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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Southwest Airlines Can Use Planes That Missed Inspection

Southwest Airlines Can Use Planes That Missed Inspection

"Southwest grounded 128 planes -- about one-fifth of its fleet-Tues after discovering the missed inspections, airlines officials said.

According to a statement by the airline, the Boeing 737-700 jets were found to have overflown a required check.

After discovering the missed inspection, the airline notified federal safety regulators and developed a plan to complete the overdue checks. Southwest ended up canceling about 80 flights Tuesday as a result of the situation, the airline announced" http://abcnews.go.com/US/southwest-airlines-grounds-planes-due-missed-inspections/story?id=29206347

Monday, February 16, 2015

Egypt strikes IS group in Libya | The Australian

Egypt strikes IS group in Libya | The Australian 
http://m.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/egypt-strikes-is-group-in-libya/story-fn3dxix6-1227221950059

Saturday, February 7, 2015

300,000 Killed in #Syria Since #March2011: HumanRightsObservatory/#Sputnik_Intl

300,000 Killed in #Syria Since #March2011: 
HumanRightsObservatory/#Sputnik_Intl
http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20141203/1015433688.html

Clip from article: 
""The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented death of nearly 300000 persons since 18/03/2011, which witnessed the fall of the first martyr in Daraa, until 12/01/2014," the organization said on its website Tuesday, adding that the real number is likely to be about 80,000 more than the documented figures "due to the extreme discretion by all sides on the human losses caused by the conflict and due to the difficulty of communication in Syria."

Read more: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20141203/1015433688.html#ixzz3R76FAL91