Energy & Green Tech

Bill Gates raises over $1 bn for clean energy

Bill Gates's nonprofit group Breakthrough Energy announced Monday that it has raised more than $1 billion from seven major companies, including ArcelorMittal and General Motors, to fund clean energy development.

Business

Boeing to reduce 787 production after identifying new jet issue

Boeing is cutting production on the 787 Dreamliner after identifying a new problem with the plane, the company announced Tuesday in the latest in a series of setbacks as the aviation giant struggles to fully recover from ...

Business

United Airlines sees a supersonic future

United Airlines aims to bring back supersonic travel before the decade is over with a plane that is currently just an artist's drawing—even the prototype hasn't flown yet.

Security

Airline IT provider hacked, frequent flyer data breached

The hack of a company that manages ticket-processing and frequent-flier data for major global airlines—including Star Alliance and OneWorld members—has compromised the personal data of an unspecified number of travelers.

Business

Boeing sees more cancelled orders as MAX nears return

Boeing said Tuesday it was hit with another 12 cancelled orders for the 737 MAX, as the flagship aircraft is close to returning to the skies after being grounded since March 2019 following two deadly crashes.

Business

Layoffs loom for beleaguered US airline industry

Workers from the beleaguered US airline industry were making a last-ditch public appeal this week to coax more money from Capitol Hill power brokers to save their jobs.

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