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    AirAsia Once Bragged In An In-Flight Magazine That Its Pilots Would Never Lose A Plane
    Dec29

    AirAsia Once Bragged In An In-Flight Magazine That Its Pilots Would Never Lose A Plane

    AirAsia’s in-flight magazine bragging about its pilots’ superior training earlier this year is looking especially tasteless in light of the airline’s own recent tragedy. The airline pulled the magazine and apologized after an AirAsia passenger posted a photograph of the article on Twitter. The article talked up AirAsia’s...

    Kiev targets oligarchs with budget bill
    Dec29

    Kiev targets oligarchs with budget bill

    Recession-battered and war-torn Ukraine overhauled its business-choking tax system early on Monday, the FT reports. …read more Source:...

    Rescue Teams Have Spotted Objects In The Water In The AirAsia Plane Search Area
    Dec29

    Rescue Teams Have Spotted Objects In The Water In The AirAsia Plane Search Area

    Australian search and rescue planes have spotted objects in the sea within the search area for the missing AirAsia plane, an Indonesian official has said. It’s not yet clear what the objects are. Officials have not said whether it’s wreckage from the missing plane. The objects were spotted about 700 miles from AirAsia flight...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open
    Dec29

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

    Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know in markets today. Greece’s Politicians Might Prompt A Snap Election. Greece’s parliament will begin voting on the government’s presidential candidate at about 11 a.m. GMT. A super-majority of 180 legislators is needed (out of 300), but the government only managed 168 in...

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet
    Dec29

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — As search crews on Monday scoured the Indonesian waters where an AirAsia jet carrying 162 people is believed to have gone down, officials predicted a tragic ending to the region’s latest aviation mystery. “Based on the coordinates that we know, the evaluation would be that any estimated crash position is in...

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet
    Dec29

    Indonesian official: Prospects bleak for missing jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — As search crews on Monday scoured the Indonesian waters where an AirAsia jet carrying 162 people is believed to have gone down, officials predicted a tragic ending to the region’s latest aviation mystery. AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished Sunday morning in airspace thick with storm clouds on its way from Surabaya,...

    Ukraine volunteers bring support to soldiers
    Dec29

    Ukraine volunteers bring support to soldiers

    In the wake of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, volunteers across the country have united to support Ukrainian soldiers. The movement is expansive and wide-ranging, with volunteers providing everything from food and warm clothes to bulletproof vests and camouflage tents. In addition to donations, they also care for injured soldiers, offer patriotic...

    Flight QZ8501 disappeared at cruising altitude — usually the safest part of the trip
    Dec29

    Flight QZ8501 disappeared at cruising altitude — usually the safest part of the trip

    By Trisnadi Marjan and Margie Mason SURABAYA, Indonesia — The search for a missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people that disappeared more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore resumed with first light Monday. First Admiral Sigit Setiayana, the Naval Aviation Centre commander at the Surabaya air force base, said that 12 navy...

    The Missing AirAsia Jet Could be ‘At the Bottom of the Sea’ Searchers Say
    Dec29

    The Missing AirAsia Jet Could be ‘At the Bottom of the Sea’ Searchers Say

    The search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has resumed, a day after the plane disappeared en route from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board. But the official in charge of efforts has admitted it likely lies “at the bottom of the sea.” On Sunday, search vessels and aircraft were not able to spot any sign of the Airbus A320-200, which lost...

    Missing AirAsia Plane Likely ‘At The Bottom Of The Sea’
    Dec29

    Missing AirAsia Plane Likely ‘At The Bottom Of The Sea’

    TRISNADI MARJAN & MARGIE MASON, Associated Press SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — The search for a missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people that disappeared more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore expanded Monday with planes and ships from several countries taking part. First Admiral Sigit Setiayana, the Naval Aviation Center...