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Bright lights baffled exhausted pilots before near-collision in San Francisco

Bright lights baffled exhausted pilots before near-collision in San Francisco

Footage released by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week showed an Air Canada flight flying as close as three metres over another aircraft as it prepared to land. Pilot Dimitrios Kisses was really headed in the direction of a taxiway jammed with 4 planes. The report also says co-pilot Matthew Dampier twice failed to earn a promotion to captain after getting unsatisfactory reviews during the process.


Starbucks pact with 2 men includes free…

Starbucks pact with 2 men includes free…

Robinson and Nelson, both 23, have also reached a financial settlement with Starbucks for an undisclosed amount. When the men asked to use the restroom before they had purchased anything, an employee said no, and they were eventually asked to leave.


CNBC'S WARREN BUFFETT: INVESTOR. TEACHER. ICON. to Premiere Today

CNBC'S WARREN BUFFETT: INVESTOR. TEACHER. ICON. to Premiere Today

Apple shares closed higher in the US Thursday and are up in pre-market trade too, after Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet disclosed his firm added an additional 75 million of the tech innovators shares to its holdings. It booked sales of $61.1 billion and grew earnings by 30%. Apple sold 52.2 million iPhones in the quarter, missing the consensus view of 53 million units.



Prudential plc (LON:PRU) Ratings Summary on May 3, 2018

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado owned about 0.20% of Prudential Financial worth $88,272,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The ratio increased, as 712 investment managers increased and opened new positions, while 804 decreased and sold stakes in Procter & Gamble Co. Prudential Financial had 55 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.


NTSB: Pilots struggled to control damaged Southwest jet

NTSB: Pilots struggled to control damaged Southwest jet

Flight attendants and two male passengers managed to bring o bring her back into the aircraft but she died of blunt trauma injuries suffered during the ordeal. On Wednesday, the FAA expanded its requirements, requiring the ultrasonic inspections or eddy current inspections on any engines with 20,000 cycles since new, down from 30,000, or within 113 days of the order's effective date.


IAG announces 75% increase in Q1 operating profit

IAG announces 75% increase in Q1 operating profit

Revenue grew 2.1 per cent to five billion euro (£4.4 billion) as the group benefited from Easter falling within the reporting period. IAG chief executive Willie Walsh said: "We're reporting another strong quarter performance with an operating profit of €280m before exceptional items, up from €160m a year ago".