In the skies on November 16, 2018: After anticipatory warning that its finance sheets are not going to look good, Emirates finally revealed just how much its profit dropped. 

Emirates posts 86% profit drop

After anticipatory warning that its finance sheets are not going to look good, Emirates finally revealed on November 15, 2018, a 53% profit drop. And that is just for the group, which is partially saved by growing dnata (Dubai National Air Transport Association) profitability.

Emirates airline, on another hand, suffered a stunning 86% decline, posting only $62 million profit in the first half of 2018/19. The airline leadership has previously warned of weak results coming in, saying the period was not a “walk in the park” because of increasing fuel costs, strong dollar and global economy instability.

Spacewalk for the hole

Russia is preparing to send two cosmonauts to perform a spacewalk in order to examine a hole found on the International Space Station back in August 2018. Around 2 mm wide hole was discovered on  Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft docked on the ISS, after air leak. Astronaut have since fixed it, by applying tape and epoxy.

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On August 29, 2018, a pressure leak was detected by flight controllers aboard the International Space Station (ISS). At first thought to be due to a meteorite impact, it turns out the leak was due to a man-made hole. Could it be intentional?
 

Take a look at American Airlines new uniforms

American Airlines begins field testing their new uniforms, expected to roll out in 2019.

Strikes brewing at Eurowings

Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings might be facing strikes, as fruitless negotiations with Verdi are starting to get on the unionists’ nerves. Verdi claims the root of the problem is former Air Berlin regional airline LGW (Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter) - now operating for Eurowings. The strike threat was issued on November 16, without specifying a possible date.