Factbox: Fleet of over 100 jets operated by troubled Thomas Cook

Factbox: Fleet of over 100 jets operated by troubled Thomas Cook

(Reuters) – The fate of over 100 passenger jets and contracts with almost 40 leasing companies are tied up in last-minute talks to prevent a collapse of British travel group Thomas Cook (TCG.L). The group operates a fleet of 85 Airbus jets and 31 Boeing jets, or a total of 116 aircraft based across Europe,…

Key dates in the history of tour company Thomas Cook

Key dates in the history of tour company Thomas Cook

(Reuters) – The bosses of Thomas Cook (TCG.L), the world’s oldest travel company, were meeting lenders and creditors in London on Sunday to seek a last-ditch deal to save the company. FILE PHOTO: The Thomas Cook logo is seen in this illustration photo January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File PhotoThomas Cook needs to find another 200…

Thomas Cook customers say hotel in Tunisia stopped them leaving

Thomas Cook customers say hotel in Tunisia stopped them leaving

FILE PHOTO: The beach in Hammamet, Tunisia, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Ammar Awad/File PhotoTUNIS (Reuters) – British tourists in Tunisia said their hotel stopped them leaving for several hours on Saturday night over concerns about payment by their holiday operator Thomas Cook, though the Tunisian government said the incident was a misunderstanding. Gary Seale, a guest…

U.S. Democrat Schiff says Trump’s Ukraine call could justify impeachment

U.S. Democrat Schiff says Trump’s Ukraine call could justify impeachment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If an investigation shows that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, then impeachment would be the only option, U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday. Trump and his allies, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on Sunday defended the president’s…

Israel’s Arab party support pushes Gantz ahead of Netanyahu

Israel’s Arab party support pushes Gantz ahead of Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Arab-dominated Joint List party moved on Sunday to back the center-left bloc of Benny Gantz, who is challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing alliance, to form a new government. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin speaks as he meet members of the Likud Party as he began talks with political parties over who…

Key Economic Indicators Due This Week a Gauge of Consumer Strength

Key Economic Indicators Due This Week a Gauge of Consumer Strength

The stock market is on the brink of setting new records and the consumer, which has been propping up the U.S. economy, has the power to make or break that momentum. A couple of key economic indicators that are set to be released this week happen to be a gauge on the strength of the…

Apple’s Big Blunder Is Crippling the iPhone 11 in China

Apple’s Big Blunder Is Crippling the iPhone 11 in China

Apple’s struggles in China are no secret. Cupertino has been grappling with declining sales in this key smartphone market, where retailers have been forced to offer deep discounts in a bid to move their stocks. So Tim Cook and company decided to reduce the price of the entry-level iPhone 11 to $699 in a bid…

Boycotts Don’t Make A Dent In Explosive Chick-fil-A Sales

Boycotts Don’t Make A Dent In Explosive Chick-fil-A Sales

A funny thing happened on the way to Chick-fil-A. I had never eaten at the restaurant before, and when I got there, I found a line of cars waiting in the drive-through and an even longer line of customers on the inside. Dying to try their famous chicken sandwich, I abandoned my vehicle and ordered…

Prominent Investor Sees Big Breakout For S&P, Says Bears Lost Control

Prominent Investor Sees Big Breakout For S&P, Says Bears Lost Control

Amidst a slight pullback in the U.S. stock market, Ed Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, said that the S&P 500 is expected to see a big breakout heading into 2020, predicting an increase to 3,500 points. The S&P 500 slightly dipped on Friday as the U.S. stock market experienced a swift sell-off. | Chart: Yahoo…

Fortnite Leaders Dominate Day 1 of Champion Series Finals

Fortnite Leaders Dominate Day 1 of Champion Series Finals

The highly anticipated finals of the Fortnite Champion Series are in full swing, bringing together battle royale hopefuls from across the world who’ve toiled away for five consecutive weeks to secure a spot among each regions’ best players. On day one, the competition produced some high tier matches, brilliantly contested wins, dominance from Fortnite’s biggest…