Investigators from at least nine countries hunting for a missing Malaysian passenger jet are sorting through a jumble of facts and theories that so far don’t add up into a clear explanation of what happened to the plane.
A U.K. man who admitted he plotted to bomb passenger jets with explosives hidden in his shoes told a Manhattan federal jury he “brainstormed” with Osama bin Laden and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Prosecutors in the case of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law can show jurors an image of him seated next to the al-Qaeda leader from a video taken the day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a judge ruled.
The trial of Osama bin Laden’s son- in-law, accused of plotting with the al-Qaeda leader to kill Americans, was delayed after a U.S. judge said he could submit questions to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, for use as a potential defense witness.
Airbus Group NV said India’s easing of rules that banned its A380 superjumbos operating into the country may prompt several carriers to start services with the plane this year to the world’s second-most populous nation.
Airbus Group NV, aiming to pitch its C295 plane to the Indian Air Force, said it may set up a local assembly line for the military transport aircraft as it seeks to boost business outside the U.S. and Europe.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Europe’s second-largest airline, said it plans to increase freight volumes faster than rivals this year as bigger planes join the fleet and some carriers cease competing as fiercely.
India lifted a ban on Airbus Group NV A380s from flying into the country, a move that will allow Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Emirates to send the double-decker plane to the world’s second-most populous nation.