Passengers don’t want overweight flight crew, say Aeroflot officials after suits

Airline representatives claim clients prefer it partly on basis of employees appearance, after tribunal repudiates complaints Representatives of the Russian airline Aeroflot have said it is reasonable for female flight attendant to face financial penalties if they are deemed to be overweight. At a press conference on Tuesday following two recent suits, two Aeroflot representatives…

Berkshire Bets on Airlines With Stakes in American, Delta

Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc. bet on the biggest U.S. airlines, reversing decades of aversion to the industry. Berkshire held 21.8 million shares of American Airlines Group Inc. as of Sept. 30, valued at virtually $800 million at the time, according to a regulatory filing Monday from the billionaires Omaha, Nebraska-based business. Buffetts company also…