Tag Archives: Aviation

27Sep/17

Grounded: Ryanair cancels flights of another 400,000 customers

Ryanair cancelled the flights of another 400,000 customers and scrapped a bid for Alitalia on Wednesday, in a plan to keep its pilots on side and draw a line under its rostering fiasco. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Bombardier loses battle with Boeing

The U.S. Commerce Department has slapped preliminary anti-subsidy duties on Bombardier’s CSeries jets after rival Boeing accused Canada of unfairly subsidizing the aircraft. As Laura Frykberg reports, the move is likely to strain trade relations between the neighbours and cause problems in Britain where Bombardier’s Northern Ireland factory employs thousands. Continue reading

27May/17

Passengers left in confusion as BA cancels flights after global IT outage

HEATHROW AIRPORT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – British Airways has cancelled all its flights from London’s two biggest airports until Saturday (May 27) evening after a global computer system outage caused confusion and chaos.
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01May/17

At least 27 hurt in turbulent Aeroflot Moscow-Bangkok flight

IN AIR (MAY 1, 2017) (ROSTIK RUSEV) – At least 27 people were injured on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok on Monday (May 1) when their Boeing 777 hit turbulence, the Russian embassy in Thailand said in a statement.
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26Apr/17

The schoolchildren trained in cyber warfare

A new generation of school-aged cyber defenders have competed in a cyber security championship organised by defence giant Northrop Grumman, as the industry looks to youth to fill a worrying skills gap. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

07Feb/17

Obama shows off kiteboarding skills with buddy Richard Branson

Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.

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25Dec/16

Russian defence ministry says its plane with 92 people on board crashes into the Black Sea

Russian defence ministry spokesman says its plane en-route to Syria with 92 people on board crashes into the Black Sea off the Sochi coast.

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