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COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Cancellations continue to outpace new orders : Boeing

Cancellations continue to outpace new orders : Boeing

Boeing said Tuesday it again suffered more cancellations than new orders for aircraft in January as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on airlines. The aerospace giant said it delivered 26 planes to its customers, mainly of the 737 MAX, after commercial flights of the aircraft resumed following the 20-month grounding in the wake of […]

Global COVID-19 poverty cases exceed predicted

Global COVID-19 poverty cases exceed predicted

The COVID-19 pandemic could push as many as 124 million people around the world into extreme poverty, up from about 115 million earlier predicted, a new report indicates. While the World Bank in October 2020 predicted that the pandemic could push between 88 and 115 million people around the globe into extreme poverty, the latest […]

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