Qatar Airways weighs LATAM stake raise after Delta’s investment

Daily Newsletter | October 17, 2019
It was a gruesome accident that shocked the nation. One year and half later since the fatal Southwest Airlines flight 1380, investigators are set to present their findings to the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in a meeting to be held in November 2019. The board is expected to determine the probable cause of the April 2018 accident that led to the death of a passenger who was partially sucked out of the window.
Following an initial shock of the Delta Air Lines stake purchase in LATAM, one conflicting party has shed some light on the ordeal. Qatar Airways, while complimenting the maneuver from Delta, is also considering increasing its 10% stake in the Chilean airline:
A SpiceJet Boeing 737 carrying out flight SG21 from New Delhi (DEL) to Kabul (KBL) was intercepted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets when it entered the country’s airspace.
France and Germany signed an arms export agreement regarding weapons developed conjointly, a necessary step for the development of the Future Air Combat System (FCAS) by Dassault and Airbus.
Two low-cost carriers have penned a tentative deal to start a partnership in 2020. However, just a year after the partnership will kick in, both Norwegian and JetBlue will be competing against one another in the trans-Atlantic market.
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