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I flew American Airlines to Europe for the first time during the pandemic and found it's back to normal with bad food, uncomfortable seats, and free alcohol

Flying American Airlines from New York to Madrid, Spain during the pandemic. Thomas Pallini/Insider American Airlines is one of four US carriers flying overseas to Europe and has recently started increasing services as more countries open to American tourists. Transatlantic flights are pretty much back to normal, besides having to wear a mask. Hot meals and alcohol are once again served in all cabins including economy class. See more stories on Insider's business page. American ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Spain, Features, Rome, Aviation, John, Airlines


14 easy-to-miss details that set the F-150 Lightning apart from Ford's gas pickups

The Ford F-150 Lightning. Tim Levin/Insider I got to check out Ford's upcoming electric pickup truck: the F-150 Lightning. It looks a lot like a gas-powered F-150, but with some key differences. The Lightning has a front trunk, a new hood, a giant touchscreen, and power outlets galore. See more stories on Insider's business page. Across a crowded parking lot, you might mistake the upcoming F-150 Lightning for just another gas-drinking Ford truck. The Ford F-150 Lightni...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Features, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Auto Industry, Lightning, EVs, Tech Insider, Mustang Mach, Electric Pickup Truck, Tim Levin, Business Visual Features, F-150 Lightning, Lightning Tim Levin Insider Ford


I went to Stew Leonard's for the first time and the unique customer experience made me actually enjoy grocery shopping

Stew Leonard's store front Taylor Rains/Insider I went to Stew Leonard's for the first time and the experience made grocery shopping feel like less of a chore. The store is full of appetizing food and interesting decorations, colors, displays, and animatronics. The $400 million business prides itself on its store brands, which soared 40% in sales during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many people hate grocery shopping, including me. I have always ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Martha Stewart, Disney, America, Trends, Supermarkets, Indiana, Features, United States, New York Times, Connecticut, New Jersey, Grocery Stores, Retail, Store Brands


While world leaders are at the UN talking climate change, their private jets are often forced to fly and park hundreds of miles away

Boris Johnson speaking at the United Nations General Assembly EDUARDO MUNOZ/POOL/AFP/Getty World leaders from across the globe flew into New York City to attend the United Nations General Assembly. Their aircraft, however, weren't allowed to stay at New York City's airports due to a long-standing rule. Boris Johnson took Amtrak's Acela from New York to Washington, DC while his plane was parked in Virginia. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York City in Sept...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Climate Change, Washington, White House, Virginia, Planes, New York City, US, America, Trends


South African Airways is flying again after its government cut funding last year. Here's a look at the collapse and revival of the 87-year-old national airline.

SAA relaunches flights after a year of inactivity Reuters South African Airways relaunched operations with a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town after a year of inactivity. Though not involved in the relaunch, the airline has likely secured a new investor, Takatso Consortium. SAA said it's optimistic about its revival, but it's not without its skeptics. See more stories on Insider's business page. South African Airways was on the brink of disappearance after years of financia...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, New York, London, Air Travel, Australia, Planes, Africa, US, Trends, Features, Rome, Frankfurt, South Africa, New York Times


Netflix didn't think Roku could succeed. Now the streaming underdog is hoping its original content can take on Disney, HBO and more.

Roku founder and CEO Anthony Wood in 2014. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Roku hasn't always owned content that it could market to viewers. But that all changed when it bought failed streaming project Quibi this year in a major pivot Now Roku is competing against Netflix, which spun it off back in 2008. See more stories on Insider's business page. Roku once had a huge appeal for customers: it didn't own its own content to aggressively push on viewers. The so-called content-agnostic st...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, News, Media, Nbc, Entertainment, US, Samsung, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Roku, Wood, Griffin, Cnbc, Hastings


Small airlines battle to serve the most remote US cities, where even empty flights can be profitable thanks to millions in subsidies

An Advanced Airlines Beechcraft King Air 350 aircraft. Joey Gerardi/Gerardi Aviation Photography The US government's Essential Air Service program gives subsidies to airlines serving remote cities. Around $315 million is being spent in 2021 for Lower 48 cities, given largely to the country's smallest airlines. EAS cities are highly sought after and communities can be very particular with who serves them. See more stories on Insider's business page. Beckley, West Virginia; Bu...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Alaska, Aviation, Michigan, Airlines, Detroit, Boeing


Verizon has unveiled THOR, a custom Ford F650 that can deploy a satellite dish, 5G mast, and drones to respond to natural disasters and emergencies

Verizon's THOR prototype vehicle Verizon Verizon has unveiled THOR, an emergency relief vehicle built to bring 5G coverage to first responders during natural disasters. Considered the "Swiss Army Knife of Verizon Frontline services," THOR combines relief technologies into one central hub. THOR was developed in partnership with the Department of Defense through NavalX SoCal Tech Bridge. See more stories on Insider's business page. Losing communication during a crisis can be detr...
Tags: Transportation, Verizon, Trends, Department Of Defense, Earth, Features, Ford, Louisiana, Thor, Southern California, Mec, Ida, Tech Insider, UWB, Disaster Response, Verizon Verizon


10 codenames that Amazon used to describe highly secretive projects, from 'Project D' to 'Vesta'

Amazon's Seattle headquarters. Reuters Amazon often uses code names to refer to its secretive projects. Names include "Veritas," "Project Golden," and the "Gazelle Project." Codenamed projects included the search for a second headquarters and early efforts to dominate book publishers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Project A Amazon The Kindle was referred to as Project A during the e-reader's development. The first version of the Kindle launched in 200...
Tags: Amazon, News, Cdc, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Retail, Vesta, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Duke, Wall Street Journal, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Veritas


A popular RV maker has unveiled a more than $400,000 tiny home in a 'box' built on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter - see inside the Asteroid of Happiness

The Asteroid of Happiness B Box RV. Advanced RV Advanced RV unveiled the Asteroid of Happiness, a camper van RV built on its "B Box" concept. Advanced RV has seen an increasing number of sales. See inside the tiny home on wheels, which can seat and sleep four people. See more stories on Insider's business page. Popular camper van maker Advanced RV has turned a 170-inch Mercedes-Benz Sprinter cab into a tiny home inside of a box on wheels named "Asteroid of Happiness." The Ast...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Youtube, Trends, Mercedes Benz, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Road Travel, Willy, Mercedes-benz Sprinter, Camper Van, Neundorfer, Brittany Chang, Advanced RV, Mike Neundorfer, Business Visual Features


I flew on a $65 million Gulfstream G650ER private jet and saw why it's a favorite of tech billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos

Flying on a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER. Thomas Pallini/Insider The Gulfstream G650ER is one of the largest purpose-built private jets currently in service. Billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos use the aircraft to traverse the globe in speed and luxury. Private airlines including Qatar Executive allow the wealthy to charter the aircraft instead of owning it outright. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos might be rival space cowboys bu...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Elon Musk, Texas, News, Air Travel, California, Planes, Trends, Qatar, Features, Thailand, Flying, Richard Branson, Aviation, Airlines


I ate at Nando's, the famed South African chain, for the first time and was unimpressed despite its appealing decor and heart-shaped chicken

Eating at Nando's in London, UK. Thomas Pallini/Insider Nando's is a chicken chain serving up South African-style cuisine and is known for its heart-shaped butterfly chicken. Peri-peri chicken is the chain's flagship dish with a tasty combination of spices. Hundreds of locations exist around the world but some are being closed due to a chicken shortage. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US has Kentucky Fried Chicken. And South Africa has Nando's. ...
Tags: Travel, UK, England, London, News, Washington, Restaurants, US, Trends, Features, Chicken, Ireland, South Africa, Retail, Dining, Eating Out


Southwest Airlines announces 8 new routes in its latest expansion as airlines ramp up focus on Austin - see the full list

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700. AaronP:Bauer Griffin/GC Images/Getty Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday, six of which focus on Austin, Texas. Austin, dubbed "Silicon Hills," has become increasingly popular for tech giants from California. Southwest will operate two new routes outside of Texas, including service from Colorado to Mexico. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday in its latest network...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Elon Musk, Texas, News, Colorado, Mexico, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Chicago, Austin, United States, Delta, Silicon Valley, Boeing


I tried Van Leeuwen's vegan ice cream for the first time and now I understand what all the hype is about

Van Leeuwen ice cream Philadelphia. Aleeya Mayo/ Insider I tried vegan ice cream at Van Leeuwen's newest location in Philadelphia. It was the best animal-free ice cream I've had in my 5 years of being vegan. The chain last year raised $18.7 million to expand its retail and wholesale business. See more stories on Insider's business page. Van Leeuwen, formerly a New York City staple for artisanal ice creams, is in the midst of a national expansion.The chain recently opened a new...
Tags: Enterprise, Life, New York City, Trends, Ice Cream, Retail, Philadelphia, Kraft, Rittenhouse Square, Van Leeuwen, Sansom, Fishtown, New York City Los Angeles, Vegan Food, Vegan Ice Cream, Aleeya Mayo


I tried Van Leeuwen for the first time and it's the best vegan ice cream I've ever had

Van Leeuwen ice cream Philadelphia. Aleeya Mayo/ Insider I tried vegan ice cream at Van Leeuwen's newest location in Philadelphia. It was the best animal-free ice cream I've had in my 5 years of being vegan. The chain last year raised $18.7 million to expand its retail and wholesale business. See more stories on Insider's business page. Van Leeuwen, formerly a New York City staple for artisanal ice creams, is in the midst of a national expansion.The chain recently opened a new...
Tags: Enterprise, Life, New York City, Trends, Ice Cream, Retail, Philadelphia, Kraft, Rittenhouse Square, Van Leeuwen, Sansom, Fishtown, New York City Los Angeles, Vegan Food, Vegan Ice Cream, Aleeya Mayo


American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, America, Trends, Spain, Chicago, Colombia, Flying, Canada


Alitalia is dying and being reborn as a new airline called ITA - see the full history of Italy's troubled flag carrier

An Alitalia Airbus A330 airplane is pictured at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome Reuters Government-owned Alitalia is ceasing operations on October 15 after failing to secure investors, marking the end of its 74-year era. The national carrier will be replaced by Italia Transporto Aereo, a brand new airline independent of Alitalia that will not be responsible for the old carrier's debt to the state. ITA plans to purchase 52 Alitalia aircraft, acquire its slots at Milan Linat...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, UK, New York, Milan, Air Travel, Life, Germany, Berlin, Planes, Trends, Bloomberg, European Union, Ukraine


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial is now underway. Here are some of the big players listed as potential witnesses in the case.

Elizabeth Holmes' highly anticipated fraud trial is underway, with opening statements due today. The list of possible witnesses for the Theranos founder's trial includes more than 200 people. Among them are Rupert Murdoch, Henry Kissinger, James Mattis, Riley Bechtel, and Holmes herself. See more stories on Insider's business page. In its heyday, Theranos' network of investors, board members, and other affiliates was a who's who of federal government officials, billionaire ...
Tags: Cdc, Stanford, US, Trends, Features, Trial, Wall Street Journal, David Boies, Stanford University, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Witnesses, State, Holmes, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Perry


These 10 states have the highest rates of adults reporting symptoms of anxiety and depression

DenisTangneyJr/Getty Images These 10 states have the greatest proportion of adults reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression. The ranking is based on the most recent available data from the Household Pulse Survey. Oklahoma leads the list, with 39.7% of adults there reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pandemic has affected the mental health of many of us, but new data shows where people may be feeling these effects the most. T...
Tags: News, Kentucky, West Virginia, Trends, Features, Depression, Anxiety, Arkansas, Tennessee, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Oklahoma Oklahoma City, Sarah Jackson, Business Visual Features


Americans rushed to Canada when it first open but crossing data shows the Great White North has lost its allure - and businesses on the border are most impacted

The US-Canada border in Derby Line, Vermont. Thomas Pallini/Insider Americans flocked across the US-Canada border after its reopening to vaccinated US tourists. Crossings have since dropped given strict requirements and the end of the summer travel season. Canadian businesses haven't been able to capitalize on the border reopening as leaders had hoped. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canadians expecting a tsunami of US visitors once the border reopened were disappoint...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, News, US, Trends, Flying, Canada, Biden, British Columbia, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Niagara Falls, Manitoba, Churchill Wild, Travelers


Americans rushed to Canada when it first opened but crossing data shows the Great White North has lost its allure - and businesses on the border are most impacted

The US-Canada border in Derby Line, Vermont. Thomas Pallini/Insider Americans flocked across the US-Canada border after its reopening to vaccinated US tourists. Crossings have since dropped given strict requirements and the end of the summer travel season. Canadian businesses haven't been able to capitalize on the border reopening as leaders had hoped. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canadians expecting a tsunami of US visitors once the border reopened were disappoint...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, News, US, Trends, Flying, Canada, Biden, British Columbia, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Niagara Falls, Manitoba, Churchill Wild, Travelers


US officials helped an American citizen and their family escape Afghanistan across an overland route

Afghanistan refugees walking at dawn. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty An American citizen and their family fleeing Afghanistan were helped across the border by the US, according to the Associated Press. The group fled the Taliban-controlled country via an "overland" route. Biden administration officials say "around 100" Americans remain in Afghanistan after the US pulled out troops. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration confirmed that it helped with...
Tags: Travel, Politics, Texas, News, Greece, China, Iraq, India, US, International, Trends, European Union, Turkey, Iran, Ap, Bbc


Take a look at AT&T's 'Flying COWs' - drones that returned cell service to Hurricane Ida-hit Louisiana

AT&T Flying COW AT&T AT&T's Flying COW, which stands for Cell-on-Wings, is a new technology aimed at providing wireless coverage during natural disasters and big events. The device is a cell site situated on a drone engineered to beam wireless LTE coverage across an area of up to 40 square miles. The weather-resistant drone can withstand extreme conditions, and its thermal imaging can help search and rescue teams find people in buildings, tree cover, and thick smoke. See more stories o...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Features, Wings, AT T, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, Ida, Tech Insider, Hurricane Maria, Mexico Beach Florida, Hurricane Ida, Business Visual Features, Flying COWS, Cell-on-Wheels, AT T network AT T Flying COW


Gulfstream just debuted its new $75 million ultra-long-range plane that's also the world's largest purpose-built private jet: Meet the G700

A first look at Gulfstream's new G700. Thomas Pallini/Insider Gulfstream's new G700 is on a world tour ahead of its certification and the industry is getting its first look at a flyable aircraft with a finished interior. The new Gulfstream flagship can fly up to 7,500 nautical miles and at speeds of up to Mach .925. Up to five living areas can exist in the aircraft with space for up to 19, as well as options for a full-size bed and shower. See more stories on Insider's busin...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Planes, Trends, Qatar, Features, Flying, Aviation, North America, Doha, Private Jets, Mach, Qatar Airways, Private Jet


These are the 28 US cities where managers are the most open to letting their employees keep working remotely after the pandemic

littlenySTOCK/Shutterstock Managers in these cities are the most open to long-term remote work post-COVID, a survey found. HR consulting firm Robert Half identified the 28 US cities with managers most receptive to the idea. In Boston, which led the pack, 45% of managers will let remote work continue once restrictions lift. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many companies are in the midst of hammering out their return-to-office plans but, after a year of working remotely, a ...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Washington, Boston, US, Careers, Trends, Remote Work, Indianapolis, Features, Chicago, Washington Dc, Managers, Denver, Robert Half, Nashville Tennessee


I spent a week with the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. These are my favorite features.

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. Tim Levin/Insider I spent a week living with and driving the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. The crossover is Ford's first mass-market electric vehicle. Ford packed it full of cool and useful features, like a waterproof frunk and a 360-degree camera. See more stories on Insider's business page. I spent a week with the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, Ford's first mass-market electric vehicle. Although my first EV road trip hit some snags, the Mach-E was overall a joy...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Fordpass, Ford Mustang Mach, Tech Insider, Ford Front, Hyundai Kona Electric, Ford Co, Mustang Mach-E, Tim Levin, Mustang Mach E Ford, Business Visual Features


Meet Gary Gensler, a former MIT blockchain professor who now leads the SEC and could finally regulate the volatile crypto space

Now-SEC chair Gary Gensler in 2011. Yuri Gripas/Reuters SEC chairman Gary Gensler comes from MIT, where he taught a cryptocurrency course. Now, his agency might be in charge of regulating the volatile and often murky crypto market. Gensler is a rarity in Washington: he understands the technology he's trying to rein in. See more stories on Insider's business page. Washington has historically been in short supply of lawmakers and enforcers who actually understand the technology they&...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Congress, Washington, Finance, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg, Economy, Mit, Bitcoin, Cftc, Crypto, SEC


I was worried about massive crowds and delays on my first trip to a national park, but here's why I already want to go back to Yosemite

Sarah Jackson/Insider I recently went to a national park for the first time on a short day trip. I expected there'd be long lines and huge crowds, as many national parks have seen this summer. I was pleasantly surprised by how my experience actually turned out, and I can't wait to go back. See more stories on Insider's business page. National parks have seen some huge spikes in visitation this summer as many Americans are itching to get outside after a year spent mostly indoor...
Tags: Travel, Yosemite, Trends, Features, National Parks, National Park Service, Adams, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Sarah Jackson, Gilbert Stanley Underwood, Experiential, Business Visual Features, Yosemite Sarah Jackson, Yosemite Falls Sarah Jackson Insider Visitors, Mariposa County Library Overall


We went to a Starbucks in the US and one in the UK to compare, and found they were nearly identical but the US loves the drive-thru

Starbucks. Scott Olson/Getty Images Starbucks has locations in dozens of countries around the world. We compared Starbucks stores in the US and UK to see how they might be different. The stores' designs and menus were very similar, but US customers seemed more into drive-thrus. See more stories on Insider's business page. I went to a typical suburban, standalone Starbucks in Henrietta, New York. Insider toured a US Starbucks location. Mary Meisenzahl/Insider There...
Tags: Coffee, Food, UK, Restaurants, US, Trends, Features, Fast Food, Retail, Starbucks, Leeds, Henrietta New York, US Starbucks, Mary Meisenzahl, Grace Dean Mary Meisenzahl, Jason Whitman NurPhoto


The top 20 airports in the world for 2021 according to expert reviewers

The Lamp Bear at Doha's Hamad International Airport REUTERS UK-based aviation ranking company Skytrax revealed its top 20 best airports for 2021. Asian and European airports dominated the list with Doha Hamad taking the number one spot. The highest-ranking airports in North America were Vancouver International Airport and Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport but both failed to make the top 20 list. See more stories on Insider's business page. Skytrax has revealed its ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, Japan, London, Sweden, Airports, Australia, France, China, Germany, Singapore, Americas, US, Trends