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Lack of power and water are only two of the problems many in Puerto Rico still face a month after Hurricane Maria trashed the island. Getting supplies in is not easy but there are some ways to help with direct support of the area. Operation Puerto Rico Care-Lift is one and Seth is directly involved, running the logistics of the operation for a few weeks. Can you help out, too?
- The Bombardier CSeries takes another 80% tariff. What’s next?
- An Air France 380 made an emergency landing in Canada after losing an engine. That was inconvenient for a few hundred passengers. The logistics of getting it back to Paris are interesting, too.
- Airbus is losing customers for its A330neo line, right as the aircraft is scheduled for its first flight.
- Turkey no longer wants Americans to visit. So much so that it will not issue visas anymore. Why? Well, turnabout is fair play, as they say.
- Alaska Airlines is now trialing a preorder service for first class meals. Is it really so easy and why don’t more airlines do it? Because passengers mostly love it.
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