

The FAA issued a temporary ground stop for Southwest Airlines. (Representational/Pixabay)

  • Southwest had delayed more than 1,400 flights across the United States on Monday due to another problem
  • The airline said that it was ramping back up after the outage
  • "Our teams are working quickly to minimize flight disruptions," a company spokesperson said

.Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Emirates is the UAE's largest airline. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@emirates)

  • Emirates said that the airline was affected due to the ongoing pandemic and travel restrictions
  • The airline saw revenue fall of 66% to $8.4 billion
  • Over the fiscal year, which ends in March, Emirates carried around 6.6 million passengers

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Director-General of Commercial Aviation gave out a set of rules regarding airlines. (Photo Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • Flight tickets can be cancelled two weeks prior to the date of travel to claim a full refund
  • In case of a flight delay of more than 27 hours, you are eligible to get free accommodation facilities
  • If you do not receive your bags within 21 days, it will be considered lost

.Belarus
Protesters rally in support of the Belarus opposition in Warsaw.(Photo credit: AFP)

  • Journalist Roman Protasevich and his girlfriend Sofia Sapega, 23, were arrested on Sunday
  • Protasevich's parents joined the Warsaw rally 
  • Roman Protasevich's parents urged for international help for his release

.Islamabad, Pakistan
One of the passengers has filed an official complaint with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

The incident took place onboard an Airblue flight from Karachi to Islamabad on May 20. 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Ryanair aircraft was travelling from Athens to Vilnius. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Belarus air traffic control told the Ryanair flight pilot that there was a bomb on board
  • The forced landing of the flight on Sunday sparked a global outcry
  • Roman Protasevich, 26, was arrested at the Minsk airport

.Minsk, Belarus
Roman Protasevich is a 26-year-old opposition blogger and independent journalist, who was arrested at Minsk airport. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Roman Protasevich was arrested at Minsk airport, and is a blogger and independent journalist
  • A video of him "confessing" to charges of planning demonstartions was released
  • His father says that his son appeared "very nervous" and that he was "physically harmed"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Roman Protasevich, a 26-year-old opposition blogger, was taken into custody in Minsk, Belarus. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@franakviacorka)

  • Air France, Finnair and Singapore Airlines became the latest carriers to suspend flights in Belarus airspace
  • On Sunday, Minsk forced a jet to land to arrest a dissident 
  • Roman Protasevich, an opposition blogger, was detained by the authorities

.Chicago, IL, USA
United Airlines is a major American airline headquartered at Willis Tower in Chicago (Source: Twitter/@united)

  • Winners of “Your Shot to Fly” will win one year of free air travel by the United Airlines 
  • Biden administration is reaching out to businesses to help encourage American to get vaccinated 
  • United Airlines will announce the winners on July 1 

.Taipei, Taiwan
China Airlines is headquartered in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The carrier was found to have put some of its members of the crew in a non-quarantine hotel
  • received a penalty of NT$ 1 million for not abiding the Civil Aviation Act
  • The hotel was also fined by the Tourism Bureau and Taoyuan City Government