Flybe is putting itself up for sale - weeks after a savage profit warning.Flybe, whose roots date back to 1979, has 78 planes operating from smaller airports such as London City, Southampton and Norwich to destinations in the United Kingdom and Europe.Flybe said that other options open to it included "further capacity and cost saving measures", and "initiatives to strengthen the balance sheet and preserve cash resources".The group has hired Evercore as an adviser to help with the review and sales process.Flybe, independent regional airline from United Kingdom, is looking into a potential sale and is already in talks with "a number" of strategic operators.It carries around eight million passengers a year.The announcement came as the airline announced its profits for the six months from April to September had halved to £7.4m, compared with the same spell in 2017. Celtics Not Interested In Signing Carmelo Anthony"In line with our strategy, we reduced seat capacity in the first half … [Read more...] about Norwich Airport flight provider Flybe puts itself up for sale
House Republicans quietly lifted Steve Scalise to the No. 2 leadership position (he retains the same title, Whip), while electing Liz Cheney - you-know-who's daughter - to the No. 3 position as chair of the House GOP Conference.Senate Democrats are keeping their team headed by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY even though one of the two new Democratic senators-elect, Kyrsten Sinema (SIN'-uh-muh) of Arizona, has said she wouldn't vote for him. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, took over from Thune as chair of the Republican conference. Sen.Scott holds the narrowest of leads over Democratic Sen.While frustration at upward mobility is a widespread gripe among House Democrats, and even some of Pelosi's supporters acknowledge there is not a deep bench to replace her, no one else is yet running for House Speaker. "Porter's campaign ― focused on unifying Californians and checking President Trump ― was pitch ideal for riding this national wave all the way from a Republican district in … [Read more...] about Republicans select minority leader in next Congress
A drunk Irish woman on board an Air India flight allegedly attacked an air-hostess after the crew refused to serve more liquor.She also claims to be a "leader of the f***ing boycott movement", clapping in the air in front of the crewmember, before adding: 'If I say "boycott" - f***ing Air India, done.In the video, which was captured on a mobile phone by one of the crew members, the drunk woman said that she is a f***ing lawyer, and she has worked for all f***ing Rohingyas, the f***ing people of all Asia, while the man in the video stayed calm and asked her to calm down and not to touch people. While such an instance can be extremely tricky for the team, a recent incident that took place on an Air India flight, crossed all limits of belligerency. In the video, the woman, who described herself an worldwide human rights lawyer, is seen yelling at and abusing a crew member of Air India.Air India filed an FIR against the passenger and she was taken into custody on landing at London's … [Read more...] about Drunk Irish woman turns racist hurts Air India Crew Member
British leader Theresa May suffered a huge blow on Thursday when a series of ministers including her Brexit secretary quit as she tried to sell her proposed European Union withdrawal agreement to a divided parliament.In an evening news conference aimed at regaining some control, May said she believed "with every fiber of my being that the course I have set out is the right one for our country and all our people".Brexit draft agreement sets the stage for a battle in the United Kingdom prime minister's Conservative Party; Greg Palkot breaks down the details from London."This government spent two years negotiating a bad deal that will leave the country in an indefinite half-way house", he said.In a statement outside Downing Street late Wednesday, Ms May said her deal was "the best that could be negotiated". He asked rhetorically in Parliament, "should I not write" to Graham Brady, who heads a committee governing Conservative leadership contests.The most significant resignation was that of … [Read more...] about Brexit: Beyond the furore, is there a good deal somewhere?
The $1.5 billion Mega Millions prize has still not been claimed three weeks after the victor was announced. Unclaimed lottery prizes are used for different purposes by each state.It matched all six numbers - 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 5 - and became South Carolina's first ever Mega Millions jackpot win.Mega Millions announced the winning ticket, which was bought in a South Carolina KC Mart, on October 24.The jackpot had been soaring since July, when a group of office workers in California won $543 million.Even so, the victor must still come forward to claim the prize.Mega Millions lottery entry tickets are seen in New York, Oct. 23, 2018.The winning ticket was purchased at KC Mart #7 in Simpsonville, South Carolina - the game's first jackpot victor from the state - on October 23, according to lottery officials via ABC News. Charles enjoys giggles with grandson George as family photos mark 70th birthdayIf the victor doesn't claim the money, it could go back into the game's prize … [Read more...] about Victor of Mega Millions’ record $1.5 billion jackpot still hasn’t claimed prize