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United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


The Boeing 777X won't be delivered to airlines until late 2023. Take a look at the enormous new flagship Boeing hopes will be its redemption.

The first flight of the Boeing 777X. Stephen Brashear/Getty Boeing's newest aircraft, the Boeing 777X, flew for the first time in January 2020 after lengthy delays. It's the largest twin-engine jet in the world and Boeing's latest new aircraft to fly since the grounding of the 737 Max. Pandemic-related delays, however, have further pushed back its first delivery until late 2023.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Boeing's latest history-making plane continues to be delaye...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Ge, Washington, Singapore, Planes, Trends, Features, Flight, Aircraft, Emirates, Aviation, Jets, Airbus, Seattle


Biden will be the first president to use the new Air Force One - here's what we know about the $5.3 billion aircraft

Air Force One. w_p_o/Shutterstock.com The current Air Force One aircraft are scheduled to be upgraded with the replacements to soon be delivered to Andrews Air Force Base for use by the president and his staff.  The Boeing 747-8i aircraft will be replacing the aging models first used by President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s. Despite cost-saving efforts by President Donald Trump, the replacement program is still estimated to cost $5.3 billion. The most recognizable plane in the worl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, Hollywood, Air Travel, California, Washington, Cbs News, Life, White House, Planes, US, Tel Aviv, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg


Supersonic jet startup Boom just unveiled the prototype for its ultra-fast Overture passenger plane – take a look at the XB-1

Boom Supersonic Boom Supersonic just unveiled the prototype for its supersonic commercial jet that's slated to bring a new era of ultra-fast travel. The XB-1 demonstrator will begin flight testing in 2021 to prove viable the technology that will power the larger, Concorde-like Overture passenger plane. Development of the Overture will continue concurrently with the XB-1's flight testing for a planned 2025 debut. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The days of supersonic tr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, Air Travel, Colorado, Washington, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Paris, Aviation, Airbus, Supersonic


The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are the major companies that have announced they are downsizing their workforces.

People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices on March 20, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Andrew Kelly/Reuters The spread of the coronavirus is projected to impact millions of jobs worldwide.In just 22 weeks, more than 57 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance — that's more than the number of claims filed during the Great Recession.The travel and hospitality industries h...
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Weekly Roundup, Friday 16 August 2019

GE’s test 747 with one of its new GE-9X engines alongside older CF6-80C2 engines. An amazing constrast. Good morningIt is now barely a week until Labor Day and the traditional end of another summer.  The airlines are gleefully banking rich profits due to travel this year being up 4% on last year, and while the usual people are making the usual predictions of travel chaos due to a very busy travel weekend, in all likelihood it will be a smooth experience for most.But if you are going to be driv...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, London, Ge, Cdc, Hotels, China, Russia, Miscellaneous, US, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Cnn, Current Affairs, Usps


NASA Astronaut Space Brands of the Apollo 11 Era

Apollo, and indeed the entire NASA program, were not only a financial boon to American businesses, they were also a promotional extravaganza for American companies and brands, both consumer and defense/corporate in the same way that Jeep and Ray-Ban became known because of their connection to World War II. The quintessential product advertising was Tang, but there were other products that hitched onto Apollo and NASA, even though NASA did not have a specific promotional program. I pulled togethe...
Tags: Travel, General Motors, Nasa, Ohio, Abc News, General Electric, Neil Armstrong, Branding, Martin, Mike Collins, Owens, Johnson Johnson, Arlington, Ray Ban, John Glenn, Armstrong


The risks of #SaudiArabia’s nuclear power plans | Financial Times

The risks of Saudi Arabia’s nuclear power plans | Financial Times:In normal circumstances, the decision by any country to improve the efficiency of its energy supplies by investing in new technology would barely be worthy of attention. But Saudi Arabia is not a normal country and the combination of the technology chosen — civil nuclear power — and concerns over the strategy of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has made the Saudi move a cause of debate.The Saudi plans for nuclear development are n...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, China, US, General Electric, Financial Times, Mohammed bin Salman, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, South Korea Russia France, Westinghouse Various


#AbuDhabi's Mubadala to sell 34.9mln shares in U.S. chipmaker AMD | ZAWYA MENA Edition

:Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Co has sold 34.9 million common equity shares in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), a company spokesperson said on Tuesday, and plans to convert 75 million warrants in the U.S chipmaker.Mubadala did not disclose the sale price; but the market value of the 34.9 million shares was about $842 million based on Monday's closing price.The Abu Dhabi state fund, which has stakes in General Electric and private equity firm Carlyle Group, first invested in AMD in 2007. [Auth...
Tags: Travel, Amd, Abu Dhabi, General Electric, Carlyle Group, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala, Mubadala Investment Co, Advanced Micro Devices AMD


Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala plans bond transaction soon - sources | Reuters

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala plans bond transaction soon - sources | Reuters:Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala is working on a bond transaction which could be announced as soon as next week, sources familiar with the matter said.Unlisted Mubadala, which has stakes in General Electric and private equity firm Carlyle Group, is working with a number of banks, including Bank of America Merril Lynch (BAML), on the planned deal, said three of the sources.A spokesman at Mubadala told Reuters: “we are looking at va...
Tags: Travel, Abu Dhabi, General Electric, Reuters, Carlyle Group, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala, Unlisted Mubadala, Bank of America Merril Lynch BAML


9 Best Long-Distance Hiking & Biking Trails in the USA

Maybe it’s our fixation to backpack or bike the longest trail in North America that drives us, or perhaps it’s the need to leave behind the iPads, iPods, and iPhones and get lost in the wilderness. You can put your life on hold to tackle one of these trails, or, like most folks, sample the serenity in a weekend or weeklong trek. (Note: Biking not allowed on all trails listed, only those that specifically mention it.) 1. Appalachian Trail Photo by Simon English on Unsplash   In 1921, Benton Mac...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York, Featured, Maryland, Congress, Montana, Washington, Mexico, Oregon, Hiking, Amc, America, Canada, Pennsylvania, Missouri


Beer, Bricks and Mortar

This article was contributed by Leroy Wilson of Tourism Media. Craft beer aficionados will happily spend hours discussing the sometimes weird and wonderful ingredients that go into their favourite brews. But what about the ingredients that go into a great craft brewery? Craft breweries require space for all those big shiny kettles, fermenters, cold rooms and tasting areas. Add in a kitchen area and perhaps a canning line, and that cute ‘lil corner store with a ‘for lease’ sign just ain’t gonna c...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Minneapolis, Australia, La, San Francisco, Brisbane, Melbourne, General Electric, Pacific, Harley Davidson, Expedia, Salisbury, Art Deco, Vero Beach, Anchor Brewing


Seattle City Light’s Georgetown Steam Plant

  The old Georgetown Steam Plant is only open once a month — the second Saturday, and there are two tour. You don’t have to take the tour to get a look around but you should because, as the woman at the door said, “It’s just so freaking cool.” She was not wrong.   The 10am tour guide, a talkative guy named Mike, said that even though he works for Seattle City Light, he’s not an engineering guy. “You gotta ask Ted about that stuff, I’m more of a history guy.” I think he underestimated his skill...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Ted, West Coast, Seattle, General Electric, Collins, Warsaw, Mike, Ellis, Whidbey Island, Ernestine, Seattle City, Seattle City Light, Frank Jr, Georgetown Steam Plant


5 Estrategias de Marketing Emocional

El Marketing Emocional cuenta una historia que se conecta con una audiencia de una manera humana o personal. Las decisiones de compra son impulsadas por los sentimientos y emociones, más que por la lógica, y el marketing emocional crea relaciones significativas que dan lugar a los aficionados a la marca, sustituyendo el enfoque de fidelización de épocas pasadas.La proliferación de nuevos medios, plataformas y dispositivos, significa que los consumidores tienen un mayor acceso a las historia...
Tags: Travel, Nike, General Electric, Procter Gamble, Millie Dresselhaus, Salinas de Guaranda, Estrategias de Marketing Emocional, Negocio Imagen por Shutterstock


Ford ties up with MapMyIndia to strengthen its navigation platform

Delhi-based mapping software developer MapMyIndia has partnered with Ford for adding new Points of Interest to search results around a given location on Ford’s proprietary navigation and in-car entertainment platform called SYNC App Link. SYNC will now let users search for location results from 18 new categories and brands including hotels, art galleries, residential apartments/societies, government departments, etc. Note that MapmyIndia has been working on automobile and connected vehicles, fo...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, UK, News, Internet, India, Ford, Avis, Jasper, Gps, General Electric, Flipkart, Nexus Venture Partners, Bangalore, Gis, Mapmyindia


CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-UAE state fund Mubadala nearly triples net profit in 2016 | Reuters

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-UAE state fund Mubadala nearly triples net profit in 2016 | Reuters:"Abu Dhabi's state-owned Mubadala Development Co, which is merging with fellow Abu Dhabi-owned International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC), said on Thursday its net profit nearly tripled in 2016.Mubadala, which is focused on developing Abu Dhabi's economy through local companies such as clean energy firm Masdar and stakes in international players such as General Electric, is among the few state-controlle...
Tags: Travel, Abu Dhabi, General Electric, Masdar, Uae, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala Development Co, Mubadala, International Petroleum Investment Company Ipic


Irish immigrants

MARY JANE KELLY WAS BORN in Limerick around 1863 and died in London’s East End in 1888. Everything in between is vague. What little we know about her comes from police interviews with the people who knew her — she’d told men she lived with that she was born in Limerick, then she moved to Wales, then she became a prostitute in London’s ritzier West End, then she briefly lived in France with a man, then she ended up in Victorian London’s much scarier East End. On November 8th, she went out for the...
Tags: Travel, UK, New York, London, Wales, France, Alan Moore, US, America, Britain, Ireland, Heritage, New Jersey, Army, Luxembourg, West End


Airtel appoints Badal Bagri as CFO for India & South Asia operations

Bharti Airtel has appointed Badal Bagri as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for its India & South Asia operations. Bagri will assume his new role at Airtel from January 16 and will lead the company’s finance team across India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. He will report to Nilanjan Roy, Global Chief Financial Officer at Bharti Airtel. Bagri has more than 22 years of work experience across several industry domains including telecom, FMCG, manufacturing among others. Prior to Airtel, he worked ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, India, Africa, Telecom, Bangladesh, General Electric, South Asia, Airtel, Telenor, Fmcg, Econet Wireless, Bharti Airtel, India Sri Lanka, Robi Axiata


Weekly Roundup, Friday 30 December, 2016

Send to Kindle Better not ask for the whole can next time you’re given a soda on a Korean Airlines flight. See item, below. Good morning Another year prepares to disappear, while 2017 is impatiently waiting to replace it. What will 2017 bring?  New lower airfares?  Higher airfares?  Or maybe just more of the same?  Will Tesla cars truly become self-driving?  Will their Model 3 truly start deliveries?  And will Mr Trump be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, like his predecessor? For predictions on ...
Tags: Travel, London, Australia, Scotland, China, Singapore, Miscellaneous, Disney, US, Newsletter, Current Affairs, Heathrow, Dubai, New Zealand, Qantas, Airbus


Saudi Arabia’s Vision for the Future Looks Dim to Jobless Youth - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia’s Vision for the Future Looks Dim to Jobless Youth - Bloomberg: "Saudi engineering graduate Marwan turned down a job from General Electric to hold out for a better salary. It’s a decision he now regrets.The 24-year-old native of the port city of Jeddah has been applying to jobs for a year with no luck. As the kingdom grapples with low oil prices, he worries whether he’ll still be employable when the economy recovers. “Will companies hire the new graduates, or us, the forgotten gener...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, General Electric, Jeddah, Marwan, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


RIL and GE to offer industrial IoT solutions through Jio’s network

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has signed a global partnership agreement in the industrial IoT space with General Electric (GE), to build applications on GE’s Predix platform. RIL will act as an independent software vendor, developing solutions for clients using Predix and offering them connectivity infrastructure through its Jio network. GE will be responsible for security, availability, and monitoring the platform for RIL and its customers. The partnership will target onboarding companies ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Internet Of Things, News, Ge, Internet, India, Vodafone, Telecom, Jasper, General Electric, Trai, Reliance Communications, Reliance Industries, Aircel, General Electric GE



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