Tag Archives: Airlines

15Jun/15

Tiny Togo – Africa’s new financial hub?

(REUTERS) – West Africa’s Togo is bursting with ambition.

The small nation is home to around 7 million people.

And reforms have led major banks to headquarter themselves in its capital Lome.

Ecobank is one such bank, its founder Gervais Djondo.
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30Apr/15

Apple iPad app glitch delays American Airlines flights

U.S. (Next Media) – A glitch with the iPads used by American Airlines pilots for their flight plans recently delayed dozens of flights over a period of two days.
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02Apr/15

German pilot’s computer shows searches on suicide and cockpit doors

German state prosecutor says co-pilot’s computer shows searches for methods of committing suicide and research into cockpit doors, which were made in the days leading up to crash.

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02Apr/15

Compensation gap for Alps crash victims

(Reuters Business Report) – Grieving relatives at the site of the Germanwings crash.

Now facing another blow – lawyers warning that they could receive VASTLY different compensation payouts.

It could all hinge on where the ticket was bought.
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26Mar/15

Germanwings crash: Pilot locked out of cockpit before crash

More questions surrounding Tuesday’s Germanwings plane crash that killed 150 people have arisen after audio collected from the cockpit voice recorder revealed that one of the pilots was locked outside of the cockpit before the crash.
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25Mar/15

Safety experts speculate cause of A320 crash in French Alps

An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline traveling from Barcelona to Duesseldorf crashed into a mountainside in the French Alps on Tuesday killing 144 passengers and six crew members on board, safety experts are now speculating the cause of the deadly accident.

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24Mar/15

Duesseldorf airport spokesman says Airbus crash “black day” for German air transport

Representatives for Duesseldorf airport and Lufthansa tell journalists the Airbus crash marks a “black day” for German aviation.

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24Mar/15

Germanwings Airbus crashes in France, 148 feared dead

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (LUFTHANSA) – An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote area of southern France on Tuesday and all 148 on board were feared dead.
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