AirAsia X says signed conditional agreement with Airbus

KUALA LUMPUR (July 20): AirAsia X Bhd said today the budget airline had yesterday signed a conditional amendment agreement to the A330-300 purchase agreement dated June 14, 2007 with Airbus S.A.S. The conditional amendment agreement is for AirAsia X’s planned purchase of 34 additional aircraft. AirAsia X told Bursa Malaysia today that AirAsia X is…

Young South Koreans warming to Japan: Survey

Feelings toward Japan are slightly enhanced among South Koreans, apparently due to an increase in the variety of South Koreans traveling to Japan or wishing to work there, inning accordance with a joint study performed by The Yomiuri Shimbun and Hankook Ilbo daily.At the end of last month, a job fair for South Korean university…

Boris validates London\’s total surveillance system, but neglects something really essential

In a dripped taped speech at a private dinner for Conservative activists on Wednesday 6 June, Britain\’s foreign secretary and previous mayor of London let rip about Cubic Corporation, the business that established and< a href=http://www.railtechnologymagazine.com/Rail-News/tfl-hands-cubic-a-new-660m-oyster-contract target=_ blank rel= noopener > handles the Oyster card assistance for command, control, interactions, computers, intelligence, monitoring, and reconnaissance.Contracts…

Major Korean Logistics Firm Lotte Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

South Korea\’s Lotte Global Logistics, a significant Seoul-headquartered logistics and shipping firm, has actually joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), FreightWaves reported Monday, July 9. The BiTA trade association was formed in 2017 to popularize and develop applications in the transport and logistics markets, in addition to establish market standards for adoption of the…

One automobile maker is investing particularly aggressively in ride-hailing

Toyota, the 80-year-old Japanese car maker, is betting big on the future of transportation—and staring to resemble another Japanese company that has spent heavily on stakes in rival ride-hailing firms. Toyota has invested in $1 billion in Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab, the Southeast Asian firm announced today (June 13), calling it the largest investment yet…