Unofficial creditor committee urges Delta to consider alternatives to stand-alone plan


Unofficial creditor committee urges Delta to consider alternatives to stand-alone plan Seventeen creditors who hold $2.25 billion in unsecured claims against Delta Air Lines in its bankruptcy case urged the airline Friday to consider alternatives to its stand-alone
reorganization plan.The creditors, part of an unofficial committee of unsecured claimholders, aid they appreciate “the progress Delta has made thus far in its restructuring efforts and looks
forward to analyzing carefully and discussing with Delta the proposed plan and the assumptions upon which it is based.” (USA Today)

TSA delays real-world westing of body scanner
— A test of an X-ray security scanner that can see through clothing, taking clear pictures of the human body along with concealed weapons, has been delayed until early next year at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The federal Transportation Security Administration initially said one machine would be operating at Sky Harbor by Christmas. However, the agency said technical difficulties were creating problems in setting up the equipment so that it works properly with the airport’s wireless connections. (Washington Post)

Addressing a shortage of hotel rooms, not people — With its ultrachic restaurant and sweeping views of a 16th-century tomb, the Oberoi in New Delhi is a hotel of choice for the deal makers pouring into India. But unless you planned your trip months ago, there is little chance of finding a vacancy. The 279 rooms and suites are fully booked almost every night until April at prices that start at $345 a night, breakfast not included. (New York Times)

Event planning, doing-the-impossible division — If you think planning a business trip is stressful, try organizing one for thousands of people. At once.Meeting planners like me do it every day. But when you’ve pulled it off so many times that it looks easy, then people start asking for more.They want you to do the impossible. They start to call you “God.” (New York Times)

‘Happy Feet’ puts renewed spotlight on penguins — If you’re ready for a toe-tappin’, foot-stompin’, knee-slappin’, finger-snappin’, hand-clappin’ good time, waddle on down to the movie theater to see Happy Feet, sort of a snazzier and happier animated version of March of the Penguins. (Miami Herald)

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