The parent company of British Airways is buying BMI, a smaller British airline, from Lufthansa. Why would they want a money losing airline? They don’t. It’s the coveted landing slots at Heathrow, the busiest airport in Europe, they want. With the aquisition of BMI, BA will hold about 50% of the landing slots.
The union representing UPS pilots is challenging, in court, the recent FAA rulings about pilot fatigue. The union says cargo pilots, who fly similar aircraft as the passenger airlines, should have been included.
The TSA has started a new helpline for for disabled passengers and those with medical conditions, who have questions about the screening process.
A little humor from Doonesbury