Singapore Airlines Changes Flight Routes Over N.Korean Missiles

07 December, 2017, 07:16 | Author: Wade Massey
  • Singapore Airlines Changes Flight Routes Over N.Korean Missiles

"A Korean Air jet flying to Incheon from San Francisco reported to Japanese controllers that its flight crew saw a flash from what was believed to be the North Korean missile", a Korean Air spokesman said.

North Korea has tested an Intercontinental ballistic missile, which posed no threat to the USA and its allies, said the Pentagon. "Posting the two images of the recently launched Hwasong 15 missile that were made public by the North Korean regime, Langbroek pointed out the difference in the star constellations visible in the background".

In the early hours of Wednesday, North Korea test-fired what is believed to be its most technologically advanced long-range ballistic missile.

Pyongyang reported that its latest missile flew as high as 2,800 miles.

The crew of the Cathay Pacific Airways flight says they witnessed the rogue nation's latest weapon break apart and explode as it traveled through the sky early Wednesday morning on November 29.

"We have been in contact with relevant authorities and industry bodies as well as with other carriers".

Ermold to run for County Clerk
He wants to tell people who have been discriminated against, as he has, that there is room to succeed. However, he told HuffPo that he believed Rowan County residents were "ready to move on from" Davis.


No exemption given under Odd-Even, Delhi govt tells Green Court
Apart from that its plan also consists of action against polluting vehicles and restricting the entry of trucks into Delhi during severe conditions.


America's Health Care Spending Grew Slowly Last Year, Federal Auditors Say
Spending on private health insurance rose 5.1 percent to $1.1 trillion, which was slower than the 6.9 percent growth in 2015. Following 5.1 percent growth in 2014 and 5.8 percent growth in 2015, health spending in 2016 slowed to 4.3 percent.


Cathay said there was no current plan to change air routes, saying its plane was "far from the event location". North Korea likely chooses splashdown points for each stage that avoid airline routes, said Vipin Narang, an expert on nuclear strategy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "We remain alert and (will) review the situation as it evolves".

Despite the missile being close enough to be seen by the pilots, the airline is not planning to change its flying routes at the moment.

Under the guidelines of the International Civil Aviation Organization-a United Nations agency that oversees air safety-nations launching threats to air safety must "issue risk advisories regarding any threats to the safety of civilian aircraft operating in their airspace".

North Korea has a reputation of altering images it releases to the world, tampering with everything from Kim Jong Un's ears to hovercrafts conducting an amphibious landing.

The chances of a plane being struck randomly by a missile are "billions to one", according to CNN aviation safety analyst David Soucie.

Recommended:

  • Here's why iPhone 8 is a better choice than iPhone X

    Here's why iPhone 8 is a better choice than iPhone X

    The site praised the iPhone X's display, pointing to its overall brightness and vibrant colors, along with the deep black levels. Consumer Reports made this ranking on the basis of battery life and durability testing which may not apply to real-world usage.
    Students must keep their tuition waivers

    Students must keep their tuition waivers

    She can't make more money by getting an off-campus job because she's an worldwide student from Turkey and her visa won't allow it. Increasing the number of graduates from USA universities in STEM-related careers is viewed by many as crucial to economic growth.
    Atletico de Madrid is out of UEFA Champions League race

    Atletico de Madrid is out of UEFA Champions League race

    Everton, though, failed to reach the group stages, losing in controversial fashion to Villarreal in the third qualifying phase. Atletico dropped down to the Europa League after finishing third in Group C following their 1-1 draw at Chelsea on Tuesday.
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Cut to Hold at Vetr

    The figure allows investors to understand how effectively Micron Technology, Inc .is able to convert its money into net income. A total of 56.47 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 37.21 Million shares.
    Pep Guardiola anxious  for next week's Premier League derby clash

    Pep Guardiola anxious for next week's Premier League derby clash

    It was very important to close up some particular zones for Manchester City where they are usually very risky . West Ham United boss David Moyes has not started Diafra Sakho since taking charge at the London Stadium.
    Ben Stokes suffers in New Zealand domestic game, England's Ashes woes continue

    Ben Stokes suffers in New Zealand domestic game, England's Ashes woes continue

    The first one-day global is in Melbourne on January 14. "Whenever he comes back that's going to be a bit of a circus". England coach Trevor Bayliss is expecting the selection to cop plenty of attention.
  • Type 2 diabetes may be reversible suggests new research

    Type 2 diabetes may be reversible suggests new research

    The program also offered ongoing support to maintain weight loss including CBT and strategies to increase physical activity. A clinical trial has shown a reversal of type 2 diabetes is possible by following an extremely low-calorie diet.

    United Kingdom state pension 'least generous of all advanced economies', OECD states

    Stephen Lowe, group communications director at Just, said: "The UK has the highest dependence on private pensions". In comparison, the OECD average is 63%.
    Microsoft Giving Away Real PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Crates In Australia

    Microsoft Giving Away Real PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Crates In Australia

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is available now on Steam Early Access, and will release on Xbox One this Tuesday, December 12. Microsoft has announced that the first of three exclusive DLC packs for the game is about to go on sale.
  • DJ sends Taylor Swift $1 Sacagawea coin to settle groping case

    DJ sends Taylor Swift $1 Sacagawea coin to settle groping case

    He was sacked from country radio station KYGO days after Swift's management team reported what happened. Luke , whom she claims sexually assaulted and emotionally abused her.
    Imam Khamenei: Moving US embassy to Quds indicates Zionists weakness, inability

    Imam Khamenei: Moving US embassy to Quds indicates Zionists weakness, inability

    The Turkish president said Ankara as the periodic president of OIC urges the Organization to meet in the coming days. In regards to Palestine, they are helpless and unable to achieve their goals.
    GOP-led House passes NRA-backed gun bill

    GOP-led House passes NRA-backed gun bill

    As of 2014, all 50 states recognize concealed carry rights, though some states have different statutes regulating such a right. Democrats also criticized Republicans for including a bill on background checks in the concealed-carry legislation.


Popular

2 dead, 2 injured in explosion after tractor hits gas line
Fire crews told WIFR that farm workers were installing a tile to help with ground moisture, and a tractor got stuck. The Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office also said that it has investigators at the scene.

Dwayne Johnson's 'Relentless' Response to Hollywood Walk of Fame Induction
The Hollywood Walk of Fame should be called The Rock of Fame on December 13, because Dwayne Johnson is getting his own star. Johnson called the accolade a "true true honor" and said he was "so grateful" and had "so many people to thank".

Elon Musk's Boring Company shares potential map of LA tunnel network
The line in red that goes from West LA to Culver City is where the so far only approved 10 km proof-of-concept tunnel will run. Phase II is a huge expansion of the tunnel system and is simply a concept right now with no "finalized alignment".

Legal & General sells life policies to Swiss Re
A spokesman for Legal & General said the motive for the spate of asset sales is the desire to focus on its core businesses. Shares in Legal & General fell 1.1% to 261p on the news.

Some birth control raises risk of breast cancer, study says
The increase in breast cancer cases associated with hormones was also small because young women are at low risk to begin with. Unintended pregnancies cost the USA government $21 billion in 2010, according to a report from the Guttmacher Institute .

Bigg Boss 11, Day 66 HIghlights: Akash forcefully kisses Shilpa Shinde
In the washroom area, Vikas swears that he supports Arshi, who has heard Akash say that they were against Arshi and her captaincy. While we have seen physical assaults in previous seasons, we have never witnessed sexual assault on any woman.

Mariners, Angels each get $1 million for Ohtani from Twins
Also, all three major league outfielders - Mike Trout, Justin Upton and Kole Calhoun - are now signed through 2020, at least. Pearson was Los Angeles' third-round selection this year. "I would love to thank the Angels for everything".

South Korea's Moon to visit China for talks on N. Korea
Last time it was done in November shortly before the US President Donald Trump's visit to South Korea as part of his Asia tour. The combined B-1 and F-22 drill represents a step up in the normal tit-for-tat between the United States and North Korea.

Gerusalemme: Netanyahu, "decisione storica". "Non ci saranno cambiamenti dello status quo"
Sulla stessa linea il presidente e il segretario generale della FLM, rispettivamente l'arcivescovo Panti Filibus Musa e il pastore Martin Junge .

Jennifer Lawrence Reveals What She Would Do If She Ever Met Trump
As far as what words she might exchange with Trump, Lawrence said, "I'll give you a hint - it's not nice . Not only was she the lead, but she was also dating the movie's director, Darren Aronofsky , at the time .