U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela

FILE PHOTO: Aircraft are seen at a runway on the Simon Bolivar airport in Caracas July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo

WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, citing reports of unrest and violence around airports in the South American country. Many international airlines had stopped flying to Venezuela anyway because of security concerns and disputes over […]

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