Class Action Accuses 3 Automakers, Parts Maker of Selling Risky Air Bag Inflators

A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding. Two deaths and at least four injuries have been linked to such explosions. The federal lawsuit, filed Tuesday in San Francisco, names ARC Automotive Inc. of Knoxville, Tennessee, which … Read more

Air France-KLM launches 2.3 bln euro rights issue

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Economy PMN Business Author of the article: Article content PARIS — Air France-KLM on Tuesday announced a 2.26-billion-euro ($2.41 billion) rights issue to existing shareholders to strengthen its balance sheet and further repay French state aid as the airline industry clambers out of a two-year COVID crisis. The second capital hike … Read more

Air pollution linked to deadly heart rhythm disorder, says new study

Exposure to high levels of air pollution is associated with a life-threatening heart condition, according to a study. The research, presented last week at the scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in Madrid, Spain was conducted in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), enabling them to … Read more

Top officers of Army, Navy, Air Force meet to review preparedness in East

Top officers of the Air Force, Navy and Army met in Shillong to review the operational issues and enhance interoperability among the forces in the eastern region, a defence spokesperson said on Thursday. The three-day Tri-Services Eastern Commandersin-Chief Conference, held at the headquarters of the Eastern Air Command, concluded on … Read more

Air France-KLM agrees cargo deal with French shipping firm CMA CGM

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Economy PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Tim Hepher and Gus Trompiz Article content PARIS — French shipping firm CMA CGM will take a stake in Air France-KLM as part of an air cargo partnership, betting on growing demand for flying goods around the world as supply chains remain snarled … Read more

Runway excursion: DGCA suspends licences of 2 Alliance Air pilots for 1 yr

Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday said it has suspended the licenses of two Alliance Air’s pilots whose actions led to their plane overshooting the runway while landing at the Jabalpur airport on March 12. In a statement, the regulator said the two pilots were operating an ATR-72 aircraft from Delhi … Read more