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Southwest flight female pilot with US Navy background commended for safe landing

Thursday, 19 April 2018

The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet’s damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls.Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an emergency landing Tuesday in Philadelphia, according to her husband, Dean ...

Jet engine blows up during flight from New York, leaves one dead

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at about 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said.The plane, a twin-engine Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with 149 people aboard, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia just before noon as passengers breathing through oxygen masks that dropped from the ceiling said their prayers and braced for impact.“I just ...

Dubai choir to perform with Grammy-winning composer in New York

Sunday, 8 April 2018

The Dubai Chamber Choir has been chosen along with other international choirs to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York with Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre on Sunday.The choir will be singing original and new music by the famous composer at the concert called ‘The Music of Eric Whitacre’, according to Gulf News.14 Dubai Chamber Choir members of different professions and nationalities flew to New York for the concert. The group includes three high school ...

Fire on 50th floor of Trump Tower kills elderly man

Sunday, 8 April 2018

An elderly man died late Saturday after a blaze erupted on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York which also injured four firefighters, officials said. The New York Police Department said the 67-year-old man was found "unconscious and unresponsive" when officers arrived at the scene of the fire. The man was pronounced dead after being taken to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, according to police, which said the medical examiner's office would determine the cause of death as part of ...

As London overtakes New York murder rate, social media influence on youth raises concerns

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Social media sites have now become an important part of most people’s lives, almost to the point of addiction for some, but they have also become dangerous in that they are driving children to commit violence and murders “within minutes”.Britain’s senior-most police officer Cressida Dick has warned that trivial arguments between youths are escalating into stabbings and murder at an unprecedented rate thanks to social media.“The goading of rivals on online message ...

Saudi Crown Prince patronizes deal to localize military manufacturing

Saturday, 31 March 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman patronized in Seattle on Friday a signing ceremony for the establishment of a joint project aimed at localizing more than 55% of Saudi Arabia’s fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter maintenance, repairs and rehabilitation. The agreement also includes maintenance to weapon technologies and spare parts in order to achieve the goals set out in the kingdom's Vision 2030, which states that 50 percent of Saudi Arabia’s military spending will be ...

Saudi Crown Prince meets CEOs of Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase

Friday, 30 March 2018

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the chief executive officers of Morgan Stanley, James Gorman, and JPMorgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, in New York on Friday.During the two meetings, they exchanged views on the services that the two banks provide in the kingdom, as well as opportunities for cooperation and strategic partnerships.The meetings were attended by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, the kingdom’s Minister of Energy, ...

Away from formalities, Mohammed bin Salman takes a break at New York coffee shop

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has had a fruitful two-week trip in the US meeting with the country’s top leaders in business and politics. But in an unorthodox move, the crown prince was seen in a casual setting with American businessman Michael Bloomberg at a local coffee shop in New York. The men were joined by Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Khalid bin Salman in the short break away from their hectic schedules. Mohammed bin Salman had formally met the American business mogul ...

Saudi Crown Prince attends Saudi-US CEO Forum dinner in New York

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attended a dinner on Tuesday evening held on the occasion of the second Saudi-US CEO Forum 2018, in the presence of more than 200 prominent Saudi and American businesspeople. Participants reviewed agreements finalized between the two sides, aimed at implementing Saudi Vision 2030 launched by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Under the Saudi Vision 2030 plans and projects, and in the context of promoting investment between the two countries, the ...

Saudi Crown Prince meets number of American CEOs in New York

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in New York on Monday with a number of CEOs and directors of major American companies in which the Softbank Vision Fund invested in. During the meeting, they reviewed the joint investment areas within the framework of the Vision Softbank Fund.

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