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Iranian Airline, Under Sanctions, Bought U.S. Jet Parts Through Front Firms
Iranian Airline, Under Sanctions, Bought U.S. Jet Parts Through Front FirmsWASHINGTON—An Iranian airline under sanctions by the U.S. for ferrying weapons and fighters into Syria repeatedly bought U.S.-made jet engines and parts through Turkish front companies over the past several years, most recently in December, federal ...read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ICYMI: Big air goes big time, while 'wardrobe malfunction' hits Olympics
ICYMI: Big air goes big time, while 'wardrobe malfunction' hits OlympicsMichael Eaves explains how the strong winds in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have led to Mikaela Shiffrin's decision to drop out of Wednesday's downhill race. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- Team USA and Canada are set for a classic rematch in women's hockey, a ...read more
Source: ESPN
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:46:00 GMT
No survivors in Iran plane crash, airline says
No survivors in Iran plane crash, airline saysA commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran, killing all 66 people aboard, an airline spokesman told Iran state television Sunday. The plane carried 60 passengers, including one child, and six crew members, Iran Aseman Airlines spokesman Mohammad ...read more
Source: Fox News on MSN.com
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:46:00 GMT
Airline employee prevents sex trafficking
Airline employee prevents sex trafficking(KCRA/NBC) — Sacramento Sheriff's deputies believe they helped stop two teens from unknowingly being lured into the sex trafficking trade, and credit the quick instincts of an American Airlines ticket agent from preventing the girls from being tricked.read more
Source: KWQC-TV6
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:52:00 GMT
How Did Japan Lose Its Air Superiority Advantage?
How Did Japan Lose Its Air Superiority Advantage?Japan received its first F-15J fighters in 1980, and alongside Iran, Israel, and Saudi Arabia was one of only four countries permitted by the United States to purchase its advanced fourth generation air superiority fighter at the time. The F-15 far ...read more
Source: The Diplomat
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:47:00 GMT
Alaska Air Group's January Load Factor Declines, Stock Falls
Alaska Air Group's January Load Factor Declines, Stock FallsShares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. ALK have declined more than 2% ever since it released its traffic results for January 2018, last week. In the first month of 2018, the company’s consolidated traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles or RPMS) increased ...read more
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:50:00 GMT
Work on Navy and Marine C-130s expected to bring 400 jobs to Robins Air Force Base
Work on Navy and Marine C-130s expected to bring 400 jobs to Robins Air Force BaseA C-130 transport aircraft airdrops container delivery systems with water cargo here Sept. 9, 2011. Marines conducted a live air delivery in support of a humanitarian assistance operation exercise. (Marine Corps) WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Robins Air Force ...read more
Source: Military Times
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:52:00 GMT
Dell XPS 13 9370 (early 2018) Review: Redesign Of The Original MacBook Air 'Killer'
Dell XPS 13 9370 (early 2018) Review: Redesign Of The Original MacBook Air 'Killer'Dell’s redesign of the XPS 13 is the new gold standard for 13-inch Windows 10 laptops. Here’s why. Initially (early this year), I didn’t think Dell had done very much with its XPS 13 redesign. That was based on what I had seen in photos. I was more ...read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:52:00 GMT
That case of wine you want to bring home? Alaska Airlines expands Wine Flies Free perk
That case of wine you want to bring home? Alaska Airlines expands Wine Flies Free perkIf you're visiting wine countries in the West, Alaska Airlines will let you check the bottles you purchase for free. The airline expanded its Wine Flies Free program to a total of 29 cities in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The program began in ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:10:00 GMT
MAXimum Comfort, MAXimum Efficiency United Airlines to Start Boeing 737 MAX 9 Service
MAXimum Comfort, MAXimum Efficiency United Airlines to Start Boeing 737 MAX 9 ServiceCHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced it has added its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 737 MAX 9, to its domestic flight schedules. The MAX 9 features Boeing's Advanced Technology winglets and fuel efficient engines ...read more
Source: bizjournals
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:40:00 GMT