The airlines is planning to start flights to nowhere for flyers who have been missing the experience of flying. The move is aimed at boosting revenues for the airline, which, according to a recent Reuters report, plans to cut 4,300 positions, or around 20 percent of its staff, as business takes a hit due to the coronavirus oitbreak. … [Read more...] about Singapore Airlines plans ‘no-destination’ flights to satisfy flyers’ itch: Report
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The issue is playing out at the Apex court, which has been hearing a plea against the credit shell practice. The Court had heard all the sides, including airlines, passengers and travel agents, on September 9. It has granted the stakeholders 10 days to reply on the government's affidavit that tickets booked during the first two lockdowns, and for travel during the period, should be fully refunded. … [Read more...] about Air tickets refund: Airlines are returning booking amount of flights cancelled during lockdown. But there’s a catch
According to a report by Space, several other private companies based in the USA are also trying to launch similar rockets. This includes Virgin Galactic. Its suborbital SpaceShipTwo has flown into space during test missions (at least, by the definition of the US military). Virgin Galactic also plans to fly customers and cargo aboard SpaceShipTwo in the coming years. … [Read more...] about China’s reusable spacecraft | How will it change space travel?
ECB officials have stressed that while they are taking action to help the economy, the key factor in the recovery will be getting the virus under control. And that has raised cause for worry. After some initial success in reversing large outbreaks in Spain, Italy and France, and after Germany’s success in containing a disastrous first wave, cases have started to rise again as people have returned from summer vacations and as some restrictions have been eased. … [Read more...] about European Central Bank’s stimulus train to keep on rolling
I don’t want to exaggerate Amazon’s delivery operation. The company still needs the Postal Service and other delivery partners. But without this DIY delivery operation, it would have been harder for Amazon to speed up delivery times and keep pace with people’s growing desire to shop from their sofas. … [Read more...] about Amazon’s biggest leap was boring