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Final bids for Edinburgh airport expected

The Irish Times  2012-04-03 07:44:36

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), the owner of London's Gatwick and City airports, and a JP Morgan-led consortium are to fight each other for control of Edinburgh Airport and are set to submit final ...

Frontier: No more free chocolate chip cookies

USA Today  2012-04-03 07:19:00

Frontier Airlines will stop serving free warm chocolate chip cookies once its current supplies run out.

Allegiant to charge passengers for using bin space

USA Today  2012-04-03 06:44:41

Allegiant Air will charge passengers $35 to carry their own bag on board the plane and stow it in an overhead bin.

Prosecutors want JetBlue captain held without bond

USA Today  2012-04-03 06:33:08

A JetBlue Airways captain charged with disrupting a Las Vegas-bound flight after he left the cockpit screaming about religion and terrorists ...

Pit bulls in Philippine dog fights to be put down

The Straits Times  2012-04-03 05:42:00

MANILA (AP) - A Philippine animal welfare group says dozens of pit bulls rescued from dogfighting will be put down because there are no facilities to rehabilitate them and prevent them from again being ...

Philippines to divert flights over N. Korea rocket

The Straits Times  2012-04-03 05:20:00

MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines' civil aviation authority said on Tuesday it would divert flights to and from Japan and South Korea to coincide with a planned North Korean rocket launch over fears of falling ...

Cambodia targets development gaps as Asean chair

The Straits Times  2012-04-03 05:03:00

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia said on Tuesday it will focus on financial stability and narrowing regional development gaps during its chairmanship of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) in ...

Malaysia panel calls for electoral overhaul

The Straits Times  2012-04-03 04:28:00

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Malaysian parliamentary panel on Tuesday cited widespread deficiencies in the country's electoral system and backed changes that were championed by a mass vote-reform protest last ...

Vietnam finds mass grave of Communist soldiers

The Straits Times  2012-04-03 03:53:00

HANOI (AP) - A mass grave has been found containing the remains of 23 Communist soldiers believed to have been killed during the Tet Offensive, seen by many as the turning point of the Vietnam War. Related ...

Nearly 100 drug addicts escape in Vietnam

The Straits Times  2012-04-03 03:02:00

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Nearly 100 inmates in a Vietnamese drug rehabilitation centre overpowered security guards and escaped. Related StoriesMalaysia panel calls for electoral overhaulPit bulls in Philippine ...

Gunmen in police uniforms abduct Philippine mayor

The Straits Times  2012-04-03 02:37:00

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine authorities say gunmen wearing police uniforms abducted a town mayor while he was inspecting a bus terminal in the country's restive southern region.Related StoriesMalaysia ...

Report says top U.S. airlines performed very well in 2011

CNN  2012-04-03 00:00:00

Despite widespread perceptions that airline service is deteriorating, 2011 was the "best year ever" for airline performance, according to independent experts who have been studying data for the past 21 ...

Jetstar sued for mistreating Kiwi trainee pilots

The New Zealand Herald  2012-04-02 23:14:43

Australia's Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is suing Jetstar alleging it contravened Australian workplace laws when it hired trainee pilots who were New Zealanders.The work the pilots performed was exclusively ...

London 2012 organisers go for food safety gold at Olympic Games  2012-04-02 23:01:01

Government to crack down on unlicensed food vendors and caterers seeking to cut corners to cash in on Olympic visitorsThey may be the purveyors of the traditional - if notoriously greasy - staples enjoyed ...

Myanmar, North Korea set to dominate Asean summit

The Straits Times  2012-04-02 22:32:00

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - South-east Asian leaders meet on Tuesday for an annual summit set to be dominated by Myanmar's historic reforms, North Korea's planned rocket launch and strategic maritime disputes with ...

EU Blasts U.S. Request For WTO Compliance Panel

Aviation Week  2012-04-02 22:27:19

The rhetoric is heating up between the U.S. and the EU in the WTO battle over subsidies for large civil aircraft.

Boeing 787 Engine Battle Heats Up

Aviation Week  2012-04-02 22:27:18

Contest between GE and Rolls-Royce intensifies over the remaining customers yet to pick an engine.

Cambodian girl dies from bird flu: WHO

The Straits Times  2012-04-02 22:00:00

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - A six-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, in the country's second fatality from the virus this year. Related StoriesMalaysia ...

Rival carriers eyeing Singapore Airlines pilots

The Straits Times  2012-04-02 22:00:00

Rival carriers are keen to hire Singapore Airlines pilots who have been asked to volunteer for unpaid leave amid a business slowdown.Related StoriesChild abductions in heartland not true: PoliceSouth-bound ...

AirTran No. 1 in Airline Quality Rating; Delta moves up a notch

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2012-04-02 21:29:04

Flying may be a hassle, but airlines are making progress on fixing problems such as delays and lost baggage, according to an annual study of airline performance.

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