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Ryanair U-turn, will pay stranded customers' bills

DUBLIN - (AP) Penny-pinching airline Ryanair did a surprise U-turn Thursday and agreed to pay the hotel and food bills of tens of thousands of customers left stranded during Europe's volcano-ash crisis. Chief executive Michael O'Leary had initially vowed Wednesday to limit customers' payments...

EU to abolish limits on carry-on liquids by 2013

BRUSSELS - (AP) The EU says by 2013 it will abolish all restrictions on liquids carried by airline passengers in their hand luggage. Helen Kearns, spokeswoman for the EU Transport Commission, says airports will have to replace the restrictions with liquid screening machines. The measure is part...