News and notes from around the interweb:
- Man chased estranged wife through the airport with a fake bomb that never ends well.
- Bahrain will sink a Boeing 747 as the centerpiece of an underwater theme park opening in August. It’s a Boeing 747-236B originally delivered to Malaysia Airlines in 1982 and ultimately retired by Cargolux.
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- Kenya Airways, already 48.9% owned by the Kenyan government, proposes becoming a unit of a state-owned holding company ‘like Emirates’. Delta, which partners with Kenya Airways, will no doubt think this is fine.
- Use Google Translate to read this interview with Air France KLM CEO Ben Smith on the recent power plays and management dynamics within the company.
- Inside Delta’s focus city strategy I was first to tell you that Austin would become a focus city a year ago.
- Emirates is introducing new restricted business class fares that don’t come with lounge access although you can still get into their lounges based on elite status.