Golf’s rulemakers banned anchored putting strokes, a technique that has been used by players to win four of the past six major professional tournaments and drawn both support and opposition throughout the sport.
Emirates, the largest operator of the Boeing Co. 777, is planning a major order for the aircraft’s new version, which the U.S. manufacturer has started to market to defend its lead in wide-body jets against Airbus SAS.
Less than a year ago, Airbus SAS was struggling to secure orders for its biggest A350 variant as airlines decried the plane as flawed. Now the company is trying to figure out how to meet resurgent demand.
Emirates, the biggest operator of the Boeing Co. 777, is pressing for more information about a successor aircraft before considering an order for the replacement of the U.S. manufacturer’s bestselling airliner.
Emirates, the biggest international airline, said it will combat a profit squeeze from higher fuel costs by slashing fares to fill its 500-seat Airbus A380s, heightening competition for Air France-KLM and British Airways.
Emirates, the airline with the most international traffic, said it wants to extend its alliance with Qantas Airways Ltd. across the Pacific Ocean, allowing passengers to fly around the world on Airbus SAS A380s.