Bruno Delile has been appointed to the role of executive vice president, long-haul operations with Air France. He will also sit on Air France’s Executive Committee. Delile, 53, holds an École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées engineering diploma and is a graduate of ESSEC business school.
Hacker Jan Krissler claims to have cloned the fingerprint of a German politician using standard photographs taken at an event.
Memorial services are held in Indonesia and other nations for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on the disaster’s 10th anniversary.
Syrian aircraft drop barrel bombs on Islamic State-held areas in the north-east, killing some 40 people, activists say.
Xbox and PlayStation work to restore online services after suffering technical problems, amid claims a hacking group caused the outage.
A Turkish teenager arrested on Wednesday for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been released but still faces trial.
London Gatwick Airport will become the first to implement Amadeus’ cloud-based Airport-Collaborative Decision Making Portal to improve collaborative decision-making processes. Gatwick is now one of a forward-thinking group of airports to join the European-wide A-CDM standard, with airports such as Munich, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Madrid and Zurich.
Following its successful European debut with Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza earlier this year, Hard Rock International has announced plans for the beachfront Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife, set to open in mid-2016. The upcoming property is Hard Rock’s second project in collaboration with leading operators, Palladium Hotel Group, who recently opened the Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, the brand’s first European hotel.
The Sony Pictures comedy The Interview opens in some US cinemas and online, after a major cyber-attack and threats over its release.
Emirates has announced a third daily service to Birmingham Airport, becoming the first airline to offer a direct First Class service to the region. Commencing August 1st, Emirates flight EK41, operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, will depart Dubai International Airport at 02:35 and arrive in Birmingham at 07:05.