Daily Archives: June 5, 2018

News: IATA AGM 2018: Global governments urged to free blocked airline funds

Airline officials have called on governments to abide by international agreements and treaty obligations to enable airlines to repatriate revenues from ticket sales and other activities. According to IATA, the amount of airline funds blocked from repatriation totalled $ 4.9 billion at the end of 2017, which was down seven per cent compared to year-end 2016. However, airline funds remain ...

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Queen Letizia of Spain recycles sultry red suit at Belgium forum

Queen Letizia, 45, joined Queen Mathilde of Belgium earlier today. The pair were spotted in Belgium while attended the European Development Days 2018 forum in Brussels. This year, the forum focuses on gender equality and the empowerment of women across the world. Sexual and gender-based violence are just some of the optics being tackled, in light of the MeToo movement. ...

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News: IATA AGM 2018: New open borders strategy to spread benefits of free movement revealed

Governments have been urged to intensify efforts to spread the economic and social benefits of aviation by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders. “Over the next 20 years, the number of passengers will double. “That’s excellent news for the global economy, as air connectivity is a catalyst for job creation and GDP growth. “But we ...

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Kanye West's 'Ye' unintentionally illustrates the limits of alpha-male bravado

In “Wouldn’t Leave,” a twinkling, gospel-soul number, he refers to his comments on slavery, but not to apologize for them or attempt to explain such an absurd position; instead, he holds them up, Trump-style, as indication of a liberated mind uncowed by thought police. “Just imagine if they caught me on a wild day,” he raps. … ENTERTAINMENT – Los ...

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