Tag Archives: Airlines

Amusement and Hurting: GE and United Earnings Calls in Contrast

General Electric Co.’s post-earnings conference call Friday was a description of grabbing the bullshit by the trumpets. United Airline’ call the day before was more like getting gored. When GE liberated develops at 6:30 a.m. in New York — missing analysts’ reckons by a mile and lashing the profit forecast — the shares plunged. Two … Read More

Delta Plane’s Near Taxiway Landing Prompts U.S. Safety Probe

Investigators have opened a formal probe of an accident last-place month during which a Delta Air Direction Inc . airplane inadvertently lined up with a taxiway instead of a runway shortly before touchdown in Atlanta. The Boeing Co. 737 -9 00 flew to the left of the runway where it was attempting to tract in … Read More

Move Over, Iceland: The Azores Are the Hot New Adventure Destination

Millions of years ago, the earths sounding mantle gave rise to nine small islands in the middle of the North Atlantic. Today, the Azoreswhich are located 1,000 miles off the coast of Europeis a quiet realm of quaint Iberian charm and brilliant vine-draped dark-greens carved out by a dramatic history of volcanic events. Like Iceland, … Read More