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FIFA cuts number of expected foreign visitors to World Cup by...

South Africa’s tourist industry may take a hit after FIFA admitted that the number of expected foreign visitors to this summer’s World Cup has halved and hotel reservations have been cancelled.

Global aviation industry to cut carbon emissions to half 2005 levels

LONDON, England - The global aviation industry has agreed to cut its net carbon emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050 under a plan to be set out on Tuesday by British Airways chief, Willie Walsh.

Half airline accidents occur upon landing

GENEVA (Reuters) - About half of the 100 airline accidents worldwide last year took place during landing, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.Many of those accidents could have been avoided if pilots made a second attempt at the runway, or if obstacles on the ground were properly cleared, according to a safety report by the Geneva-based industry group.