REVIEW: Stephen K Amos – The Spokesman; Tom Green – Live Opera House, Wellington, May 5 Reviewed by Daven Parsons-Piwari The New Zealand International Comedy Festival brings to town all sorts of international delights for our entertainment pleasure, two such worldwide acts being Brit Stephen K Amos and Canadian Tom Green.
Footage from an airline safety video featuring adventurer Bear Grylls on Fiordland’s Routeburn Track has been released.
With a demure smile and a garland of jasmine, Thailand has always welcomed the world.
Like many flight attendants, William Conn, 30, of Miami, often took advantage of an airline practice called deadheading, in which employees hitch rides to work assigned flights in other cities.
The 23-year-old son of a banker from Nigeria should have tripped every alarm in the global aviation-security system put in place after 9/11: He bought a $2,831 ticket for flights from Lagos to Amsterdam to Detroit and paid for it in cash. He left no contact information with the airline
The challenges inherent in getting a 162,000-pound aircraft off the ground and landing it safely are pretty obvious to most observers. But at cruising altitude, above 10,000 feet, pilots face a different critical challenge: staying focused
Federal aviation authorities are expected to suspend or revoke the licenses of the two Northwest Airline pilots involved in last week’s overflight of the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, a federal official said
Iceland is losing its only three McDonald’s restaurants as a result of the poor economic situation in the country.
Every morning, Lisa Strong’s 10-year-old son lifts her heavy prosthetic legs and screws them into the levers in her knees.
A Northwest Airlines flight from San Diego, California, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, overshot the Minneapolis airport by about 150 miles Wednesday evening, and federal investigators are looking into whether the pilots had become distracted, as they claimed, or perhaps fallen asleep. Air traffic controllers lost radio communication with the Airbus A320, carrying 147 passengers and an unknown number of crew, when it was flying at 37,000 feet, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.