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Make America more corrupt

AirbusCorruption agrees to bribery settlements with France, the UK and the USA. As a result, the plane maker will pay huge fines. The total amounts to €3.6 billion ($4 billion), but Airbus avoids criminal prosecution of the company. The biggest part pertains to France that settles corruption charges for €2.1 billion ($2.3 billion). In the USA the settlement is for €984 million ($ 991 million). And the UK settles for €525 million ($582 million). All 3 settlements have been approved by courts.

Individual responsibilities

In addition, current or...
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Delta discriminates Muslim passengers

Delta Air Lines must pay an amazingly low fine of $50,000 (€45,000) for discriminating customers. In addition, the carrier must provide civil rights training to certain Delta flight and cabin crews and customer service representatives. This can be read in a US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) dissent order issued on January 24, 2020. Also, the DOT requires the carrier to enhance its e-training civil rights program.

Uncomfortable and nervous

The reason is that flight attendants - backed by their captain - appear to have discriminated Muslim passengers...
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Disturbing facts about Boeing

Boeing’s credibility has goneThe grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX is unique and detrimental to Boeing’s reputation. But many other facts have emerged that also undermine Boeing’s credibility. Crashes of Boeing planes appear to have a lot to do with how Boeing operates.

Parallels with recent crashes

The New York Times has uncovered how careless the plane maker operates from a safety perspective. Profits seem to be more important than safety. Small wonder that Boeing has influenced reports about Boeing crashes in an attempt to minimize its responsibility. All those interventions...
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Delta dumps fuel on schools

Dumping fuel"Drops of water were coming down. I thought it was a rainbow, and I looked up, but it was gasoline." A fifth-grader in Los Angeles tells about this experience right next to his school. Many schoolkids have a similar experience. It appears that a Delta Air Lines plane is dumping fuel over a populated area while it is returning to the airport.

Engine issue

Delta explains that the plane experienced an engine issue and acknowledges the incident, but can’t say more about it as it continues to investigate the issue....
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His first flight

Check-in A man is going to make his first flight ever. At the airport he is frightened and nervous. But the check-in agent explains everything patiently and clearly. Thus, he knows he will need to pass security and how the procedure is. At the gate he meets the check-in agent again. Now she also explains to him the bording procedure and how he can find his seat on board. Once in his seat he hears the engines beginning to roar. A little bit frightened by the noise he grips the arms of his seat, closes...
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