However, the company still needs to strike a pay deal with pilots, who would have to work around 23 hours to account for potential delays and switch between flying the new A350 and the old A330 planes.
While the final results are still being counted, exit polls and results in several regions in Northern England predict a commanding majority for Boris Johnson.
Appropriators reached an agreement on a number of contentious issues, including how to fund President Trump's proposed border wall in order to avoid a shutdown.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The United Nations General Assembly voted in favour of five draft resolutions addressing arms control, disarmament and international security earlier submitted by Russia at the UN's First Committee.
A newly-released Batman comic book, the sequel of the famous “Dark Knight Returns,” depicts the infamous supervillain Joker campaigning on behalf of Donald Trump and using the US President’s quotes.
The amended US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) updates the rules for members' access to the domestic markets of the three nations, tariffs and some norms of labor legislation.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib appeared to blame the Jersey City shooting on “white supremacy” Thursday - even though the attackers have been identified as members of an extremist “anti-white and anti-Semitic” movement.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – The European Union is not recognizing the recently reached Turkish-Libyan memorandum on maritime boundaries, believing that the document is void and infringes on international law, the statement adopted at the European Council meeting said.
TORONTO (Sputnik) - A Quebec appeals court upheld the Canadian province’s ban on wearing religious symbols at work, court documents revealed.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - President of the European Council Charles Michel confirmed on Friday that the bloc had decided to prolong the sanctions against Russia for six months.
Boris Johnson's party won its first seat in the snap general election - Blyth Valley - that the opposition Labour Party had held since its foundation in 1950.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States and the Czech Republic have penned a $635 million deal on the sale of 12 American helicopters to Prague, the Defence Department announced.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year 2019 and almost immediately grabbed the attention of US President Donald Trump, who accused the 16-year-old of having anger issues and suggested she “chill” and attend a “good old fashioned movie.”
TORONTO (Sputnik) - About 400,000 gallons of crude oil was discharged following a Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) tanker derailment in Saskatchewan province, the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) said in an investigation notice.
Large and heavy rocks known as 'sailing stones' regularly cruise across the dry lake of Racetrack Playa in Death Valley, leaving long tracks behind them – and now scientists have found these tracks in a fossil dating back 200 million years, right across some dinosaur footprints.
WASHINGTON, December 13 (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated his former deputy John Sullivan on confirmation as Ambassador to Russia and said his diplomatic prowess would be an asset as both countries work on advancing their ties.
LONDON (Sputnik) – The UK's pound has increased by 2 percent against the US dollar after the first exit poll showed that the Conservative Party would get an absolute majority of seats in the House of Commons, trading data indicated.
A child support lawsuit leveled against Hunter Biden by the mother of his alleged love child may result in the formal release of income he received while employed by Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings, according to documents recently filed in an Arkansas court.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States will closely work with its allies on possible deployments of intermediate-range ballistic missiles, US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper told reporters.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Close to 10 million pilgrims arrived at Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Tepeyac hill in Mexico City to revere the 488th anniversary of the Virgin of Guadalupe, the most worshiped shrine in Latin America, David Leon Romero, national coordinator of Civil Protection of Mexico, said on Thursday.