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  • David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines plane, said he will also represent a woman whose clash with an American Airlines flight attendant went viral over the weekend. In a video posted on Facebook on Friday by a bystander aboard the American Airlines flight, the woman is seen in tears and holding a young child after a male flight attendant had apparently...

  • David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines plane, said he will also represent a woman whose clash with an American Airlines flight attendant went viral over the weekend. In a video posted on Facebook on Friday by a bystander aboard the American Airlines flight, the woman is seen in tears and holding a young child after a male flight attendant had apparently...

  • DUBAI/ WELLINGTON, April 24- Qatar Airways would consider canceling flights to Auckland if New Zealand follows the United States in banning laptops and other large electronic devices on Middle East flights, its chief executive said on Monday. New Zealand is considering additional security checks on flights from some countries in the Middle East after...

  • *Qatar Airways close to Italy's Meridiana deal. DUBAI, April 24- Qatar Airways will finalise a long-negotiated agreement to buy 49 percent of Italy's Meridiana in the coming days, and soon apply to Qatar's sovereign wealth fund to start an Indian airline. Qatar Airways will sign the agreement with Italy's second biggest airline in the next "few days", Chief...

  • DALLAS— The woman seen sobbing in a viral video after an American Airlines flight attendant took away her stroller now has a lawyer— the same attorney representing a man dragged off a United Express flight earlier this month. The Chicago lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, says the American flight attendant was "out of control" and nearly hit one of the woman's two young...

  • *Qatar Airways apply for Indian airline licence. *Qatar Airways close to Italy's Meridiana deal. DUBAI, April 24- Qatar Airways plans to start direct flights to San Francisco early next year as part of efforts to expand its routes into the United States.

  • Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker said uncertainty about travel to the United States is "affecting the business, but to a very small extent. "We didn't have massive decline like other carriers so we still have robust loads to the United States and we will continue our commitment to our passengers in the United States," al-Baker said. "Qatar Airways does not plan and...

  • DUBAI, April 23- New Zealand is considering additional security checks on flights from Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, its transport minister said on Sunday. Additional security measures would affect passengers flying from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Doha, Qatar, where carriers Emirates and Qatar Airways, respectively, fly direct to...

  • HOUSTON— The Latest on the confrontation on an American Airlines flight:. A passenger on an American Airlines flight says a flight attendant who has since been grounded nearly hit a baby when he jerked a stroller away from a woman holding the child. Olivia Morgan, an executive with an education-related nonprofit, tells the New York Times that she witnessed the...

  • NEW YORK, April 22- American Airlines on Saturday apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a U.S. carrier over how it treated a customer. Facebook user Surain Adyanthaya, who posted the video, wrote that the flight attendant had forcefully...

  • NEW YORK, April 22- American Airlines on Saturday apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarassment for a U.S. carrier over how it treated a customer. American Airlines said in a statement it was investigating the incident, which took place before the plane...

  • American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth. Spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the airline is looking into whether the male flight attendant violently took away a stroller from the female passenger just before she boarded a Friday flight...

  • April 21- Rockwell Collins Inc's second-quarter revenue beat analysts' estimates and the aircraft components maker raised its full-year revenue forecast to reflect the impact of its recently closed acquisition of aircraft interiors maker B/E Aerospace. The company closed the B/E Aerospace acquisition last week and said at the time it would try to sell...

  • LONDON/ TAIPEI, April 21- Taiwan's troubled Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran, becoming the first foreign shipping line to abandon the route a year after international sanctions on Tehran were lifted, according to a company source. Yang Ming, the world's ninth largest container shipping line, is a comparatively small...

  • *Q1 net sales $9.49 bln vs. est. We reiterate our view that the stock should trade well post results, "Morgan Stanley analyst Nigel Coe wrote in a client note. The company raised the low end of its 2017 earnings forecast by 5 cents to $6.90- $7.10 per share, and reaffirmed its 2017 organic sales growth forecast of 1-3 percent.

  • Honeywell also raised the low end of its 2017 earnings forecast by 5 cents to $6.90- $7.10 per share. Net income attributable to Honeywell increased to $1.33 billion, or $1.71 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.22 billion, or $1.56 per share, a year earlier. However, revenue fell to $9.49 billion from $9.52 billion.

  • The company raised the low end of its 2017 earnings forecast by 5 cents to $6.90- $7.10. Net income attributable to Honeywell increased to $1.33 billion, or $1.71 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.22 billion, or $1.56 per share, a year earlier. However, revenue fell to $9.49 billion from $9.52 billion.

  • SHANGHAI, April 21- The world's busiest container port, Yangshan in China's business hub of Shanghai, is battling severe congestion wrought by dense fog, higher-than-usual volumes and the aftermath of a shake-up in shipping alliances, ocean carriers and port officials say. "We are making efforts to adjust and coordinate the entire port's resources and making...

  • MILAN, April 21- Italy's Saipem is working to expand new lines of business including wind farms to help it cope with a slump in order books among oil services groups. "We're looking to grow in areas like wind farm projects, especially in the North Sea, and dismantling oil and gas platforms," Saipem's chief executive Stefano Cao said on Friday following the company's...

  • MONTREAL, April 20- WestJet Airlines Ltd said on Thursday it plans to launch an ultra-low-cost carrier in Canada in a move that would intensify competition with domestic rivals, including Air Canada's lower-priced Rouge service. While other low-cost carriers have failed in Canada, WestJet's strategy would work by winning market share from competitors such...