Getting employers to pay for your professional development can be tricky but often necessary because of the high costs involved, Chrissy Scivicque writes. To persuade your employer to shell out some cash for you, emphasize how the company will benefit if you get better at your job. Also, Scivicque writes, volunteer to share your newfound knowledge with others at work.
The European Union has only a few weeks to address the risk of major clashes with other nations over its emissions standards plan, says Jonathon Counsell, British Airways head of environment. Counsell, who was speaking at a conference last week, warned that if the EU doesn't act quickly to address concerns, airlines are at the risk of having aircraft impounded.
A round trip from New York City to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and back provided this blogger the rare chance to compare Emirates airline's Boeing 777 and the Airbus A380. "Interestingly enough, I really enjoyed the 777 flight over the A380 flight," the blogger writes.