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Tariffs, Morón, Rota, Venezuela or the Google tax: how the new Biden government will impact Spain

The term of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris begins today. The president-elect and his vice president will take office on Wednesday in a ceremony that will not be attended by the outgoing president Donald Trump, who has spent his last day locked up in the White House. His schedule said he would work "late" and make "many calls" and have "many meetings" (sic).With the arrival of the Democrats in power, the US enters a new era of diplomatic relations that could have a particular impact on the European ...
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How to investigate a firm with 60 million documents

Artificial intelligence helped investigators in a daunting examination of Airbus's business.
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How a robot investigator searched 60 million files

Artificial intelligence helped investigators in a daunting examination of Airbus's business.
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Every single passenger on board 2 international flights to Canada informed that they were potentially exposed to COVID-19

An Air Transat plane in Canada. Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star via Getty Images All passengers on board two Air Transat flights from Haiti to Montreal have potentially been exposed to COVID-19, the Toronto Sun reported. Passengers seated in "all rows" have been notified by the Canadian government's exposure tracking system that they need to monitor their symptoms. The Canadian government announced on January 7 that a negative coronavirus test is required to fly. Haiti, where these pas...
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The pandemic devastated airlines in 2020 and forced many out of business - here's the most notable that didn't make it to 2021

An aircraft sits in a boneyard in Arizona. Christian Petersen/Getty Last year saw an influx of airlines close up shop as the pandemic forced travelers to stay home.  All 11 major US airlines remained intact but smaller regional carriers were forced to close or merge due to the drop in travel demand.  Not all were due to the pandemic, however, as the first two months of the year saw high-profile closures due to mounting losses.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Each year ...
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Allegiant Air is adding 21 low-cost leisure routes to this year with service to 3 new cities - here's the full list

An Allegiant Air Airbus A320 aircraft. Ryan Fletcher / Shutterstock.com Allegiant Air is adding 21 new routes and three new cities in 2021. The route expansion spans from coast to coast with the first routes launching in March. Regions with beaches, national parks, and/or mountains are among the main focus as that's where travel trends are now pointing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Allegiant Air is continuing a nationwide expansion with 21 new routes planned for 2021...
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Qatar Airways to retire half of its A380 planes

Qatar Airways is retiring half of its fleet of Airbus A380s, the world's largest passenger plane. It's the latest nail in the coffin for the double-decker superjumbo
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Emirates airline sees full fleet returning to the skies this year | Reuters

Emirates airline sees full fleet returning to the skies this year | Reuters Emirates expects its full fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s to be in use by the end of the year as the rollout of coronavirus vaccines renews confidence in travel.Several countries have started or announced programs to inoculate residents, with some believing they can vaccinate a majority of their population this year.Emirates President Tim Clark has repeatedly said a vaccination program would be vital to any recover...
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636 Boeing Criminal Fine

Boeing agrees to pay a $2.5 Billion settlement for criminal charges relating to the 737 MAX MCAS system, the FAA issued final rules for supersonic aircraft testing, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary says the government mismanaged travel restrictions, flight attendant unions are concerned about disruptive air travelers and the FAA responds with a stern warning, initial reports from the Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 crash, and on a lighter note, the TSA celebrates agency canines in a 2021 calendar. Aviat...
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The life of Sheldon Adelson, the late casino billionaire behind The Venetian and Marina Bay Sands, who donated more than $120 million to Republican causes in 2020

Gambling giant Las Vegas Sands Corp's Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson speaks during an interview with Reuters in Macau, China, December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor, died on January 11 at the age of 87. Adelson, who was chairman and majority shareholder of the world's largest casino operator, Las Vegas Sands, was worth an estimated $33 billion in January 2021 before he died, per Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Adelson...
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Boeing’s jet deliveries drop despite 737 Max’s return to flight

Chicago-based Boeing finished 2020 with 157 airplane deliveries, including planes handed over to cargo airlines and military customers. That was down from 380 deliveries in 2019. European rival Airbus finished the year with 566 deliveries.
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JetBlue just unveiled the ultra-modern cabin of its latest plane - take a look inside its brand-new Airbus A220 jets

JetBlue Airways unveiled the cabin of its new Airbus A220 aircraft that will replace the aging Embraer E190 flight.  The 140-seat cabin is arranged in a unique 2-3 configuration with no shortage of the perks for which JetBlue is known including free in-flight entertainment and WiFi.  Flights begin in the spring starting on the Boston-Fort Lauderdale route before the aircraft expands to cities across the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. JetBlue Airways on Tuesday unveiled ...
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Air taxi startup Archer is partnering with automaker FCA on production of its electric aircraft

Archer, a company that’s looking to develop an airline of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for sue in urban transport, will work with automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in a new partnership to benefit from the latter’s expertise in engineering, design, supply chain and materials science. Archer aims to start production of its eVTOLs at scale beginning in 2023, with an initial unveiling to occur early this year. The new team-up will see FCA provide input that cont...
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The 20 safest airlines to fly in 2021, according to experts

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200 at Los Angeles International Airport. Markus Mainka/Shutterstock.com AirlineRatings just unveiled its list of the world's safest airlines for 2021, according to the site's experts, narrowing the top 20 from a list of 385. The US had a great showing with six of the 11 major American carriers making the top 20 cut while Asia performed poorly.  Carriers in Oceania and the Middle East also dominated the highest spots, continuing the trend from last year. Vis...
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The airline industry's loss is Amazon's gain as the e-commerce giant purchases 11 Boeing 767 airliners to use as cargo planes

An Amazon Prime Air Boeing 767-300ER Freighter. Stephen Brashear / Stringer / Getty Images Amazon just purchased 11 Boeing 767-300ER aircraft to be converted into cargo freighters for its Prime Air fleet. The former airliners most recently flew for Delta Air Lines and WestJet and became casualties of the pandemic once international borders closed. The first aircraft will fly this year with the rest taking to the skies by the end of 2022. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
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Emirates just unveiled the swanky high-end design for its new Airbus A380 as most airlines say goodbye to the enormous plane - see inside

An Emirates Airbus A380. Lukas Wunderlich/Shutterstock.com Emirates is giving its new Airbus A380s an interior upgrade with each cabin receiving an enhancement. Economy class will receive "ergonomically designed" seats with leather headrests and tray tables with wood finishes. Premium economy will also make its first debut at the airline with 56 recliner seats in an elegant cabin. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Emirates is one of the few airlines still flying the Airbu...
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Private aviation thrived in 2020 despite it being the worst time to travel in the modern era - here's a look at its wild year

Santa Claus boarding a private jet. Tyler Olson / Shutterstock The private aviation industry went from virtually no flights at the peak of the pandemic to thriving by year's end. A surge in leisure travelers helped keep the industry afloat and spurred expansion for many aircraft operators.  Aircraft manufacturers kept producing new models and even teamed up with the auto industry to offer some expensive package deals for unique pairings.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories....
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Private aviation has thrived this year despite 2020 being the worst time to travel in the modern era - here's a look at its wild year

Santa Claus boarding a private jet. Tyler Olson / Shutterstock The private aviation industry went from virtually no flights at the peak of the pandemic to thriving by year's end. A surge in leisure travelers helped keep the industry afloat and spurred expansion for many aircraft operators.  Aircraft manufacturers kept producing new models and even teamed up with the auto industry to offer some expensive package deals for unique pairings.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories....
Tags: Asia, Europe, Florida, UK, New York, London, Colorado, China, US, Trends, Nasa, Vista, James Brown, Wyoming, Porsche, Paris


JetBlue just took delivery of its first Airbus A220, the long-awaited jet that will replace the airline's least popular model

The first JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. JetBlue Airways JetBlue Airways became the second US airline to receive the Airbus A220 on Thursday with the first aircraft flying to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.  The A220 comes as part of a fleet renewal that will see JetBlue retire its smallest jet, the Embraer E190. Passengers can expect to fly on the jet in 2021 with the first routes planned out of JetBlue's Boston hub.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories....
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The Boeing 737 Max is flying passengers again in the US - here's when and where each US airline will be flying it

The Boeing 737 Max 7. Stephen Brashear/Getty US airlines are gearing up to relaunch the Boeing 737 Max back into service following its ungrounding by the Federal Aviation Administration.  American Airlines flew the first passenger flight on Tuesday while United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Alaska Airlines will all fly the Max in 2021. All except for Southwest Airlines have scheduled the first routes for the Max with cities including Miami, New York, Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, and ...
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American Airlines just completed the Boeing 737 Max's first passenger flight in the US since March 2019

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines flew the first scheduled passenger flight in 21 months of the Boeing 737 Max in the US on Tuesday from Miami to New York.  The uneventful flight marked the beginning of a new chapter for the aircraft that aims to restore confidence from the traveling public.  Airlines like American are eager to get the plane flying to take advantage of its economics and get the grounding behind them. The aircraft was grounded for 20 months fol...
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Why airlines are so eager to get the Boeing 737 Max back in the air despite customer concerns

A Boeing 737 Max 7. Andreas Zeitler/Shutterstock.com The Boeing 737 Max is set to return to service in the US next week with airlines rushing to get the plane back in the air, take deliveries of delayed orders, and place new orders, despite customer skepticism.  Airlines want to operate the aircraft because it can help guard against rising fuel prices to keep costs low, especially during the pandemic recovery.  History has shown the public doesn't remember airplane troubles if the once-gro...
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Alaska Airlines is buying another 23 Boeing 737 Max jets for a total of 68 and adding new routes to its namesake state

Boeing 737 Max aircraft of Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Gol Linhas Aéreas. LINDSEY WASSON/Reuters Alaska Airlines and Boeing signed an agreement in principle for a total of 68 of the 737 Max aircraft with an option for 52 more. Deliveries will take place over the next four years as Alaska uses the jets to replace its Airbus A320 family fleet.  Alaska has not yet taken delivery of a Boeing 737 Max yet but plans to fly the jet in March 2021. Anchorage, Alaska will also see three ...
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I flew on Spirit Airlines' newest jet and the quiet cabin and modern interior couldn't make up for bare-bones seats and lack of amenities

Flying on a Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Spirit Airlines is in the midst of a fleet renewal that will see some of Airbus' newest jets join its already young fleet.  The A320neo family offers additional fuel efficiency for the airline and a quieter, more modern cabin for passengers. I flew on a Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo from Newark to Boston and saw what it was like to fly on one. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Say what you will a...
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Toxic Fumes On Planes Are Knocking Out Pilots And Making Passengers Sick

When passengers board airliners, they expect everything to be sorted with the aircraft. Decades of safety innovations and regulations have made flying the safest form of travel. But as revealed in an explosive report by the Los Angeles Times, planes are filling up with toxic fumes, injuring crew and passengers alike,…Read more...
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JetBlue just announced a huge nationwide expansion that sees 24 new routes and 4 new cities in 2021 with more flying to Latin America - here's the full list

A JetBlue Airways Airbus A321. Seth Wenig/AP JetBlue Airways is expanding in 2021 with 24 new routes across the US and Central America.  Four new cities will be added to JetBlue's route network including Miami; Key West, Florida; Guatemala City, Guatemala; and Los Cabos, Mexico.  Mint business class will also be expanding to its 19th destination, Miami, with two daily flights to Los Angeles.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced a 24-rou...
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Europe wants to build its own version of SpaceX's Starlink with a $7.3 billion constellation of internet satellites

SpaceX's CEO Elon Musk. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Europe is planning to build a new satellite constellation reportedly costing six billion euros ($7.3 billion) that would work in a similar way to SpaceX's Starlink. The constellation will beam internet access to European citizens, notably those in isolated areas, and allow governments to communicate securely. European Union officials have signed off a study for a low-earth orbit constellation, which is due to take place at the start of ...
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Cruise, pray, love: Thais offered matchmaking river trips to holy sites

Single people invited on free tour with fortune teller in attempt to boost Covid-stricken travel sectorCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSingle people in Thailand have been invited to pray for love on a river cruise to nine temples, one of a series of matchmaking trips designed to boost domestic travel.The country’s tourism sector, which relies heavily on international visitors, has looked for novel ways to boost revenue over recent months. Thai Airways has launched fli...
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Helicopter taxi company Blade to go public via SPAC at near $1 billion valuation

A Blade Bell 407 helicopter. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Blade Urban Air Mobility, the helicopter taxi company founded in 2014, is going public via a merger with a "blank-check" company affiliated with KSL Capital Partners.The deal will value Blade at a valuation of about $825 million, according to DealBook, which is well ahead of its 2018 valuation of $140 million.The deal will include $400 million in proceeds, including a $125 million infusion along with cash in the SPAC, Dealbook rep...
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Volocopter announces first scheduled air cab flights in Singapore

The Baden start-up Volocopter is one of those companies that top politicians like Dorothee Bär repeatedly praise as a great hope for Germany as a technology location.The start-up is considered a prime example of so-called "moonshot" ideas that address seemingly insoluble problems. "From the very beginning, our great vision was that everyone should be able to fly," is the motto of Volocopter founder Alexander Zosel. And in a climate-neutral way.The company from Bruchsal in Baden, founded in 2011,...
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