Chinese Airline Passengers Slap, Throw Food at Ground Staff Over Flight Delay

BEIJING — Police in southern China have detained three airline passengers after they were caught on video slapping, verbally abusing and throwing food at ground staff in anger over a delayed flight, state media reported Tuesday. Video of Monday’s incident …

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Missing MH370: Malaysia Airlines Promises ‘Fair and Equitable’ Compensation To Family Members

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Malaysia Airlines has reassured family members of passengers on board missing flight MH370 that they will receive “fair and equitable compensation”. The airline made the statement after a families’ support group Voice370 accused the company of trying to avoid its …

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Chinese Woman Who Delivered Baby Enroute US Deported Without Her Child

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The heartwarming story of a woman who gave birth on a U.S. bound flight has since soured after she was deported back to Taiwan without her child and warned she could face a fine of more than $30,000. Earlier this …

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China United Airlines Barred Pilots After Brawling Inside Cockpit

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Two pilots with a budget airline in China have been suspended for six months after they brawled in the cockpit of a plane at 30,000ft. The Beijing-based carrier, China United Airlines, has been penalised for multiple safety violations, including the …

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Kenya Airways Extends Boeing 777-300ER Service

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Kenya Airways has postponed planned last Boeing 777-300ER operation, as the 777 aircraft will continue to operate until late-October 2015 for the time being. From 07SEP15 to 24OCT15, KQ plans to operate 777-300ER on Nairobi – Hanoi – Guangzhou route …

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Beijing Wins Bid To Host Winter Olympics in 2022

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Beijing has been selected to host the Winter Olympics in 2022 – becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter games. The Chinese capital was selected ahead of a rival bid from Kazakhstan’s Almaty. Beijing and Almaty …

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Etihad once again recognised as the world’s leading airline

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Etihad Airways achieved its strongest financial results to date in 2014, posting a net profit of US$ 73 million on total revenues of US$ 7.6 billion. The figures are up 52.1 per cent and 26.7 per cent respectively over the …

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BREAKING: Chinese cruise ship capsizes on Yangtze River with hundreds missing

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Five people have died and hundreds are missing after a cruise ship carrying 458 people capsized on the Yangtze River in China’s Hubei province. State media said rescuers heard calls from inside the upside-down hull and about a dozen people …

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How Powerful Is Your Nigerian Passport?

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According to a recently released ranking by a financial advisory firm Arton Capital on their tool passport index based on how many countries a passport holder can visit without requiring an advance visa or having to purchase one upon arrival to …

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