January 29, 2020

American Airlines suspends some flights to China as coronavirus death toll rises to 132

Andreas Haas/iStock(NEW YORK) -- American Airlines is suspending two routes to China, citing "significant decline in demand for travel to and from China." Flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport and to Beijing Capital International Airport will not run from Feb. 9 through March 27, the company said in a Wednesday statement. Meanwhile, British Airways announced Wednesday that it has suspended all flights to and from mainland China "with immediate effect," as the ..
January 29, 2020

British Airways suspends flights to mainland China as coronavirus outbreak kills 132

Andreas Haas/iStock(LONDON) -- British Airways announced Wednesday that it has suspended all flights to and from mainland China "with immediate effect," as the country struggles to contain the outbreak of the new coronavirus. The United Kingdom's flag carrier airline, which operates daily flights from London to Shanghai and Beijing, said it made the decision "following advice from the Foreign Office against all but essential travel." "We apologize to customers for the inconvenience, but the..
January 29, 2020

Prince Harry ‘has suffered a lot’ says friend who spoke to him after split from royal family

BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are embarking on a new life after their split from the royal family, one that does not include public money, official royal duties or the use of their royal highness titles. In his only public comments about the split, Harry, 35, described it as a "step forward into what I hope can be a more peaceful life." Whether the Sussexes' new life can in fact be "more peaceful" and what their new lif..
January 29, 2020

US evacuation flight from China’s coronavirus zone rerouted to military base

mrtom-uk/iStock(WUHAN, China) -- The U.S. government's chartered flight evacuating American consulate staffers and private U.S. citizens from the coronavirus epicenter of Wuhan, China, has been rerouted from its original California destination to a nearby military base. The flight, with more than 200 people aboard, is now scheduled to arrive at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California, about 30 miles from where the flight was originally scheduled to land, in Ontario, Californi..