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

ALERT Thunderstorms cause delays at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, FAA reports – @breakingweather

VIDEO Libyan military jet crashes in eastern city of Tobruk today

A Libyan military jet crashed in the country’s eastern city of Tobruk on Tuesday, killing its pilot and four others. Video posted on Facebook by a Libyan civilian showed the crash followed by an explosion of flames. (Sept. 3)

NEWS Plane makes emergency landing at East Midlands Airport

A plane has had to make an emergency landing at East Midland Airport tonight.

Passengers have said that they could smell smoke as they left the plane, which had travelled from Ibiza, by the emergency exits.

A Total of 3 flights diverted to other airports due to temporary closure.

NEWS Mexico government unveils winning design for new $9 billion airport for Mexico City – @Reuters