Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE The people behind MoviePass, the subscription-based ticket service, set out to revolutionize the film industry with a simple sales pitch. For just $10 a month, the company promised, you could see one movie a day in a theater. Nearly a year after MoviePass introduced that bargain price, the company is in a spiral from which it may not recover. It is running low on cash and could bleed at least $45 million this month alone, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and its parent company's stock has lost roughly 98 percent of its value this year. It remains to be seen whether MoviePass can stay afloat, but a new moviegoing revolution is already in progress. A handful of industry players, big and small alike, have rolled out their own subscription-style services in recent months, a trend that suggests MoviePass might have upended the … [Read more...] about MoviePass started a revolution. But it might not survive to see it through.
Accordingly, the daily round-trip flights between the two cities take four hours and 15 minutes. The departure time from Da Nang city is 0:15 and arrival time is 6:30 am (local time), while the return flight will take off at 7:30 am from Daegu and land in Ha Noi at 10:00 am (local time). In 2017, the carrier launched an international route between Da Nang city and Seoul to meet increasing travel demand between the two cities. Vietjet is continually opening new routes, adding more aircraft, investing in modern technology and offering more added-on products for the customers’ service. The tickets are available in all channels during the golden hours from 12:00 to 14:00 (GMT+7) on www.vietjetair.com (also compatible with smartphones at https://m.vietjetair.com) or www.facebook.com/vietjetvietnam (just click the “Booking” tab); Hotline 19001886, ticket offices and agents all throughout Viet Nam and other … [Read more...] about Vietjet opens Da Nang-Daegu route
Vietjet President and CEO, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, and President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Kevin McAllister sign an order contract worth US$12.7 billion for purchasing 100 B737 MAX aircraft The contract was inked by Vietjet President and CEO, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, and President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Kevin McAllister at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018, held in Farnborough, the UK, on July 18. Speaking at the event, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes said that the agreement for a repeat order from Vietjet validates the best-in-class capabilities of the 737 MAX family of airplanes, adding that Boeing takes another major step in growing its partnership with Vietjet, one that continues to contribute to the trade relationship between VietNam and the U.S. As part of the contract, Boeing … [Read more...] about Vietjet inks deal to purchase 100 B737 MAX aircraft
Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Devotees of Qanon — a far-right conspiracy theory about President Donald Trump’s secret war against Hillary Clinton, the so-called deep state and a fictitious global child sex cabal — are showing their devotion to the cause by buying merchandise, including T-shirts, hats, and jewelry, on Amazon.com. Shoppers are presented with over 1,000 results when they search Amazon for the term “Qanon,” a baseless and convoluted theory that mirrors 2016’s “pizzagate” conspiracy, which claimed Clinton was running a child sex trafficking ring out of a Washington pizza shop’s basement and led to a shooting at that restaurant by a pizzagate-believer in 2016. A variety of T-shirts and hats adorned with “Q” and white rabbits are available for purchase and free Amazon Prime shipping. Qanon followers can also buy coffee … [Read more...] about Like the fringe conspiracy theory Qanon? There’s plenty of merch for sale on Amazon
Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE DETROIT — Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year. The world's largest hotel company said Wednesday that the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. Bethesda, Maryland-based Marriott says the year-long timeframe will let hotels deplete their existing supplies and identify alternatives to plastic straws. Customers will be given alternatives upon request. Marriott is the latest big company to ditch plastic straws. Starbucks and American Airlines announced plans to eliminate plastic straws last week. Hilton Hotels and Hyatt Hotels Corp. have also said they plan to stop using plastic straws by the end of this year. The push to ban the straws gained traction after a viral video in 2015 showed rescuers removing a straw … [Read more...] about Marriott hotels plans to eliminate plastic straws by 2019