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Boeing CEO Calhoun took home $5 million last year, compensation package hit by Max crisis

Outgoing Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun’s pay fell to $5 million last year from $7 million in 2022 after forgoing a bonus, and his compensation package is taking a hit from the prolonged safety crisis surrounding the company’s best-selling jetliner, the 737 Max. Calhoun last month said he would step down by the end of the

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India's Vistara cuts flights as pilots' protest over salary revision leads to cancelations, delays

India’s Vistara airline has cut flights following cancelations and delays all week as pilots have been on a strike of sorts over salary revisions.  Pilots have called in sick to protest the terms of their new contract that will come into effect following the carrier’s upcoming merger with Air India, causing the airline to cancel

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Richard Branson’s cruise line launches month-long cruise for remote workers

Virgin Voyages is targeting a new type of traveler: remote workers. In March, the Miami-based cruise line owned by Sir Richard Branson introduced a month-long cruise called the “Scarlet Summer Season Pass.” It’s essentially four week-long cruises packaged together to appeal to remote workers who want to spend a month at sea in southern Europe.

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Luxury travel prices are high because 'the demand is there'

ShareShare Article via FacebookShare Article via TwitterShare Article via LinkedInShare Article via Email Luxury travel prices are increasing because wealthy travelers are willing to pay the rates. ‘Money is almost no object for some of these guests,’ said Henry Harteveldt, president of the travel market research company, Atmosphere Research Group. 01:36 Mon, Apr 1 20242:37

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United asks pilots to take unpaid time off, citing Boeing's delayed aircraft

United Airlines is asking pilots to take unpaid time off next month, citing late-arriving aircraft from Boeing, according to a note sent to pilots. It’s another example of how Boeing’s customers say the manufacturer’s production problems and safety crisis are impacting their growth plans. The offer comes after United and other airlines in recent years

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Italy's new 'Orient Express' isn't running yet — but rates are already soaring

Reservations for Italy’s new “La Dolce Vita Orient Express” train open Tuesday. Luxury train enthusiasts may want to lock in the current rate now — before it climbs any higher. Starting rates for a one-night journey on the luxury train increased from 2,000 euros ($2,168) per person in December 2022 to 2,500 euros per person

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A new Japanese restaurant tops 'Asia's 50 Best Restaurants' list

Tokyo’s Sézanne is the newly crowned winner of “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024” list. The two Michelin-starred neo-classical French restaurant, located on the 7th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, climbed from No. 2 on the 2023 list to secure the top spot. Japan had nine restaurants make this year’s list, as

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