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19 April 2017 11:01 PM Good Lions squad but pressure on, says Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen rates Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions squad as one of the strongest in recent memory but has questioned how the touring side will cope with the pressure of expectations in New Zealand. Gatland named his bumper 41-man squad for the 10-match tour on Wednesday, saying there was no clear stand-outs for starting players 15

19 April 2017 6:29 PM South Koreans feeling cheated after US carrier miscues

When news broke less than two weeks ago that the Trump administration was sending the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the Korean Peninsula, many South Koreans feared a possible war with North Korea. Others cheered for Washington, calling the deployment a powerful symbol of its commitment to deterring the North. On Wednesday, after it was revealed that the carrier 3

13 April 2017 9:25 PM Airlines defend overbooking of planes

International airlines have defended the overbooking of flights after the practice was thrown into the spotlight by videos of a United Airlines passenger being dragged off a plane in Chicago. The incident, in which law enforcement officials were called in to remove the passenger to help make way for crew members, has proved embarrassing for United and its CEO Oscar 15

13 April 2017 2:35 AM Ohope coastal locals urged to evacuate

Properties in vulnerable coastal areas in the Ohope area will be evacuated due to the extreme risk of storm surges and coastal inundation. Storm surge waves of up to five-metres are expected once Cyclone Cook hits the Whakatane district, which is likely to be from 6pm. A Whakatane District Council spokesperson says all properties on West End Road and all beachfront 7

12 April 2017 4:10 PM United Isn’t Alone in Treating Its Passengers Like Garbage

Last week, most travelers thought the only “involuntary bump” they needed to worry about was one from the man in sweatpants on the morning commute. Then on Sunday, United Airlines decided to channel its inner hockey goon and forcibly remove a passenger from a flight at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. Now travelers everywhere have learned that they need to worry 9

11 April 2017 8:55 PM Plane mutiny unlikely to clip United's wings

Some lawmakers called for probes or tighter regulations after the dragging and beating of a United passenger. But the airline industry is a powerful lobby. The dragging of a battered, bloodied physician off a United Airlines flight “disturbed” the White House, provoked outrage from political leaders in both parties and turned one of the world’s biggest 20

11 April 2017 8:44 PM Can Airlines Really Do That? Bumping and the Law: QuickTake Q&A

Yes. When you purchase an airline ticket you’re also entering into a detailed contract that specifies the many rights an airline has related to the trip. One of them allows the carrier to seize your seat in return for compensation and an alternate means of transport, usually on a later flight. Airlines also can determine that when their employees must be somewhere 15

11 April 2017 8:07 PM United fiasco shows airlines' power over passengers — and how it might change

Delta, American and United airlines claim the right to eject fliers for smelling bad. JetBlue Airways can remove passengers who wear revealing clothing. Southwest has been accused of kicking off customers for being too fat to fit in a seat. Airlines grant themselves all sorts of power over who can be removed from a flight, embedded in the fine print 15

11 April 2017 6:28 PM After the United incident, passengers should know their rights. If bumped, ask for cash

Most likely, you are one of the millions who have watched the video: A United Airlines passenger is sitting in his seat on a flight from Chicago O’Hare to Louisville when along come three Chicago airport police. One of the officers drags the man down the aisle as if he were a slab a beef. An uproar ensues over his forced removal and continues days after 14

11 April 2017 2:10 PM United Debacle Shows Airline Lost Faith in Its Own Business Model

Many things are baffling about the decision by United Airlines employees to have a passenger dragged bleeding from one of their airplanes as other patrons taped the debacle on their smartphones. But with company CEO Oscar Munoz declaring that he “emphatically” backs the employees despite a plunge in the company’s stock price, it’s amazing that the boss seems 14