Union, Airline Reach Agreement In Eleventh-Hour Talks
British Airways and the Transport & General Workers
(T&GW) reached an agreement Monday on pay and sick leave a
scant 10 hours before an announced two-day walkout of the airline's
cabin crews was set to begin.
'Active Protection' From Airborne Attack Military
Based in part on public comments obtained in November
2005, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday said
protecting a nuclear power plant from a 9/11-style attack using an
airliner is impractical given the scope of its responsibility.
A report in the Wall Street Journal says US Airways' parent US
Air Group hinted over the weekend it would increase its takeover
bid of Delta Airlines to the tune of another $1 billion and add a
clause to pay Delta's creditors should the deal fail regulatory
Even as talks between British Airways (BA) and its largest union
resumed Sunday, plans are in place to support the world's 12th
largest airline's customers should the threatened 48-hour cabin
crew strike take place Tuesday and Wednesday.
It comes as no surprise to virtually anybody who
was affected by the blizzard that hit Denver, CO last month -- not
only in Denver, but around the country -- that the Mile High City
and its airport were not prepared to take on a storm of such
Spoons and socks -- and those ubiquitous disposable diapers that
may be here long after we're gone -- are among the unusual items
being testing by the A380's plumbing in what can be only described
as one of the lesser-known -- and certainly less
glamorous -- assessments being conducted on the world's
A Korean Air Airbus A300-600 was forced to dump its fuel,
and make an emergency landing at the originating Malaysian airport
last Tuesday following an apparent engine failure. The plane was
bound for Seoul from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.