PopMuse: Automotive and Transport Sectors http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Frequent flyer: stories from the refund battle https://www.ft.com/content/a6a620d2-a10a-11ea-b65d-489c67b0d85d https://www.ft.com/content/a6a620d2-a10a-11ea-b65d-489c67b0d85d Mon, 01 Jun 2020 04:00:25 UTC Transport And the award for how not to handle readers’ refund requests goes to . . . http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ UK airports face multimillion-pound business rates bills https://www.ft.com/content/010d4115-47de-4e35-92c1-6c67cee9af37 https://www.ft.com/content/010d4115-47de-4e35-92c1-6c67cee9af37 Mon, 01 Jun 2020 03:00:37 UTC Transport Heathrow and Gatwick to seek relief after income and passenger numbers plummet http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Emirates cuts jobs as coronavirus hammers aviation https://www.ft.com/content/307605c6-9e58-403b-b094-1cb946877358 https://www.ft.com/content/307605c6-9e58-403b-b094-1cb946877358 Sun, 31 May 2020 20:20:38 UTC Transport Airline employs about 60,000 people but did not identify total number of redundancies http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Bezos invests in UK digital logistics start-up Beacon https://www.ft.com/content/1ee07f6f-4f91-462c-93ee-2096731591ff https://www.ft.com/content/1ee07f6f-4f91-462c-93ee-2096731591ff Sun, 31 May 2020 14:49:18 UTC Transport Company founded by former Uber executives is already backed by Eric Schmidt http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Benetton family group in talks over sale of stake in Autostrade https://www.ft.com/content/15ae0e2f-c98f-493f-ad99-b384b3c7a399 https://www.ft.com/content/15ae0e2f-c98f-493f-ad99-b384b3c7a399 Sat, 30 May 2020 10:00:38 UTC Transport Atlantia launches ‘data room’ to share information on crisis-hit toll road arm http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ EU denies creating ‘extra hurdles’ for Lufthansa bailout https://www.ft.com/content/845d64be-1492-425e-9acf-97e0ad880f7e https://www.ft.com/content/845d64be-1492-425e-9acf-97e0ad880f7e Fri, 29 May 2020 15:25:51 UTC Transport Vestager says states’ rescues could be seen to strengthen a company and distort market http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ UPS: delivery drop-off https://www.ft.com/content/c5fdc8ea-ff3c-465b-9530-7b05d60f7a14 https://www.ft.com/content/c5fdc8ea-ff3c-465b-9530-7b05d60f7a14 Fri, 29 May 2020 10:55:14 UTC Transport Upping prices carries risks for shipping company as deluge of residential packages hits income http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Covid-19 puts Polish logistics and transport groups to the test https://www.ft.com/content/b886149c-9390-11ea-899a-f62a20d54625 https://www.ft.com/content/b886149c-9390-11ea-899a-f62a20d54625 Fri, 29 May 2020 03:30:29 UTC Transport Virus crisis disrupts business models of big national economic success stories http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Rolls-Royce downgraded to junk by S&P https://www.ft.com/content/b01b6a93-1b87-4c73-8fa2-33100ca67a4b https://www.ft.com/content/b01b6a93-1b87-4c73-8fa2-33100ca67a4b Thu, 28 May 2020 22:04:44 UTC Transport Aero-engine company loses investment-grade rating after 20 years as industry confronts effects of coronavirus http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Travel sector’s sunny turn doesn’t mean there are no dark days ahead https://www.ft.com/content/b999ff3b-02e7-4b6d-a766-ac50dfce99c1 https://www.ft.com/content/b999ff3b-02e7-4b6d-a766-ac50dfce99c1 Thu, 28 May 2020 16:44:56 UTC Transport Outlook improves for sector; wheel of fortune spins for bus operators; Boohoo’s bargain http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/