Cantor Fitzgerald lost hundreds of employees in the attack, and accused American Airlines of negligence.
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Saturday 03 April 2010
Tuesday 02 March 2010
Two RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft were scrambled today after reports of a disruptive passenger on board a Heathrow-bound transatlantic flight
Friday 26 February 2010
The jumbo jet age began in 1970. By doubling the seats available on a single aircraft, the Boeing 747 changed the game of aviation. The low-cost revolution of the past 15 years has done much the same for European travellers. Above all, the removal of barriers to entry and the introduction of (admittedly imperfect) competition has enabled aviation to flourish, while broadening the travel horizons for millions. As home to several great airlines – and the planet's leading aviation hub, London – the UK has been in the vanguard of this transformation.
Saturday 30 January 2010
Today: Adventure Travel Live at the Royal Horticultural Halls in central London features talks on the Inca Trail, going overland from Beijing to Cape Town, and Galápagos. The event continues tomorrow ( adventuretravelshow.co.uk ). Also today, the striking Oscar Niemeyer Auditorium will open with three days of cultural celebration in Ravello on Italy's Amalfi Coast ( auditoriumoscarniemeyer.it ).
Sunday 17 January 2010
Friday 08 January 2010
Some of the biggest retailers in the US were raising their profit forecasts last night after reporting better-than-expected sales for the holiday season, in another tentative sign that the world's largest economy is getting stronger.
Tuesday 05 January 2010
There was no let-up in Japan Airlines' rollercoaster ride yesterday as news of further financial support from the government sent the group's shares soaring an unprecedented 31 per cent.
Thursday 31 December 2009
Wednesday 23 December 2009
An American Airlines flight from Miami overshot a runway and broke in two during a heavy rainstorm in Kingston, Jamaica early today, injuring dozens of people.
Tuesday 08 December 2009
Lord Mandelson has earned a black mark from language campaigners for talking himself into a corner as he discussed MPs' expenses.
Saturday 05 December 2009
British Airways was the stand-out riser as the FTSE 100 firmed up last night, leading the blue chips as traders moved in to capitalise on the upside from the merger with Iberia.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
This picture of an oversize man on an American Airlines flight has heightened the debate about obese passengers who cannot fit into economy seats.
Friday 13 November 2009
Saturday 03 October 2009
Saturday 12 September 2009
At a sombre ceremony, against a backdrop of pouring rain, Barack Obama tried to use the anniversary of 9/11 to rally Americans behind the war in Afghanistan, as he laid a wreath at a memorial to those killed during the attack on the Pentagon.
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