But both Bezos and Branson run the risk of being upstaged at the end of this year by a 38-year-old billionaire who made his fortune with a payment processing system.
For forty years, flying in America suited airlines but created a new hell for passengers. That system is now under attack and it’s about time.
Until the queen dies, Prince Philip will be interred among 24 other corpses in the Royal Vault, a gloomy, cavernous burial chamber beneath St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
With Philip gone and unabated family tensions, the future of the monarchy could now be in question as the Queen reaches the age of 95. But dramatic change seems unlikely.
He was assigned to escort the royal family on their tour of a British naval college. Next came an invite to tea. The seeds of a romance—and enduring marriage—had been sown.
He became the archetypal power-hungry media mogul by building a newspaper empire. Now all the papers are in free fall and his best last hope is Fox News.
While it has the altruistic reason of airline safety and the commercial reason of lower air traffic, there’s a third, nationalistic reason Beijing is slow-walking Boeing's return.
U.S. airlines are ready to put the jets back in the air. Europe’s regulator (and Sully Sullenberger) wants more fixes. And the FAA is still trying to gag whistleblowers.
The photographer David Bailey talks about sex, the 1960s, and how—while photographing some of the most beautiful women in the world—they became “the whole center of the universe.”
A scathing new Senate report gives a scary picture of how the airline forces its pilots to the limits of safety and cuts corners on safety.