Secret Site Map
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Home News Flight Delayed by Cockroaches

Flight Delayed by Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Earlier this month, a Miami to Reagan National Airport American Airlines flight was delayed several hours due to a cockroach infestation.

| March 18, 2010

Earlier this month, a Miami to Reagan National Airport American Airlines flight was delayed several hours due to a cockroach infestation.

In an article on Wltx.com, passenger Alissa Kempler recounted that she learned that she later learned that “50 roaches (were discovered) and they found a colony on a curtain between first class and the pilots."

American Airlines' spokesman Tim Smith told 9NEWS NOW that "infestations are very rare but not unprecedented." Smith says all of the planes are treated regularly by pest control companies. The planes have outside panels removed once a month to give maintenance crews better access and if a problem is detected, it will be treated during the next layover.

Click here to read the entire story.

Source: wltx.com
 

Top news

Rentokil North America Acquires Eradico Pest Services

Eradico, based out of Novi, Mich., has six offices and more than 100 employees.

ESA Announces New BCEs, ACEs and First ACE-International

The Entomological Society of America announced the following: Nine people passed their BCE exam; two ACEs added a "BCE" to their credentials; two people passed the BCE-Intern exam; 23 people passed the ACE exam; and one person passed the new ACE-International exams.

Pollinator Health Issue Takes Center Stage at NPMA Legislative Day ’15

Ongoing efforts to raise awareness and educate congressional representatives about pollinator health and the structural pest control industry was a major focus of this year’s NPMA Legislative Day, held last week in Washington, D.C.

NPMA Board of Directors Approves Pollinators BMPs

During its meeting in Washington, D.C., on March 14, the National Pest Management Association's (NPMA) Board of Directors approved the organization's Pollinator Best Management Practices (BMPs).

Terminix Acquires Two Canadian Pest Control Companies

The company expands its footprint in Canada with acquisitions of Excel Pest Control (New Brunswick) and Cabot Pest Control (Newfoundland).

x