Aer Lingus says considering new $1.5 billion offer from BA-owner

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DUBLIN - Aer Lingus said on Monday it was considering an improved 1.36 billion-euro ($1.52 billion) takeover offer from International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) , the third attempt by the owner of British Airways (BA) to buy its Irish rival.

Malaysia Airlines website targeted by hacker group 'Cyber Caliphate'

KUALA LUMPUR - A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected. | Video

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Malaysia Airlines website targeted by hacker group "Cyber Caliphate"

KUALA LUMPUR - A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected.

World, 12:38pm IST

U.S. airline flights land in Atlanta after bomb threats

- Bomb threats against two U.S. airline flights on Saturday prompted North American air defense fighter planes to scramble to accompany them to their destination in Atlanta, an airport spokesman said.

World, 25 Jan 2015

UPDATE 4-U.S. airline flights land in Atlanta after bomb threats

Jan 24 - Bomb threats against two U.S. airline flights on Saturday prompted North American air defense fighter planes to scramble to accompany them to their destination in Atlanta, an airport spokesman said.

Regulatory News, 25 Jan 2015

UPDATE 2-U.S. airline flights land in Atlanta after bomb threats

Jan 24 - Two U.S. airline flights accompanied by military fighter jets landed safely on Saturday at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta after bomb threats were made against them, an airport spokesman said.

Regulatory News, 25 Jan 2015

BA-owner returns with 1.3 billion euro offer for Aer Lingus: reports

LONDON - The owner of British Airways has made a third takeover approach to Aer Lingus , offering to pay 2.50 euros per share, or around 1.3 billion euros in total for the Irish airline, Sky News reported on Saturday.

25 Jan 2015

American Airlines sued by mechanics union organizers

Jan 23 - Union organizers sued American Airlines on Thursday, alleging that maintenance directors pressured workers to skimp on federal safety procedures and threatened discipline if they reported too many maintenance flaws.

Regulatory News, 24 Jan 2015

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, Jan. 26

Week Ahead The markets will have a lot to chew on in the coming week, with a slew of earnings ranging from Apple to Zimmer Holdings and another 140 companies in between. So far earnings have been modest at best, though the recent round of quantitative easing from the European Central Bank has exacerbated some existing trends in the market (lower Treasury yields, a stronger dollar) and those should mostly stay in place. But, with the Federal Reserve decision due in the middle of the week, the ma

Regulatory News, 24 Jan 2015

Southeast Asia needs regional aviation regulators - AirAsia chief

SINGAPORE - Southeast Asia needs regional aviation regulators to streamline a fragmented safety framework and ensure common standards for aircrew training in the booming industry, AirAsia's group chief executive officer said.

World, 23 Jan 2015