ALERT Spokeswoman: Wi-fi network named for 'Al-Qaeda' caused security scare at Los Angeles airport Sunday; no arrests made – @NBCNews
An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to London was delayed Sunday after concerns over the name of a WiFi hotspot. A passenger saw the WiFi connection, named “Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork,” and expressed concern to a flight attendant. Flight 136 was taken back to the gate and delayed until 1 p.m. Monday,…
United Airlines, the largest carrier in the world, has reported third-quarter 2014 net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.75 per diluted share, excluding $151 million of special items. This is the highest-ever quarterly profit and an increase of 99 per cent year-over-year.
Low-cost carrier Norwegian has reported strong growth in all European markets in its third quarter results, with a capacity increase of 36 per cent and a load factor of 85 per cent. However, pre-tax profit stood at MNOK505, compared to MNOK604 the same quarter previous year. The costs associated with wet-leasing replacement aircraft and a…
Oman Air is experiencing unexpectedly high demand for seats on two new routes that are due to be launched in December. Bookings to the two new destinations of Manila and Jakarta opened in August and immediately attracted enquiries from passengers planning their Christmas and New Year breaks.
Virgin Atlantic has announced the UK’s largest bank, HSBC, is joining its exciting partnership with LanzaTech in preparation for a world-first flight using a ground-breaking low carbon fuel. LanzaTech is developing a revolutionary fuel that sees waste gases from industrial steel production being captured, fermented and then chemically converted for use as jet fuel.