Demand for widebody aircraft is rising again as the Boeing 787 returns to service

The American planemaker delivered its first Dreamliner since May 2021, marking an important milestone for the manufacturer after production problems with its wide-body planes. Boeing is now battling through tight regulatory controls to deliver even more 787s as it clears a backlog of about 120 planes stored outside its factories. But analysts say there is … Read more

Looking to the sky as an investment strategy

Flight spotters fueled rumors this week that Ahold Delhaize is on the way to a takeover in the US. Big investors have been looking to the sky to predict trades for some time. A good strategy? On the computer screen, small airplane icons in different colors move across the map of Belgium. They track in … Read more

How comfort has disappeared from aviation

09 August 2022 Today at 22:00 Conditions in Europe’s airports confirm it once again this summer: flying has long since been stripped of the Peter Stuyvesant glamor it once had. “The transition phase has only become slower and more difficult.” Despite flying shame, Zoom conversations and Teams meetings, the traveler has re-boarded the plane in … Read more

How comfort has disappeared from aviation

09 August 2022 Today at 21:27 Conditions in Europe’s airports confirm it once again this summer: flying has long since been stripped of the Peter Stuyvesant glamor it once had. “The transition phase has only become slower and more difficult.” ‘The airports don’t complain: the longer people stay at the airport, the more money they … Read more

China continues military exercises around Taiwan

International•Aug 8 ’22 12:10Author: Bram van Eijndhoven The Chinese military continues military exercises around Taiwan. The Chinese were to carry out the exercises – which they started on Thursday in response to US politician Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan – on Sunday. Today they practice anti-submarine warfare and attacks at sea. Earlier, the Chinese army … Read more

Jean-Marc Nollet (Ecolo): ‘I really believe that Vivaldi can still surprise’

Recent months have been difficult for the federal government, admits Ecolo president Jean-Marc Nollet. ‘But I have high expectations: the coming year will be the most useful in the legislature.’ His priorities: fiscal reform and climate change. Jean-Marc Nollet (Ecolo) rarely gets involved in the cockfight between Paul Magnette (PS) and Georges-Louis Bouchez (MR), which … Read more

Long-term investment or hot air?

Van Eck Friday, August 5, 2022 07:35 This article previously appeared in the VanEck newsletter When we launched the VanEck Hydrogen Economy UCITS ETF almost 18 months ago in March 2021, our timing was far from perfect. In retrospect, we did it at a time when there was a lot of interest in tech companies … Read more

ESG scores are often a form of greenwashing

Investing your money green almost seems to become the standard among wealthy people. The so-called ESG funds have made amazing progress in recent years, which has meant that even the major investor BlackRock decided to go full ESG. ESG stands for Environmental, social and management. In other words: factors that play a role in investing … Read more