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Qatar Airways joins Gulf carriers off US laptop ban list

July 6, 2017

Doha, Qatar — Qatar Airways joined two other major long-haul Gulf carriers on Thursday in getting off a U.S. ban on laptops and large electronics in airplane cabins, despite facing logistical challenges amid the country’s diplomatic dispute with several Arab nations. Doha-based Qatar Airways, [...]

US rolls out travel ban, but who will be hit?

June 29, 2017

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries will come into force late Thursday, as controversy swirls over who qualifies for an exemption based on family ties.Delayed by five months of legal challenges before the Supreme Court [...]

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

June 21, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO of Uber, the ride-hailing company he helped found. Kalanick stepped down late on Monday Pacific time, after receiving a letter from some of the largest investors in the company. The letter, titled “Moving Uber Forward,” asked that [...]