ALERT Regional jet believed to be carrying 42 people approaching Wichita, Kan., with landing gear problems – @KWCHMichael
Etihad Airways – considered the World’s Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards has upped its stake in Virgin Australia to the maximum allowed by the Foreign Investment Review Board in Australia. The Abu Dhabi based carrier now holds a 22.9 per cent stake after spending another AU$28.34 million last week.
United Airlines has announced new trans-Atlantic summer-season service between New York and Venice, Italy, along with new service between Chicago and Dublin, both subject to government approval. In addition, the airline will offer a second daily non-stop flight between Washington Dulles and Paris for the summer season.