Airline Industry Notion
Winging It: Inside Amazon's Quest to Seize the Skies
In a bid to keep its two-day delivery promise, the fast-moving tech giant entered the risk-averse air cargo business-with some bumps along the way. Christmas was rapidly approaching, and Amazon was facing a crisis. In the waning shopping days of 2014, the retailer was preparing to promote its deal of the day: the Amazon Kindle, delivered just in time for Christmas.
American Airlines places order for 20 supersonic jets from Boom Supersonic
American Airlines announced Tuesday that it has placed an order for up to 20 supersonic aircraft from Boom Supersonic, with an option for an additional 40 jets. American is the second major airline to bet on the return of ultra-fast air travel in just two years.