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World / Politics Apr 10, 2019

In a first, French MPs trigger referendum on privatizing Paris airports

French opposition MPs and senators claimed a victory for democracy Wednesday after using a little-known constitutional article to try to trigger a referendum on the government's controversial plans to privatize Paris' airports. In a rare display of non-partisanship, lawmakers straddling the spectrum from the far ...

Asia's travel boom is in trouble as pilot shortage worsens

Business / Corporate Feb 27, 2019

Asia's travel boom is in trouble as pilot shortage worsens

An unprecedented travel boom in Asia has spawned new budget carriers and millions of first-time fliers, but a shortage of pilots is threatening to choke demand. Vietnam's Bamboo Airways Co., which launched this year, was the region's latest low-cost carrier to start services and more ...