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Hiring leaders at Rivian, Tesla, and Amazon's self-driving startup reveal their top tips for landing a job

Rivian executives described their hiring priorities in an interview with Insider. Jeff Johnson/Rivian Insider has interviewed hiring leaders at auto-tech firms like Rivian, Waymo, and Amazon-owned Zoox. They've described the details they care most about when reading résumés and conducting interviews. And they've shared the red flags that will hurt a job candidate's chances of landing an offer. See more stories on Insider's business page. Searching for a new job can be a con...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Elon Musk, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Jeff Bezos, Aurora, Mark Matousek, Tech Insider, LUMINAR, Waymo, Zoox, Rivian, Rivian Tesla, BITranspo


Uber, Tesla, and Rivian are fighting each other for talent. Here's how much they pay their employees.

Tesla has a new crop of rivals, including Rivian, with which it's competing for talent. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Filings companies share with the US government show how much they pay some employees. Insider has analyzed filings from companies in the EV, self-driving, and ride-hailing industries. Those companies include Tesla, Uber, and Rivian. See more stories on Insider's business page. The war for talent between transportation technology companies is heating up, as the incumbents ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Mark Matousek, Tesla Uber, Tech Insider, Waymo, Zoox, Tesla Waymo, Waymo Cruise, Rivian


'Stay tuned': Delta CEO says he won't require customers to be vaccinated without full FDA approval

Delta Air Lines won't be checking vaccination cards for domestic flyers any time soon. SOPA Images/Getty Images Delta Air Lines doesn't plan to make vaccines mandatory for domestic flyers. CEO Ed Bastian said it's difficult to mandate vaccines given their emergency authorization status. Airplane mask mandates and ventilation systems have been effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. One thing that Delta Air Lines flyers won...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Obama, Cdc, Planes, New York City, US, America, Trends, Flying, Atlantic, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Bill De Blasio


While the wealthy are spending millions to be weightless in space, one aviation firm is selling the experience on Earth for a fraction of the cost

The Zero G Boeing 727 aircraft. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Zero Gravity Corporation offers flights onboard a plane that's sole mission is to achieve zero gravity. Flights start at $7,500 and flyers experience weightlessness 15 different times. The aircraft is going on tour around the US through December. See more stories on Insider's business page. Humans don't need to go to space to experience zero gravity. Richard Branson floats in zero gravity in Virgin Galactic's spac...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Earth, Features, Flying, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Aviation, Jeff Bezos


One of Embraer's worst selling jets just got a shot in the arm with an 30-aircraft order from Canada's Porter Airlines: Meet the E195-E2

An Embraer E195-E2 aircraft rendering in Porter Airlines colors. Porter Airlines and Embraer Porter Airlines is ordering 30 of Embraer's E195-E2 aircraft as it expands to jet operations. Embraer has struggled to sell its E190-E2 family of aircraft, with less than 200 total firm orders before Porter. Porter can use the aircraft to fly to further destinations in Canada, the US, the Caribbean, and Central America. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canada's Porter Airl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Shutterstock, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Air Canada, Planes, US, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Flying


Airlines like United and American are dedicating billions of dollars to fly a new type of aircraft that won't require pilots

A rendering of a Denso eVTOL. Denso and Honeywell Aerospace American Airlines and United Airlines have both committed to flying electric vertical takeoff and land aircraft, or eVTOLs. The helicopter-like electric aircraft aim to fly over highway traffic without onboard pilots. Startups and aerospace giants are still deciding on how they'll get the public to accept the new technology. See more stories on Insider's business page. United Airlines became the first major US airline to...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Airlines, Faa, Boeing, United, United Airlines, Falcon, American Airlines


The charter airline flying one of the world's cheapest private jets is expanding to the West Coast. One-way flights start at $3,000.

A VeriJet Cirrus Vision Jet. Thomas Pallini/Insider VeriJet is expanding to the West Coast and Southwest with the Cirrus Vision Jet. Flights cost $3,000 per hour with no repositioning fees if the flight is within 700 miles of Santa Maria, California. A new jet card program also offers discounted rates with a 100-hour commitment. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of America's newest charter airlines is expanding to the West Coast, and bringing the Cirrus Vision Jet...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Planes, America, Trends, Flying, Canada, Aviation, West Coast, Private Jets, British Virgin Islands, Hudson Bay, Southwest


New York and Boston are finally getting a seaplane link with 75 minute flights and fares starting at $395 one way - and it may give Acela a run for its money

A Cessna Caravan seaplane in Boston Harbor. Tailwind Air Tailwind Air is launching seaplane service between New York City and Boston starting August 3. Flights are only 75 minutes long and flyers can show up as late as 10 minutes before departure. Fares start at $395 and as many as four daily flights will be offered starting August 21. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Yorkers and Bostonians will have yet another link as an airline is finally launching seaplane flights...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, New York City, Trends, Flying, Manhattan, United, Amtrak, East End, Times Square, Northeast


UPS is at a crucial point in its history. Here's how it got here - and where it might be going.

Carol Tomé is the first CEO of UPS to come from outside the company. UPS UPS is in the midst of a business overhaul at the hands of CEO Carol Tomé. The company seeks to boost profitability by reining in spending and carefully choosing packages. Demand for faster and faster delivery could put pressure on UPS to move into unfamiliar territory. See more stories on Insider's business page. Carol Tomé is heading into her second peak shipping season as CEO of UPS. The continuation of the pa...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Ecommerce, Trends, UPS, DHL, Logistics, Instacart, Gig Economy, Tome, Carol Tomé, Last Mile Delivery, UPS UPS, BITranspo, Emma Cosgrove


I flew on JetBlue founder's David Neeleman's new airline and saw how it's nothing like his old one - but it isn't supposed to be

The inaugural flight of David Neeleman's Breeze Airways. Thomas Pallini/Insider Breeze Airways is the latest brainchild of JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman. The two airlines couldn't be any more different, however, despite having the same founder. Breeze's strategy is completely diffeent from JetBlue but still works even though it offers a different product. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue Airways revolutionized air travel in the US when it...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines, East Coast


What truck drivers really think about new federal regulations to crack down on drug use

This plant is causing a lot of controversy. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider We published a story about the federal government's new law to drug test truck drivers. The law has mostly caught marijuana users. We argued that it won't meaningfully boost safety on the road. Truck drivers shared in emails with Insider laying out what they think of the new rule. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal rule that went into effect in 2020 is taking commercial drivers off...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Marijuana, Trends, Indianapolis, Economy, Cannabis, Trucking, Department Of Transportation, Shawn, David McNew Getty, Kevin Conway, Hollis Johnson, Getty Images Some, Rachel Premack, BITranspo


I went inside one of the US' largest aircraft storage facilities and saw how it isn't emptying out despite the rise in air travel

Pinal Airpark in Marana, Arizona. Thomas Pallini/Insider Pinal Airpark is home to hundreds of aircraft that have been stored by their airlines to ride out the pandemic. Most US carriers have reactivated their planes but foreign airlines are still filling Pinal's corridors due to lagging demand. Cargo carriers like Amazon are also looking to Pinal for inexpensive planes to fly packages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Air travel in the US is roaring back to pre-p...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, California, Air Canada, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Canada, Arizona, Qantas, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines


SAS Scandinavian Airlines is deploying its brand-new jet to the US to take flyers to a reopening Europe and beyond - see inside

Touring SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider SAS Scandinavian Airlines became the latest airline to fly the Airbus A350-900 XWB in January 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic. Most travelers didn't get to experience the aircraft at the time but Europe is now reopening to tourists and SAS is once more deploying the aircraft on transatlantic routes. The aircraft welcomes travelers with a modern interior with passenger-friendly enhancements at ev...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Sweden, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Chicago, Flying, Denmark, Aviation, Airbus, Norway


Tension and violence onboard airplanes is soaring, but the CDC still wants flyers to wear masks because the unvaccinated are 'extremely vulnerable'

Travelers have been required to wear masks on airplanes for more than one year. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is against lifting the mask mandate on airplanes. The Transportation Security Administration's current mask mandate expires on September 13 but may be extended. Thousands of travelers have been banned from airlines for not wearing masks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wearing masks onboard airplanes is here to...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, Food And Drug Administration, Aviation, Tsa, Airlines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Transportation Security Administration


Delta Air Lines refuses to use the name of the delta COVID-19 variant: 'We just call it the variant'

Delta Air Lines is lamenting the unfortunate naming of a new COVID-19 variant. VanderWolf Images / Shutterstock.com and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Delta Air Lines does not use the name of the new COVID-19 variant named "delta" by the World Health Organization. CEO Ed Bastian told the Wall Street Journal "we just call it the variant." The Greek alphabet is used when naming variants to discourage stigmatization based on their country of origin. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, India, US, Trends, Flying, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, World Health Organization, Aviation, Airbus, Airlines, Boeing


5 trends in self-driving cars anyone trying to get ahead in the industry needs to know about

Autonomous-truck companies like TuSimple are starting to go public. Courtesy of TuSimple Self-driving cars may not be a reality yet, but the young industry is evolving fast. For those hoping to get a leg up in this space, staying on top of trends is key. From the rise of robo-trucks to a potential SPAC bubble, here's what to know about AVs right now. See more stories on Insider's business page. 1. Self-driving tech will deliver your packages and food before it replaces your Ub...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Elon Musk, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Walmart, Features, Arizona, Autonomous Vehicles, Volvo, Daimler, Musk, Aurora, SPAC


I used an obscure credit card perk to pay for $127 worth of travel expenses when American Airlines canceled 2 of my flights - see how

Flying home from Bogota, Colombia on American Airlines. Thomas Pallini/Insider The Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card comes with built-in trip insurance for when things go wrong. Trip delays, trip cancellations, and baggage delays are covered under certain circumstances. I was delayed by 12 hours after two American Airlines flight cancellations and could spend up to $500 on expenses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Flight delays and cancellations can be costly. Hours...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Air Travel, Planes, Time, US, Trends, Features, Colombia, Flying, Chase, Dallas, Aviation, Airlines, Travel Insurance


See inside the tiny hidden bedrooms above economy where flight attendants sleep on an Airbus A350-900XWB jet

Touring SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider Long-haul aircraft come with compartments in which bunks are available for flight attendants to rest and sleep. The hostel-like setup can be a second home for cabin crew on ultra-long-haul flights. Flight attendants will take turns servicing the cabin while the others rest. See more stories on Insider's business page. Next-generation aircraft are flying further than ever before and airlines are co...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Minneapolis, Singapore, Planes, Trends, Features, Flying, Airbus, Airbus A350, Singapore Airlines, Flight Attendants


An American Airlines flight to the Bahamas had to be cancelled after a group of unruly teenagers refused to wear masks

American Airlines flight. AP An American Airlines flight had to be canceled Monday after a group of teens refused to wear masks. Other passengers said the group, who were on their graduation trip, were being "terrible kids." The flight, which was headed to the Bahamas, didn't take off until the following morning. See more stories on Insider's business page. An American Airlines flight to the Bahamas was canceled, and its passengers were delayed overnight after a group of high scho...
Tags: Transportation, Post, Washington Post, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Bahamas, Singapore Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, Charlotte, Charlotte North Carolina, T, WSOC, Nassau Bahamas


An American Airlines flight to the Bahamas had to be canceled after a group of unruly teenagers refused to wear masks

American Airlines flight. AP An American Airlines flight had to be canceled Monday after a group of teens refused to wear masks. Other passengers said the group, who were on their graduation trip, were being "terrible kids." The flight, which was headed to the Bahamas, didn't take off until the following morning. See more stories on Insider's business page. An American Airlines flight to the Bahamas was canceled, and its passengers were delayed overnight after a group of high scho...
Tags: Transportation, Post, Washington Post, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Bahamas, Singapore Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, Charlotte, Charlotte North Carolina, T, WSOC, Nassau Bahamas


Dassault's new $75 million private jet with the largest cabin of its class is primed to blow Gulfstream and Bombardier's flagship jets out of the water

Dassault Aviation's new Falcon 10X private jet. © Dassault Aviation - Droits Réservés Dassault Aviation's Falcon 10X is the latest ultra-long-range private jet, going up against Gulfstream and Bombardier. While late to the scene and comparable in range to the Bombardier Global 7500 and Gulfstream G700, the Falcon 10X offers unbeatable cabin enhancements. Smaller airports will also be easier to access and with more capability than other aircraft. See more stories on Insider's ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, London, News, California, Planes, Trends, Switzerland, Aviation, Boeing, Private Jets, Falcon, London City Airport, Bombardier, Gulfstream, Dassault Falcon


I went inside United's brand-new Boeing 737 Max 8 with all new seat-back television screens and saw how the airline is revolutionizing air travel

Inside United Airlines' newest aircraft and interior. Thomas Pallini/Insider United Airlines is modernizing its fleet by installing seat-back entertainment screens on all narrow-body Boeing and Airbus planes. More than 2,800 selections of movies, television shows, games, music, and podcasts will be available. Larger overhead bins, mood lighting, in-seat power, and in-flight WiFi will also be installed. See more stories on Insider's business page. United Airlines received it...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Washington, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Chicago, Flying, Delta, Aviation, Airbus, Newark, Airlines


Amazon and cargo airlines are scouring the Arizona desert for old and cheap passenger jets to fly packages

A stored Boeing 767-300 aircraft. Thomas Pallini/Insider Cargo carriers such as Amazon's Prime Air are searching the American Southwest for former airliners stored in the desert. Arizona is home to Pinal Air Park, where between 40 and 50 jets have been bought by cargo carriers. Older passenger planes were bought at a discount during the pandemic and converted to freighters. See more stories on Insider's business page. When consumers turned to Amazon to buy more goods during the pan...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, Trends, Flying, Canada, Arizona, Prime Air, Aviation, Amazon Prime Air, Airlines, Boeing, Cargo


I flew on Breeze, the 'tech company that happens to fly airplanes' from JetBlue founder David Neeleman, and found it surprisingly low-tech

Breeze Airways launched its first flights in May. Thomas Pallini/Insider Breeze Airways founder David Neeleman billed his airline as a "tech company" but I found the opposite. In-flight entertainment was touted but not offered on the first flights, and will come with new planes. Breeze also doesn't have a phone number and requires customers to send a text message or email. See more stories on Insider's business page. Breeze Airways is America's newest airline and is taking t...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, Trends, Flying, Hawaii, Facebook Messenger, Brazil, Aviation, Airbus, Tsa


Cargo plane makes emergency landing in ocean near Honolulu

The silhouette of a Boeing 737 cargo jet. A cargo jet reportedly landed in the water near Honolulu, Hawaii. NurPhoto / Getty Images A Boeing 737-200 cargo plane with two people on board made an emergency landing in the ocean off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii, early Friday. The aircraft went into the water at around 2:30 a.m. local time about two miles from Kalaeloa Airport. Both pilots aboard the jet have been rescued by the US Coast Guard. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Transportation, News, Air Travel, Trends, Flying, Canada, Malaysia, Hawaii, Aviation, Faa, Boeing, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, Daniel, National Transportation Safety Board


What to know about airline mask rules when flying with children as travel spikes across the US

Flying on a United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Thomas Pallini/Insider All children over the age of two are required to wear a mask when in US airports and flying. An exception to the rule is when eating, drinking, or taking medication. Flyers that don't comply with mask rules, even children, may be removed from a flight and banned from an airline. See more stories on Insider's business page. Traveling with children this summer will present a new set of challenges for parents. Airl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, Airports, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Flying, Ted Cruz, Miami, Aviation, Airlines, Family Travel, Federal Aviation Administration, Frontier Airlines


Uber, Tesla, and Rivian are locked in a war for talent. Here's how much they pay their employees.

Tesla has a new crop of rivals, including Rivian, with which it's competing for talent. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Insider has analyzed salary data from some of the top transportation-tech companies. The list includes Tesla, Uber, Rivian, and Amazon-owned Zoox. The data comes from filings shared with the US government. See more stories on Insider's business page. The war for talent between transportation technology companies is heating up, as the incumbents and upstarts poach employee...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Mark Matousek, Tech Insider, Waymo, Zoox, Tesla Waymo, Uber Tesla, Waymo Cruise, Rivian


See real-world footage of the new Ford Bronco's off-roading skills, from rock crawling to driving through creeks

The new Ford Bronco. Alanis King The 2021 Ford Bronco is here to compete with the Jeep Wrangler and tackle terrain on road and off. We recently drove the new Bronco and loved it. You can read our full review here. And below, you can watch the Bronco in action courtesy of videos from the Bronco 'Off-Roadeo' event. See more stories on Insider's business page. The 2021 Ford Bronco is here to compete with the Jeep Wrangler, and it's a brute - on road and off. Ford recently hos...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, US, Trends, Features, Austin, Ford, Ford Bronco, Kelley, Bronco, Bronco Sport, BITranspo, Brad Lovell, Jonny Van Wagoner, Ford Bronco pickup truck


United just made the largest aircraft order in its history for 270 new Boeing and Airbus jets with seatback screens, WiFi, and more first class seats

United Airlines' brand-new Boeing 737 Max. United Airlines United Airlines just announced an order for 270 new aircraft to revitalize its aging narrow-body aircraft fleet. The Boeing 737 Max and Airbus A321neo were chosen in an order valued at more than $30 billion. In-flight entertainment will also be added to all existing narrow-body aircraft by 2025. See more stories on Insider's business page. The next era of United Airlines is now arriving.A Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft painte...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Delta, Aviation, Airbus, Newark, Airlines, Boeing, United, United Airlines


Review: The new Ford Bronco SUV is the perfect hardcore off-roader for every skill level and every budget

Business Insider The new Ford Bronco. Alanis King After nearly three decades off of the car market, the Ford Bronco off-road SUV is back. It starts at $28,500 and its main competitor will be the Jeep Wrangler. We tested out the new Bronco on the road and off. It's just as iconic as ever. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most automakers have an icon: the car everyone knows, bringing style and credibility to the rest of their lineup. The Miata tells the world M...
Tags: Transportation, La, US, Trends, Austin, Ford, Moab, Baja, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Nissan, Car Reviews, Broncos, Mazda, Ford Bronco, Simpson