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Boeing says air travel to return to pre-pandemic levels by 2024

Boeing says air travel to return to pre-pandemic levels by 2024


Washington – The plane maker Boeing says it expects that it will take another two and a half years for global aviation to return to pre-pandemic levels. Its vice president of commercial marketing, Darren Hulst, said: "The industry recovers to 2019...

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$10 ATM fee a mistake, says Republic

$10 ATM fee a mistake, says Republic


A bank says it has solved an issue that stunned some automatic teller machine (ATM) users on Friday. In a statement, Republic Bank’s manager, marketing and corporate communications, Sophia Allsopp, acknowledged that as some customers from other lo...

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U.S. judge orders Apple to ease App Store rules

U.S. judge orders Apple to ease App Store rules


OAKLAND, Calif. – A United States federal judge struck down some of the rules of Apple’s lucrative App Store on Friday, forcing the company to allow developers to send their users to other payment systems in a partial win for “Fortnite” creator Epic ...

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TMR appoints first CEO

TMR appoints first CEO


Paula Pitt is the Chief Executive Officer at TMR Sales & Service. Her appointment to the newly created role took effect on July 19, 2021, and as the female senior executive in the organisation, she will be tasked with driving “a new strategic ...

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British cruise company returning

British cruise company returning


British leisure company P&O Cruises is restarting service and Barbados will be one of the beneficiaries. The cruise company announced that it was celebrating its return to the Caribbean as it expanded international sailings this autumn. P&a...

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Massy United Insurance continues to excel

Massy United Insurance continues to excel


AM Best, one of the world’s leading rating agencies for insurance companies, has once again given its re-affirmation of the financial strength and stability of Massy United Insurance Ltd. This rating of A- (Excellent) with a stable outlook reflect...

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Massive payday for Apple CEO

Massive payday for Apple CEO


Apple chief executive Tim Cook has received more than five million shares in the technology giant, as he marks ten years in the job. A company filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) watchdog shows that he sold most of the shar...

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More young Barbadians find work in Dubai

More young Barbadians find work in Dubai


Although the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on the availability of local employment opportunities, a number of young Barbadians have been granted the chance to work abroad. Managing director of Trinity Recruitment Services Inc., Judeen Scantl...

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Chickmont prices up this week

Chickmont prices up this week


One of Barbados’ largest chicken producers will be raising the prices of its commodity from this week. And once again, the recent increase in the price of feed is to blame. Two weeks ago, local company Pinnacle Feeds indicated it would be raisi...

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Arrivals rising in tourism sector

Arrivals rising in tourism sector


For the first time since December 2020, the local tourism industry recorded a major milestone, with the latest statistics from the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) suggesting a positive turn ahead of the 2021/2022 winter season. During the p...