Video PlayerClose JINAN, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Shandong Airlines has officially requested compensation from the Boeing Company for economic losses due to the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft and delayed delivery of future planes, the airline said Thursday. The airline halted operation of seven aircraft, including five delivered last year and two delivered in the first quarter of this year, the company said. The airline's claim followed three compensation requests from China Eastern Airlines, Air China and China Southern Airlines earlier this week. China was the first to halt the commercial operations of all Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes after a deadly Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on March 10. It was the second crash of the new aircraft after one operated by Indonesia's Lion Air crashed in October last year, triggering global scrutiny and bans on operating Boeing 737 Max aircraft. China's carriers own a total of 96 737 Max 8 planes, data from the Civil Aviation Administration of China … [Read more...] about Shandong Airlines requests compensation from Boeing for 737 Max grounding
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Email By Jamie McKinnell Posted December 09, 2019 13:49:47 Photo: Mahmoud and Khaled Khayat were convicted for planning a terrorist act. (Supplied: Vincent de Gouw) Related Story: Guilty verdict in meat grinder bomb plot Related Story: Brothers on trial over meat mincer bomb plot to down international flight Map: Sydney 2000 A man who unwittingly carried a bomb into Sydney Airport as part of a failed terror plot to blow up a plane blew kisses in court to the brothers who planted the explosives on him. Key points:Amer Khayat said he still loved his brothers and only believed one of them tried to set him upHe spent more than two years in Lebanese prison over the failed bomb plotThe judge slapped down an argument by brother's lawyers about how the plot shamed the family Amer Khayat was today called to a sentencing hearing in Parramatta for his brothers Khaled Khayat, 51, and Mahmoud Khayat, 34.Amer was freed from the notorious Roumieh prison in the hills outside Beirut in … [Read more...] about Amer Khayat blows kisses in court to brothers who hid bomb in a meat grinder in his luggage
Email By Jonathan Hair Updated May 01, 2019 17:09:24 Photo: Mahmoud and Khaled Khayat in court this week. (Supplied: Vincent de Gouw) Map: Sydney 2000 One of two brothers charged with conspiring to plan a terror attack by planting a bomb on an international flight from Sydney has been found guilty. Key points:Khaled and Mahmoud Khayat were charged in July 2017 with plotting to bring down a flight from Sydney to Abu DhabiKhaled Khayat's supporters gasped when the jury's guilty verdict was read outThe jury have so-far been unable to reach a verdict in his brother Mahmoud Khayat's trial Khaled and Mahmoud Khayat were charged in July 2017 with plotting to bring down an Etihad Airways plane using a device hidden in a meat grinder.After more than two days of deliberations, a jury found Khaled Khayat guilty but have so-far been unable to reach a verdict in his brother Mahmoud Khayat's trial.Justice Christine Adamson has sent the jury back out to continue its … [Read more...] about Meat grinder bomb plot verdict returned, one brother found guilty of planning terror attack
December 20, 2018 10:34 Hyundai and its affiliate Kia have seen 12 of their models awarded top safety honors by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The IIHS released its safety rankings for the 2019 model-year on Wednesday. The vehicles were among 30 that received Top Safety Pick+ honors meeting tightened standards in crash-test performance, collision avoidance systems and high-quality headlights.The recipients were Hyundai's Elantra (Avante in Korea) and Kia's Forte (K3 in Korea), Niro hybrid and Niro plug-in hybrid in the small-car segment; the Sonata, Genesis G70 and Optima in the midsize segment; the Genesis G80 and G90 in the large-car segment; and the Kona in the small SUV segment and the Santa Fe and Sorento in the midsize SUV segment.Subaru had seven models, Mercedes-Benz three, Toyota and BMW two, and Honda, Lexus, Mazda, and Acura one each. SUVs Account for More Than Half of Hyundai-Kia's U.S. Sales Hyundai Kona Rated Top Small Diesel SUV by … [Read more...] about 12 Hyundai, Kia Cars Receive Top Safety Honors in U.S.
Brand: RealmeProduct: Realme 3 ProKey specifications: 6.3-inch Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 710 processor, up to 6GB of RAM, 4,045 battery, 16-megapixel (f1.7 aperture) and 5-megapixel (f2.4 aperture) rear cameras, and 25-megapixel f/2.0 front camera, Android Pie, Vooc fast chargingPrice: Rs 13,999 (base price)Rating:3.5/5Game is on between Xiaomi and Realme. From taking potshots at each other on social media to offering similar specced and priced devices, Xiaomi and Realme have intensified competition in the budget smartphone segment. The latest in the ongoing rivalry is Realme 3 Pro, Realme’s answer to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphone. Xiaomi raised the bar for budget and mid-range smartphones with Redmi Note 7 Pro which features massive 48-megapixel rear camera. Available at a starting price of Rs 13,999, Redmi Note 7 Pro is a no-brainer for those looking for a reliable camera phone. Almost three months after Redmi Note 7 debuted, … [Read more...] about Realme 3 Pro review: A worthy rival to Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro?