Sat.Jan 25, 2020

KfW: Who’s afraid of Amazon?

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KfW IPEX-Bank‘s Elena Sternberg writes: Setting up an airline is a challenging and expensive undertaking given the high start-up costs and many operational risks. Still, the fleet of Amazon Air, founded in 2016, was launched with 10 cargo planes and now, three years later, has been increased to 50 aircraft. As a result of this rapid development, Amazon Air is now the fourth largest all-cargo operator measured in fleet size, right. The post KfW: Who’s afraid of Amazon?

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BBC: China coronavirus spread is accelerating, Xi Jinping warns

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BBC reports: The country is facing a “grave situation” Mr Xi told senior officials. The coronavirus has killed at least 56 people and infected almost 2,000 since its discovery in the city of Wuhan. The US has announced that staff at the Wuhan consulate will be evacuated on a special flight on Tuesday. The State Department said that private Americans most at risk will also be able to board the flight to San Francisco.

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