News notes from around the interweb:
- Warren Buffett bought the dip at Delta
- Taiwan, which has pretty much kicked coronavirus butt and has very few cases compared to its neighbors, is preparing subsidies for the aviation industry calling it the epidemic’s ‘biggest victim’.
- Etihad’s losses shrink to ‘only’ $870 million
- Changes to the Hilton premium credit card resort credit basically saying the credit is for cardholders who keep the card for a year or more, and who actually use the credit for real Hilton spending.
- Troubled UK domestic airline FlyBe was taken over last year with an intention to rebrand it as Virgin Connect. However it continued to struggle and was looking for a government bailout. In the midst of coronavirus drying up bookings it’s entering receivership. Really the only asset of value is airport slots.
- The American mechanic in Miami who tried to sabotage a plane has been sentenced
- As if Cathay Pacific didn’t have enough problems they’ve been hit with a £500,000 GDPR fine