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Finding Cheap Flights 101

Melissa Pangkey | Posted 04.24.2015 | Travel
Melissa Pangkey

As daunting as it seems, finding a cheap flight is not impossible and shouldn't require that much time and effort. Cheap flights are possible, you just need to know where to look.

Jonathan Yabut: Find Your Grit and Keep Going Even When You Feel Uninspired

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

"I'd always advise people to find their grit whenever they feel uninspired -- to keep on moving. Grit is passion and perseverance combined that fuels someone to achieve his long-term goals, despite the hardships he will face along the way."

Indonesian Divers Retrieve More Bodies From AirAsia Crash

AP | Posted 02.03.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian divers discovered six more bodies Tuesday from the wreckage of the crashed AirAsia plane, bringing to 90 the to...

Report: Pilots Disabled Critical Computers Moments Before AirAsia Crash

Bloomberg | Herdaru Purnomo, Kyunghee Park and Alan Levin | Posted 01.29.2015 | World
Read More: Airasia, World News

The pilots of AirAsia Bhd. Flight 8501 cut power to a critical computer system that normally prevents planes from going out of control shortly before ...

Co-Pilot Was Flying AirAsia Jet At The Time Of Crash, Investigators Say

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The French first officer of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea last month was at the controls at the tim...

Rescuers Try To Lift Fuselage Of Crashed AirAsia Plane

AP | FADLAN SYAM | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian rescuers lifted the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner nearly to the water's surface before it sank...

Divers Recover 6 More Bodies From AirAsia Crash

AP | Posted 03.23.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian divers retrieved six more bodies on Thursday from waters around the sunken fuselage of the AirAsia jetlin...

The Shame of Transportation: Safety

Llewellyn King | Posted 03.23.2015 | DC
Llewellyn King

Industries fight safety or environmental protection because of a blind fear of cost. But in safety and environmental protection, the cost is always higher for not doing what has to be done than for doing it.

AirAsia Plane Climbed Too Fast, Indonesia Says

AP | NINIEK KARMINI | Posted 03.22.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An AirAsia plane that crashed last month with 162 people on board was climbing at an abnormally high rate, then plunged an...

No Evidence Of Terrorism In AirAsia Crash, Investigators Say

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Indonesian investigators said on Monday they had not found any evidence so far that terrorism was involved in the crash ...

This Theory May Explain Malaysia's Bad Luck With Plane Accidents in 2014

Map Happy | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Is it a strange coincidence that all major fatal commercial crashes last year involved a Malaysian airline carrier? The answer could be rooted in an old cultural theory that looks at how pilots and first officers operate in emergency situations.

Missing AirAsia Cockpit Voice Recorder Retrieved

Reuters | Nilufar Rizki | Posted 01.12.2015 | World

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Divers retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet on Tuesday, MetroTV said quoting a transpor...

Divers Locate AirAsia Black Boxes

AP | ACHMAD IBRAHIM | Posted 03.13.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving exp...

Doomed AirAsia Flight's Black Boxes Found

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.11.2015 | World

Black boxes from the AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea in December have finally been located, according to multiple media outlets. An I...

AirAsia Jet's Tail Lifted From Sea, But No Black Boxes Found

AP | ACHMAD IBRAHIM | Posted 03.12.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — A day after the tail of the crashed AirAsia plane was fished out of the Java Sea, the search for the missing black b...

Signals Heard In Java Sea, But Unclear If From AirAsia Jet

AP | Posted 01.09.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Underwater ping-like sounds were heard Friday in an area where searchers are scouring the Java Sea for the crashed A...

Pings Detected In Search For AirAsia Black Box

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | World

JAKARTA, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Indonesia search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet have detected pings in their efforts ...

Search Teams Try 'Lifting Balloons' To Retrieve AirAsia Tail From Bottom Of Ocean

Reuters | Kanupriya Kapoor | Posted 01.08.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Indonesian search teams loaded lifting balloons on to helicopters on Friday ahead of an operation to raise the tail s...

"Dear Chiara Natasha:" An Update

Karen Zainal | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact
Karen Zainal

What happened next was also a surprise. I began receiving emails and Facebook messages from other people who read the letter and, moved by Chiara's situation, wanted to help in some way.

AirAsia Plane's Tail May Be Lifted To Retrieve Black Boxes

AP | ACHMAD IBRAHIM | Posted 03.10.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Strong currents and blinding silt thwarted an attempt by divers on Thursday to find AirAsia Flight 8501's black boxe...

Divers Are Figuring Out How To Remove Black Boxes From AirAsia's Tail

AP | ACHMAD IBRAHIM | Posted 01.07.2015 | World

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — The tail section of the AirAsia passenger jet that crashed late last month is upside down and partially buried in th...

Official: Missing Plane's Tail Has Been Found

Reuters | GAYATRI SUROYO AND KANUPRIYA KAPOOR | Posted 01.07.2015 | World

JAKARTA/PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The tail of a crashed AirAsia jet has been found on the sea bed about 30 km (20 miles) from the ...

The Business School Dean's Quiz for 2015

Terry Connelly | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Terry Connelly

Give yourself three points for each right answer until the last, which, if you guess correctly, is worth four points. The Dean's guesses are shown at the end. We'll compare our guesses with reality at the end of 2015.

Indonesia Naval Captain Says Searchers May Have Located Missing Plane's Tail

Reuters | Fergus Jensen and Adriana Nina Kusuma | Posted 01.05.2015 | World

By Fergus Jensen and Adriana Nina Kusuma PANGKALAN BUN/JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan 5 (Reuters) - An Indonesian naval patrol vessel has found what could...

Divers Resume Search For Victims And Fuselage Of AirAsia Jet

AP | EILEEN NG | Posted 01.05.2015 | World

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — The weather improved Monday and divers will attempt again to locate large objects on the ocean floor believed to be the f...