NTSB: Southwest pilots ‘did not realize they were at wrong airport until they landed’
Friday, 17 January 2014 22:55
The two pilots of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 that landed at the wrong airport Jan. 12 in Missouri told National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators they flew a “visual approach into what they believed to be Branson Airport” and that they “did not realize they were at the wrong airport until they had landed.”
United Parcel Service (UPS) has issued a profit warning, saying it anticipates full-year 2013 earnings to be below expectations owing mostly to difficulties the company had around the Christmas holiday.
UPS last month conceded it did not have enough air capacity to deliver all of the express packages in its system designated for Christmas Eve