Air New Zealand cancels flights as volcano plume rises over Tonga

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Air New Zealand cancels flights as volcano plume rises over Tonga 

WELLINGTON, Jan. 13 — New Zealand's national carrier said on Tuesday it was canceling flights to the Pacific island nation of Tonga because of ash and smoke from a volcanic eruption.

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Australian flag carrier Qantas named world's safest airline

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australian flag carrier Qantas named world's safest airline 

CANBERRA, Jan. 7 — Australian flag carrier Qantas has been named the world's safest airline in a report published by AirlineRatings.com on Wednesday.

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