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Aug. 31--A device that prevents an airline seat from reclining sparked an in-flight squabble that forced a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J., to Denver to divert to Chicago. The tiff broke out Aug. 24 between a passenger who couldn't recline her seat and the flier behind her, who had locked her seat in the upright position, using a device called the Knee Defender.
By Katia Hetter, CNN updated 10:44 AM EDT, Tue September 2, 2014 "Sir, is that a ... carry-on?" Annoying behavior number seven: Wielding huge suitcases as carry-ons. (CNN) -- Another day, another fight about reclining seats on a U.S. airline flight. In the third serious airline legroom incident in two weeks, an angry passenger caused yet another flight to divert Monday night.
CHINA SOUTH AIR (01055.HK) rated Buy by UBS 2014/02/12 13:54 Prices of Chinese airline stocks have fallen cumulatively by 20% since the peak in November, underperforming CEI and other Asian peers, UBS said in a report, adding the market has been overly pessimistic about the segment. Particularly, CHINA SOUTH AIR (01055.HK) +0.070 (+2.652%) Short selling $2.81M; Ratio 7.352% is trading at 0.55x 2014 P/B, even lower than the valuation in 2008.
QANTAS will be revealed as the first airline to service Wellcamp Airport when Premier Campbell Newman touches down tomorrow. Sources have confirmed the Flying Kangaroo would be first cab off the rank when domestic flights begin in November. Premier Newman will touch down on the tarmac at 11.50am to make the announcement alongside the Wagner family, who built the airport from scratch in just 18 months.
By Omar Obeidat Photo Credit:Reuters/Muhammad Hamed AMMAN - Jordanian and Saudi investors are considering a joint project to set up a low-cost airline company, Saudi-Jordanian Businessmen Council Chairman Mohammad Al Audah said Monday. Businessmen from both countries held several meetings and agreed to establish a joint airline linking Jordan and Saudi Arabia, Audah told The Jordan Times, noting that a feasibility study for the project is currently under way.
Sep.2 (GMM) Force India supremo Vijay Mallya has run into serious business trouble in his native India. Amid the decline of his airline Kingfisher, the former billionaire has now been declared a 'wilful defaulter' by the public sector lender the United Bank of India. India's Telegraph newspaper said it means Mallya will lose his director positions from his companies and be unable to borrow from Indian banks.
Etihad Airways flight to Abu Dhabi from Jaipur was delayed for almost 18 hours A flight from India to Abu Dhabi was delayed by almost 18 hours after a member of the crew fell ill. The Etihad Airways service from Jaipur was due to take off at 5.50am, however remained on the asphalt until 11.30pm. The airline said that a crew member had become sick, and by the time the matter had been resolved the rest of the crew had reached their maximum working hours.
A Delta flight from New York to Florida was re-routed Monday, the airline confirmed – the third flight diversion caused by passenger disruption in recent weeks. Delta Flight 2370 departed at about 7 p.m. Monday, en route to West Palm Beach. The flight was diverted to Jacksonville due to the disturbance. “Out of an abundance of caution, the captain elected to divert to the closest airport,” the airline said in a statement.
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 09:42 Posted by Shoaib-ur-Rehman Siddiqui KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Malaysian Airline System (MAS) rose as much as 4 percent on Tuesday after state fund Khazanah Nasional unveiled a restructuring plan that will cost 6 billion ringgit ($1.9 billion) and cut 30 percent of the airline's workforce. MAS shares were trading at 25.5 each at 0103 GMT, 2 percent higher than the 25 sen when the stock was suspended on Friday.
Travel News Tigerair: prepare for not taking off. Photo: James Morgan Taiwan's first budget airline said Monday it was scheduled to launch its maiden flight later this month, tapping into the robust demand for cheap travel in Asia. Tigerair Taiwan -a joint venture by China Airlines, the island's leading air carrier by fleet size, and Singapore's low-cost carrier Tigerair - is slated to start its service on September 26 with a flight to Singapore from Taiwan.