• Air Force says Space Command decision based on facts, not politics

    Air Force says Space Command decision based on facts, not politics0

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – When it was announced that the U.S. Space Command would likely be moved to the Redstone Arsenal, the Tennessee Valley claimed it as a victory. Then came the confusion behind the news – and the controversy. Some politicians and commentators alleged that it was the doing of now-former President Donald Trump to

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  • Israel Shuts Down Air Travel To Slow Virus Spread

    Israel Shuts Down Air Travel To Slow Virus Spread0

    Share Tweet Share Share Share Email Israel on Sunday (Jan. 24) ordered an end to all passenger flights to and from the country beginning Monday (Jan. 25), Israel time, and continuing through the end of the month, in a bid to slow the arrival of new mutations of COVID-19, according to a joint press release

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  • Chase, Air Canada and Mastercard Announce Partnership to Launch a Credit Card in

    Chase, Air Canada and Mastercard Announce Partnership to Launch a Credit Card in0

    WILMINGTON, Del. & MONTREAL & PURCHASE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Chase, the largest co-brand card issuer, and Air Canada, Canada’s largest airline and a Star Alliance founding member, announced a strategic partnership that will make Chase the exclusive issuer of the airline’s Aeroplan U.S. credit card. As a part of this partnership, Mastercard will become the exclusive

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  • Sweden rejects credit guarantee for struggling Norwegian Air

    Sweden rejects credit guarantee for struggling Norwegian Air0

    By Anna Ringstrom, Terje Solsvik STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s Debt Office has refused a state credit guarantee for Norwegian Air NORR.OL, it said on Tuesday, renewing liquidity concerns for the struggling airline amid the coronavirus crisis. Norwegian Air was already facing financial difficulties before the pandemic hit and Sweden has stipulated its credit guarantees, under

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  • Exposure to air pollution in South Asia linked to pregnancy loss, study finds

    Exposure to air pollution in South Asia linked to pregnancy loss, study finds0

    Researchers found that an estimated 349,681 pregnancy losses each year across India, Bangladesh and Pakistan were associated with bad air quality. Published in the Lancet Planetary Health journal on Wednesday, the study suggests that if these countries met India’s air quality standard, it could have prevented 7% of the annual pregnancy losses. Dirty air has

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  • Syria says Israel strikes again, several missiles downed by air defences: state TV

    Syria says Israel strikes again, several missiles downed by air defences: state TV0

    CAIRO/AMMAN (Reuters) – Israel struck targets in southern Syria on Wednesday in the third such attack in nearly 10 days, state TV reported as military defectors said the missiles targeted Iranian revolutionary guard bases. A military spokesman said missiles flying over the Golan Heights targeted several locations and air defences downed several missiles. Live coverage

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