فبراير 2018 – اخبار مجنونة

Chrissy Teigen jokingly flew with an ’emotional support casserole’ and made a point about how bizarre the debate over support animals on planes has become (AAL)

Chrissy Teigen brought an "emotional support casserole" on an American Airlines flight on Saturday. Teigen documented herself cooking the casserole, asking American and TSA if she could bring it on her flight, and carrying it through airport security. Teigen has written a cookbook, Cravings, and is working on its sequel. Airline carry-on rules can be […]

Georgia’s lieutenant governor threatens to retaliate against Delta unless it reverses its decision on the NRA

Georgia's lieutenant governor, Casey Cagle, said he would not support a bill that would give Delta a massive tax break unless the airline reversed its decision on Saturday to end its partnership with the National Rifle Association. Delta had faced pressure from gun-control advocates following the mass shooting earlier this month in Parkland, Florida. The […]

One of the best incentives to buy a Tesla may start to disappear this year (TSLA)

In an SEC report filed on Friday, Tesla said it expects to deliver its 200,000th vehicle in the US this year, which means the federal government could start phasing out a tax credit the company's customers receive as soon as this year. The federal government gives people who buy electric vehicles a tax credit between […]

Uber is pushing forward with its flying car plans and will host a Los Angeles event with demonstrations in May

Uber is hosting an aviation conference, Elevate Summit, in May 2018. The ride-hailing company wants to run a "flying car" trial in three cities by 2020. Its long-term vision is urban aircraft you book with the tap of an app. Uber is still committed to its dream of flying cars. In May, the ride-hailing company […]

THE CROWDSOURCED DELIVERY REPORT: How crowdsourcing is helping to improve the troublesome last mile of e-commerce delivery

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. As the steady rise of e-commerce pushes logistics companies and their retail partners to deliver more parcels, faster, speedy delivery is becoming a major competitive advantage. And no company has capitalized […]

This airline has $99 tickets for flights from the US to Europe — but there’s a major catch

Iceland's WOW Air is offering 800 heavily discounted tickets from New York to Europe. The tickets range from $99 to $149 for flights from Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport. Destinations include London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Reykjavik, Iceland. Iceland's WOW Air is offering a limited number of heavily discounted tickets […]

Trump strikes $3.9 billion deal for two presidential Boeing 747s — here’s a look back at the incredible history of Air Force One (BA)

The White House and Boeing have agreed to an informal deal for two Boeing 747-8I airliners. The $3.9 billion dollar deal will see the two aircraft converted to the nation's new presidential transports. The planes will take on the call sign Air Force One when the President of the United States is on board. Boeing […]

Georgia Republicans are stuck in a philosophical crisis on taxes amid the battle between Delta and the NRA

Republicans in the Georgia Senate blocked a bill on Monday that would have given Delta Airlines a major tax break. The block stemmed from the airline's decision to end a partnership with the National Rifle Association. The decision has opened up a fault line in the state between Republicans attempting to prove conservative credentials by […]

Inside the world’s largest plane, which has a wingspan longer than a football field and will debut in 2019

The Stratolaunch is the world's largest aircraft. Its 385-foot wingspan is longer than a football field. The aircraft recently completed a runway test in anticipation of its debut flight, which is planned for 2019. The world's largest plane is so big, it needs two fuselages with separate cockpits. It's called the Stratolaunch, and it's designed […]