NEWS Delta Air Lines synchronises UK services with Virgin Atlantic

Delta Air Lines will launch daily non-stop service between Manchester International Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport from June 2nd, 2015 as it increases its network between the UK and North America. The airline will also begin flying its first non-stop service between London-Heathrow and Newark Liberty International Airport effective March 29th, 2015.

US DELAY MDW (Chicago Midway International Airport)

This airport is experiencing arrival delays of 16 to 30 minutes due to Weather:Thunderstorms since 04/09:59.

US DELAY SFO (San Francisco International Airport)

A Ground Delay Program has been issued affecting flights arriving between 04/08:00 and 04/15:59 due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS. Flights are being delayed an average of 37.0 minutes.

NEWS 3 planes separately hit birds near LaGuardia Airport Wednesday morning

Three planes separately hit birds near LaGuardia Airport Wednesday morning.

The first two strikes occurred within a 90-minute period starting at 7:18 a.m., while the third happened just after 11 a.m.

FAA sources say ExpressJet Flight 5400 was struck in the nose gear area as the aircraft was turning to land on Runway 31, while Flight 5432 reported striking a bird while taxiing to the ramp.

Then, Air Canada 706 reported a bird strike 12 miles northeast of the airport two hours later. More on ABC

NEWS Virgin Atlantic takes long-term view with new positioning

Virgin Atlantic has announced its plans to grow to record levels of sustained profitability by 2018. Building on its existing two year recovery plan, which is on target to deliver an annual profit by the end of 2014, the airline is now shifting focus onto positioning its business for long term success.

ALERT Police: Moscow's Vnukovo Airport evacuated after bomb threat was reported anonymously by phone twice – @ria_novosti

BREAKING Moscow’s #Vnukovo Airport is being evacuated

Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport is being evacuated following two anonymous calls warning of a possible bomb threat, Interfax news agency reported.
Citing an airport employee, Interfax said a “mass evacuation” was taking place and that police and sniffer dogs were on the scene.

UPDATE:  Bomb threat at Moscow’s #Vnukovo airport is false alarm, police tell Russian news agency Interfax

ALERT Photo: Iceland Air pilot makes extra circle around Bardarbunga volcano to allow passengers to view it – @Icelandair

ALERT Malaysia Airlines renames 'bucket list' promotion after acknowledging 2 deadly disasters – @AP

NEWS Malaysia Airlines renames 'bucket list' promotion after acknowledging 2 deadly disasters – @AP

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