Boeing and Airbus are used to volatility, due to the boom-bust cycles that have been typical of the airline industry throughout its history. However, the coronavirus-induced aviation bust of 2020 is shaping up to be the worst in memory, as demand for new airplanes plunged quite suddenly following years of strength.
The impact on the plane makers hasn’t been equal, though. For Boeing, the pandemic is compounding the impact of the 737 MAX grounding, which has now surpassed 19 months. As a result,…
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The French government, which is a part owner of Engie, stepped in to tell Engies board of directors to delay, if not outright cancel, any dealbecause of concerns that U.S. natural gas producers emit too much methane at theWest Texas oil and gas fields that will supply gas to the NextDecade plant, said Lorette Philippot, head of private finance campaigns for French environmental group Les Amis de la Terre,a French affiliate of the green group Friends of the Earth thatmet with French government officials…
More details released about Texas woman who died of COVID-19 while on Spirit flight – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland
A Texas woman died of COVID-19 while onboard a Spirit Airlines flight that was diverted to Albuquerque earlier this year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A Texas woman died of COVID-19 while onboard a Spirit Airlines flight that was diverted to Albuquerque earlier this year.
CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters
According to The Washington Post, on the evening of July 24, the flight left Las Vegas and was on its way to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport when it was diverted to Albuquerque.
According to Stephanie Kitts, spokeswoman for the Albuquerque International Sunport, the flight had…
Airbnb announces multi-year partnership with Jony Ive, a year after leaving Apple – 9to5Mac
Jony Ive retired from Apple about a year ago, following an almost 25 year tenure as head of Apple product design. At the time, it was announced that Ive would form…
Jony Ive retired from Apple about a year ago, following an almost 25 year tenure as head of Apple product design. At the time, it was announced that Ive would form a new independent design firm called ‘LoveFrom’ which would regard Apple as a primary client.
Whilst we are still waiting for Ive’s supposed ongoing relationship with Apple to bear any fruit, today Airbnb revealed a multi-year partnership with Jony Ive and LoveFrom. Ive will help design the next generation of Airbnb products and services.
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