International airlines launch battle plans to deal with summer of travel chaos

Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are stored on employee parking lots near Boeing Field, on June 27, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images The aviation industry has been in disarray since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, a perfect storm of strikes and staff shortages is forcing airlines to shore up their … Read more

Rolls-Royce and easyJet to test hydrogen combustion engine tech

easyJet aircraft photographed at Southend Airport in July 2020. There is excitement in some quarters about hydrogen planes and their potential. John Keeble | Getty Images News | Getty Images Aerospace giant Rolls-Royce said Tuesday it was pairing up with airline easyJet to develop and test hydrogen combustion engine technology for aircraft. In a statement, … Read more

London flights suspended after runway damaged during heat wave

Ryanair planes are seen at Luton Airport as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world London, Britain, March 17, 2020. Peter Cziborra | Reuters Extreme heat in the UK on Monday caused runway damage and disrupted military and civilian flying, airport officials said. A heat wave has engulfed much of Western Europe, with … Read more

EU airlines face strikes, struggle to find workers post-covid summer travel

Some airlines and airports are struggling with the post-covid demand for travel. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON – Delays, cancellations and strikes. It’s been a messy time for many European tourist hotspots as airlines and airports struggle to cope with pent-up travel demand after Covid-19 lockdowns. Thousands of flights have been … Read more

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain announce 12 new days of strikes in July

A Ryanair aircraft, which was carrying Belarusian opposition blogger and activist Roman Protasevich and diverted to Belarus, where authorities detained him, lands at Vilnius Airport in Vilnius, Lithuania May 23, 2021. Andrius Sytas | Reuters Spain-based cabin crew at Ryanair plan to strike for 12 days this month to demand better working conditions, the USO … Read more

Stay defensive with these global stocks amid market volatility, analysts say

HSBC, Credit Suisse and UBS name their top defensive stock picks.

Credit Suisse: Here are 16 stocks with upside 'looming' this year

Credit Suisse picked stocks from across the United States, Europe and Asia that it predicts will take off thanks to particular "inflection points" in 2022.