Articles tagged “president trump”

U.S. Wants Money Back After California Mostly Scraps High-Speed Rail Plan

U.S. Wants Money Back After California Mostly Scraps High-Speed Rail Plan

Ryan Beene, Bloomberg

California's high-speed rail plan did not go as expected, and there will be no high-speed train between San Francisco and Los Angeles. But what's done is done. It's hard to believe the federal government can recoup money it already spent on the project.

2 days ago

U.S. Airline Executives Sound Alarm Over Shutdown Impact

U.S. Airline Executives Sound Alarm Over Shutdown Impact

Justin Bachman, Mary Schlangenstein and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Remarkably, the U.S. commercial aviation system has kept humming despite the government shutdown. Yes, there have been some long security lines, but it could get much worse. Airline executives know that, so they're taking a stand. This is an industry that relies on the government to keep it running safely and efficiently.

4 weeks ago

Here’s How the U.S. Government Shutdown Is Hurting Aviation

Here’s How the U.S. Government Shutdown Is Hurting Aviation

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

U.S. airlines take safety seriously, and their aircraft will remain safe whether or not FAA inspectors are working. But the aviation industry would operate much more efficiently if the government got back to work.

1 month ago

Boeing Shrugs Off Trade Tensions With Opening of New China Plant

Boeing Shrugs Off Trade Tensions With Opening of New China Plant

Bloomberg

The opening of Boeing's new China plant comes at a crucial time for the company. Not only is it battling with rival Airbus in the country but it must also keep an eye on relations between Beijing and Washington.

2 months ago

Democrats to Target Trump’s Hotels Business as Part of Wider Investigation

Democrats to Target Trump’s Hotels Business as Part of Wider Investigation

Shahien Nasiripour, Bloomberg

Come the new year, we'll likely learn a lot more about President Trump's business empire, including his tourism assets.

3 months ago

U.S. Tourism Numbers Are About More Than Just President Trump

U.S. Tourism Numbers Are About More Than Just President Trump

Justin Fox, Bloomberg

The story is always a little more complex than the headlines suggest, although it probably doesn't do the United States much good having a President who offends and insults millions of people.

3 months ago

Ian Schrager on How Hotels Get Technology Wrong

Ian Schrager on How Hotels Get Technology Wrong

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The hospitality industry shouldn't forget its humanity, while continuing to innovate - just in a sensible and appropriate way. Strong message.

5 months ago

Trump Must Contend With Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

Trump Must Contend With Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

Unlike his popularity, Trump's legal woes continue to grow.

7 months ago

Boeing and Other U.S. Aerospace Firms May Lose Under Latest Trump Tariffs

Boeing and Other U.S. Aerospace Firms May Lose Under Latest Trump Tariffs

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

With its new tariffs on Chinese-made jetliners, maybe the Trump administration is thinking long-term, calculating that someday Chinese jets will challenge Boeing. But for today, it's silly. China likely will retaliate short-term, and that's not great news for U.S. manufacturers. Chinese airlines buy a lot of Boeing jets.

8 months ago

Trump’s Name May Be Losing Its Luster at His Hotels

Trump’s Name May Be Losing Its Luster at His Hotels

Patrick Clark and Shahien Nasiripour, Skift

Given his previous business failures and questionable taste, it seems amazing that Trump has been able to trade so heavily on his name, especially in the hotel sector. But with his approval ratings at record lows, property developers are apparently starting to look elsewhere.

10 months ago

Trump Fails to Get Lawsuit Dismissed About Improper Profits From His D.C. Hotel

Trump Fails to Get Lawsuit Dismissed About Improper Profits From His D.C. Hotel

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

We can't all be winners, President Trump. And we can't have any elected officials in office who are profiting from their outside businesses in allegedly unethical ways.

11 months ago

Can Trump Really Appoint His Personal Pilot as FAA Administrator?

Can Trump Really Appoint His Personal Pilot as FAA Administrator?

Ryan Beene, Alan Levin and Ari Natter, Bloomberg

Trump's idea to get his personal pilot to head the Federal Aviation Administration is probably not a good idea. There's not much more to say.

12 months ago