Too rich to queue? Why markets and morals don’t fit (The Guardian -UK)

We are moving towards a world where everything is up for sale, from standing in line to the right to pollute – and that’s bad for all of us, says Michael Sandel in this extract from his new book, What Money Can’t Buy

May 12, 2012

Cheap flights: how the add-ons add up. Just a bag and the credit card fee can be £82. We look at the real cost of budget flights (The Guardian -UK)

Holidaymakers travelling to Europe this summer on budget airlines face soaring fees for taking just a single bag on the plane – and staggering costs if they have to make any changes to their tickets or discover at the airport that their bag weighs too much.

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Aviation workers in Malaysia victorious

Airline workers in Malaysia have hailed the cancellation of an airline share swap last week a victory following a move by the Malaysian government.
The ITF-affiliated Malaysian Airline System Employees’ Union (MASEU), which represents workers at the …

May 10, 2012

MAS union hails share swap reversal

MAS Employees’ Union (Maseu) said it would extend full support to the current management of Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS), following the cancellation of the share-swap deal between the national carrier and AirAsia Bhd yesterday. “All the staff (of MAS) are happy this happened, thanks to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. It was one […]

May 3, 2012

Air Canada ships maintenance work overseas after Aveos collapse

Air Canada is to outsource some of its aircraft maintenance work overseas after the collapse of its former maintenance unit Aveos Fleet Performance Inc. last month.

May 2, 2012