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Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a press conference after the annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum on April 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Boeing announced earnings fell 21 percent in the first quarter after multiple crashes of the company’s bestselling plane the 737 Max. (Photo by Jim Young-Pool/Getty Images) Jim Young |
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Kevin Lamarque | Reuters American Airlines is shuffling some of its top executives after a key departure and struggles with its operations that led to hundreds of flight cancellations and long delays over the past few months. Kerry Philipovitch, senior vice president of customer experience, handling areas from reservations, customer service, baggage and premium service,
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Alibaba is well known for its e-commerce platforms, but the Chinese tech giant has branched into fintech, film, new retail and now, hospitality. I recently stayed at Alibaba’s futuristic FlyZoo hotel, which is adjacent to its headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Here, there are no keycards and everything is cashless. It features facial recognition doors, robotic
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A UPS autonomous drone carries medical supplies. UPS United Parcel Service received federal approval to operate a fleet of drones to deliver packages, the shipping giant said Tuesday. The company plans to use the approval — the first that the FAA has granted to a company to operate a fleet of drones as an airline
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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies capsule. Source: Hyperloop TT Think of how well-traveled and eco-responsible you would be if you could economically zip between cities at speeds exceeding 700 miles per hour in a comfortable, carbon-neutral way. Without going to the airport. That’s the promise of hyperloop. The ground transportation technology envisions moving people (and, no doubt,
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