World’s largest observation wheel coming together on the Las Vegas Strip

Soon, Las Vegas will have the largest observation wheel in the world. It will be located between the Flamingo and the Imperial Palace.

When finished, the High Roller will be the largest observation wheel in the world — bigger than the London Eye or Singapore Flyer.

Towering at the end of the Linq’s 1,200-foot pedestrian walkway, the High Roller will feature 28 glass-enclosed cabins for stunning views of the Strip. Each cabin is slated to have a capacity of 40 people

Boeing secretly testing new automation for 777X

Next month, Boeing engineers will test automation for building the new 777X.

The hush-hush project reveals Boeing intends to dramatically change the way the plane’s metal hull is built, reducing manual labor on that task while ramping up the overall production rate.

JetBlue and British Airways announce interline agreement to connect networks

JetBlue and British Airways announced an interline agreement that will connect their networks at JFK, Boston, Orlando, and Washington Dulles.

This marks the first partnership between JetBlue and British Airways, and the 25th airline agreement for JetBlue. The carriers initially plan to interline on 18 daily transatlantic British Airways flights, more than 50 U.S routes on the JetBlue network and more than 100 British Airways routes beyond London.

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