French train maker Alstom reported a rise in third-quarter sales on Thursday, bolstered by contract wins in Europe and stronger market clout as it integrates the rail unit it bought from Bombardier last year. The Paris-based firm reported sales of 3.92 billion euros ($4.45 billion), compared with the 3.71 billionContinue Reading

Starbucks (SBUX.O), which has seen sales slow in China due to COVID-19’s fallout, is attempting to widen its reach in its second-biggest market globally by distributing its coffees through the country’s dominant food delivery firm, Meituan. The U.S. coffee chain said on Tuesday it has entered into a partnership with Meituan (3690.HK) thatContinue Reading

Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing in the French Open as things stand now after the Sports Ministry said on Monday there would be no exemption from France’s new vaccine pass law. World number one Djokovic, who has not been vaccinated against COVID-19, was deported from Australia on SundayContinue Reading

Dubai to open for tourists from 7 July, Emirates launches destination Dubai ad New protocols to open travel for UAE citizens, residents and international visitors, with clear measures to protect the health and safety of communities Emirates resumes Airbus A380 flights to Paris and London on 15 July Emirates welcomesContinue Reading

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is rolling out additional health and safety measures to protect the wellbeing of passengers and staff at the terminal, said a report citing an announcement from Bahrain Airport Company (BAC). The CAA guidelines are in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO latest guidelines forContinue Reading

Even the ultra-wealthy can get skittish about dropping $50 million on a boat, so superyacht salesmen like Thom Conboy are having to do more hand-holding these days. A checklist of global challenges — including the U.S. trade war with China, a messy Brexit and Germany teetering on recession — hasContinue Reading

Qatar Airways, JAL among suitors for Malaysia Airlines Three international carriers have put in bids to buy a strategic stake in the ailing Malaysian carrier, Malaysia Airlines, according to a report published on Saturday by business weekly The Edge Malaysia. Malaysia’s government said on Tuesday that sovereign fund Khazanah NasionalContinue Reading