Smoke detected in cabin of IndiGo’s Raipur-Indore flight; DGCA begins probe

The cabin crew of an IndiGo Raipur-Indore flight observed smoke in the plane after it landed at its destination on Tuesday, officials of aviation regulator DGCA said on Wednesday. All the passengers were able to disembark from the aircraft safely, they said. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation … Read more

SpiceJet’s Delhi-Jabalpur flight returns after crew notices smoke mid-air

SpiceJet said its flight heading to Jabalpur returned to Delhi on Saturday after the crew members observed smoke in the cabin at around 5,000-feet altitude. This is fifth such incident on SpiceJet aircraft in two weeks. Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is investigating all the five incidents. … Read more

Oregon Business Groups Sue Over Heat and Smoke Worker Protections

Some Oregon business groups are suing over the state’s new job site rules mandating that employers take steps to protect workers from extreme heat and wildfire smoke. Regulations adopted by the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division mandate that employers act once the temperature or air quality reaches a certain threshold. The heat rules took … Read more

Juul Ban Will Send Altria’s Strategy, and $13 Billion, Up in Smoke

Altria Group disastrous investment in Juul Labs is taking another turn for the worse. On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to remove Juul e-cigarettes from the U.S. market. Banning Juul in the U.S., where it was on track to make 94% of its revenue this year, … Read more

Washington to enforce emergency heat, wildfire smoke rules

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced that employers will be required to monitor temperatures and air quality throughout the summer and take steps to protect workers from heat and smoke hazards. L&I on Wednesday filed emergency outdoor heat exposure and wildfire smoke rules to protect people working outside, such as farm and … Read more

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

AXIS Capital Holding’s chief executive officer would not comment on reports that the company is looking to sell its reinsurance unit. But a market commentary from Wells Fargo Securities said: “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” During a first quarter earnings call on April 28, Albert Benchimol said he wouldn’t comment on “market rumors and speculation,” … Read more