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Crash of AirAsia Flight 8501 Spotlights Indonesia's Poor Air Safety Record
Arnold Barnett, a statistician at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who specializes in airline safety, said that the death rate in airplane crashes over the past decade in Indonesia was one per million passengers who boarded. That rate is 25 …
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United Airlines and Orbitz are suing a 22-year-old who discovered a hack to
United Airlines and its travel partner, Orbitz, want to shut the website down. They filed a civil lawsuit against Zaman last month, claiming the “malicious” strategy creates “unfair competition.” They're asking for $ 75,000 in damages, according to the …
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Veteran of Search for Vanished Malaysia Airlines Jet Is Scouring the Sea Again
The pilot of a C-130 surveillance aircraft, he spent about two weeks flying as long as 10 hours at a time looking for a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane that vanished in March en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur and has become the longest search in the …
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