NEWS McNerney to take seat on board at Boeing

Boeing chairman Jim McNerney has announced that the company’s board has elected Randall Stephenson as a new director, effective February 2016. Stephenson, 55, has been chairman and chief executive of AT&T, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, since 2007. AT&T is a global leader in integrated connectivity solutions for businesses and consumers, including video…

NEWS Ooredoo to bring Wi-Fi to Qatar Airways fleet

Ooredoo, the fastest-growing telecommunications company in the world, has become the exclusive three-year sponsor of on-board Wi-Fi across the Qatar Airlines fleet. This pioneering partnership sees two of the country’s biggest brands come together to offer customers worldwide one of the best on-board connections. Effective from December, Qatar Airways passengers on all connected aircraft will…

HISTORY In 1999, Korean Air Cargo Flight 8509 crashed shortly after take off from Stansted. Killing all 4

16 years ago today, all 4 crew members lost their lives after Korean Air Cargo Flight KE8509 (HL7451) crashed into Hatfield Forest near Great Halingbury, England. Shortly after taking off from London Stranded Airport to Malpensa Airport, Italy. The cause of the crash was attitude director indicator (ADI) failure combined with pilot error. The first…