Council speaker questions Uber"s helicopter plans following skyscraper crash

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is questioning whether Uber should be launching a new helicopter service following a fatal crash landing in Midtown Monday. Uber announced last week that it will... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Russia plans to make 200 more Sukhoi jets despite crash: minister

Russia plans to produce at least another 200 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, Industry Minister Denis Manturov told Reuters, despite a fatal crash that raised questions about the future of the country's first new passenger jet since the Soviet Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 8th, 2019

Companies like Uber are getting into the helicopter business — are the skies ready?

Lawmakers are calling for tighter regulation of helicopter operators following a deadly crash in Manhattan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2019

Helicopter crashes into roof of Midtown skyscraper; pilot killed

A helicopter crash-landed on the roof a midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot, authorities said. The crash happened at around 2 p.m. in a steady rain and clouds that obscured the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Pilot killed in helicopter crash lacked certification to help navigate bad weather

The pilot killed when his helicopter of a Midtown skyscraper in rain and fog radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to the heliport but couldn't find it, an official briefed on the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Don"t ground the city"s helicopter industry

As more information about last month's fatal helicopter crash comes to light, City Council members are once again considering legislating an entire industry out of existence based on an old red... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 26th, 2018

Uber Plans to Resume Testing Self-Driving Cars in Pittsburgh After Deadly Crash

Uber hopes to resume testing this summer. Uber Technologies Inc. is permanently shutting down self-driving testing in Arizona as federal authorities investigate a fatal collision with a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona — one of.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 24th, 2018

Council speaker keeping distance from Union Square tech hub fight

This speaker says he is keeping quiet on controversial plans to develop a tech hub and office center on 14th Street. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told Crain's he is not involved in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 20th, 2018

Tavistock tweaks plan for Lake Nona performance resort and spa

Plans for the 38.5 acre project are growing, and will go before Orlando's city council this week......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals8 hr. 34 min. ago

Europe orders urgent Airbus helicopter checks after Norway crash

European regulators have ordered immediate checks on recently delivered versions of some Airbus helicopters after a crash in Arctic Norway last month killed five Norwegians and their Swedish pilot......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2019

Airbus orders checks on 3 helicopter models following Norway crash, Reuters says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 11th, 2019

Airbus orders visual checks on some helicopter models after fatal Norway crash

Airbus has ordered checks on three types of helicopters following a fatal crash in Norway, Norwegian authorities said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2019

What California"s AB 5 means for apps like Uber, Lyft

AB 5 may have passed, but questions remain on how it will be implemented — and how far companies will go to stop it from being enacted......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2019

Bowser bill would require investigations of maternal deaths in D.C.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is taking steps to address a problem plaguing the District: maternal deaths. The mayor plans to introduce legislation to the D.C. Council that would require the city’s chief medical examiner to investigate all instances of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2019

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER)

Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks.  The expansion could mean the ride-hailing giant's San Francisco headquarters is dwarfed by larger satellite offices......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2019

D.C. plans to tear down RFK Stadium by 2021

District officials plan to tear down Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium by fall 2021, ending the life of the 58-year-old facility and prompting new questions about the site’s future. Events D.C., the District agency that manages the city's sports.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2019

It all comes out in the wash for Pittsburgh"s "Uber of laundry"

The Laundry Chute, which launched its service at the University of Pittsburgh three years ago, has plans to expand nationally......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2019

Banks business owners to city: Build music venue

Business owners at the Banks wrote Mayor John Cranley and the City Council on Tuesday asking them to back a deal bringing a music venue to the Banks. The letter comes as a City Council committee plans to hold a hearing Tuesday night in Price Hill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2019

Dutch minister: I did not have contact with Uber on tax plan

The top Dutch tax politician has denied meeting representatives of Uber Technologies, in answer to questions from parliament about why the company has been allowed to claim a provisional $6.1 billion tax write-off in the Netherlands......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 2nd, 2019

Dallas OKs $9.35M incentives to lure Uber; Phoenix was on short list

A campaign to lure a major Uber Technologies corporate hub and more than 2,500 high-paying jobs to downtown Dallas advanced this week, as the City Council approved roughly $9.35 million in economic incentives. City Council members approved the ag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

Uber Opens A New Fintech Office In New York City

During a recent recruitment event, Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE:UBER) announced plans to accelerate the growth of its sideline business in financial products by opening a new fintech office in New York City. Fintec.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 14th, 2019