Malaysia Airlines May Cut 25 Percent Of Jobs

Malaysia Airlines May Cut 25 Percent Of Jobs

About a quarter of Malaysia Airlines’ 20,000 staff are likely to lose their jobs under a restructuring plan for the loss-making airline hit by two separate jet disasters this year. The restructuring plan, due to be unveiled later this week, will include route cuts as well as the loss of up to 5,000-6,000 jobs, according […]

Thai Airways Denies 200 Pilots Have Quit

Thai Airways Denies 200 Pilots Have Quit

Thai Airways has denied local media reports that 200 pilots have suddenly left the company due to concerns over the carrier’s finances. Executive vice president for operations Athisak Padchuenjai told a press briefing in Bangkok on Monday that it was untrue that 200 pilots have left the company. About 30 pilots have resigned this year, […]

California Hit by Strongest Quake in 25 Years

Damage is seen at the U.S. Post Office building after a 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California August 24, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/STEPHEN LAM

  California wine country rocked by 6.0 quake, dozens hurt NAPA Calif. (Reuters) – A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco early on Sunday, injuring more than 100 people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa. The quake, the biggest in […]

Malaysia Mourns as MH17 Bodies Finally Return Home

The coffin of twenty-nine-year-old MH17 First Officer Ahmad Hakimi Hanapi is lowered during his burial in Putrajaya August 22, 2014. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

People across Malaysia held a minute’s silence and wore black on Friday as the country observed a day of mourning to mark the return of the first 20 bodies among its citizens killed when flight MH17 was downed last month. Flags flew at half mast and newspaper front pages were edged in black to honour […]

Robin Williams Dead: Beloved Actor Dies In Apparent Suicide

Genius gone - Robin Williams (Getty Images)

  Beloved actor Robin Williams was found dead on Monday, police reported. He was 63. The apparent cause of death was suicide by asphyxiation, authorities said. Accordingto his publicist, Williams had been battling severe depression and spent time in rehab as recently as July. Police said that Williams was found unconscious around noon in his home in Tiburon, […]

How Flight Attendants Keep Flying After Air Disasters

Flight attendants around the world are wearing black ribbons to show their solidarity with colleagues killed in recent air disasters.

Editor’s note: The author is a serving flight attendant with a UK-based carrier who writes a blog, “Confessions of a Trolley Dolly,”under the pseudonym Dan Air. The author wishes to remain anonymous — all opinions expressed here are his own. (CNN) – Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any flight […]

Sunwing Flight From Toronto Turned Back, Passenger Threat Alleged (VIDEO)

Sunwing Flight From Toronto Turned Back, Passenger Threat Alleged

  A Sunwing flight bound for Panama has returned to Toronto with a fighter jet escort, reportedly after threats from a passenger. About 45 minutes into the Friday morning flight, according to Talk Radio AM640, an agitated passenger made a direct threat against the plane. “The aircraft turned around approximately 45 minutes into the flight over West […]

Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix (RAW VIDEO)

Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix

  A massive dust storm covered the Phoenix metropolitan area on Friday. Source:  Associated Press Related posts: Arizona Dust Storm (Raw Video) Warehouse Fire in Suburban Phoenix (Raw Video) Arizona Fire Covers 12 Square Miles (VIDEO) Possible Auroras from Massive Solar Storm? Justin Bieber Covers ‘Cry Me A River’ As Selena Gomez Breakup Rumors Ramp […]

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