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Miniature models of Boeing commercial airplanes displayed at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore on February 20, 2024.  Roslan Rahman | Afp | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Boeing touted its 737 Max aircraft as “the safest airplane” and said China’s latest domestic jetliner Comac C919 is similar to offerings by Airbus and Boeing that are already
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Outbound passengers queue up to check in at Yantai Penglai International Airport on February 9, 2023 in Yantai, Shandong Province of China.  Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images Asia-Pacific’s travel sector is seeing strong growth, with demand for flights set to match pre-pandemic levels this year — thanks to Chinese tourists. The region’s
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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – JANUARY 24: American Airlines workers picket at O’Hare International Airport on January 24, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. The workers, mostly flight attendants with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), were picketing to demand better working conditions as their contract negotiations continue. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Scott Olson | Getty Images
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In this article JBLU Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT A JetBlue Airways plane prepares to depart New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Leslie Josephs/CNBC In the 24 years since JetBlue Airways‘ first flight, the New York-based airline has pushed the envelope for a carrier of its size. Now, with some veteran executive hires and cost-cutting, it’s trying to
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In this article DAL Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Delta’s new Sky Club airport lounge at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Leslie Josephs/CNBC Delta Air Lines‘ popular airport lounges are getting a more exclusive tier, in the airline’s latest push to cater to high-spending travelers. The first “premium” lounge is scheduled to
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In this article HA Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT A Hawaiian Airlines A321 aircraft with Starlink WiFi installed. Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines is rolling out complimentary Wi-Fi via SpaceX’s Starlink on board commercial flights this week, the companies told CNBC, the first major U.S. airline to offer the satellite-based service. “SpaceX has really cracked
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The kingdom of Bhutan is planning a “mindfulness city” that, if built, will cover some 2.5% of the country — an area larger than Singapore. Plans show the 1,000-square-kilometer city will be built near the town of Gelephu, along Bhutan’s southern border with India. “Gelephu Mindfulness City,” as it’s called in the project’s masterplan, will
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