Aviation News

November 20, 2011

Final Call: Southwest to Get Its Own Reality Show (Again), Air Zimbabwe In Takeover Talks With Chinese Airline

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Air Zimbabwe 767-200ER Z-WPF about to depart New York following the United Nations General Assembly

Air Zimbabwe 767-200ER (Z-WPF) about to depart New York following the United Nations General Assembly. (Photo by Eric Dunetz)

• Financially-strapped Air Zimbabwe is reportedly in takeover talks with China’s privately-owned Hainan Airlines. [New Zimbabwe]

• So many traders are short-selling Kingfisher Airlines shares that India’s National Stock Exchange has been forced to remove the stock from its futures and options list. [Business Standard]

• Southwest Airlines employees will soon star in a new TLC reality show…which sounds an awful lot like the old reality show about the airline called, “Airline.” [Associated Press]

• Construction workers pulled two victims out of a burning plane when it crashed near their Florida worksite. [Bay News 9]