Airlines

Johnny Lopez
July 28, 2020 - 6:18 pm
Emirates, the state-owned airlines of the United Arab Emirates, has pledged to cover the medical, quarantine and funeral costs of any passengers diagnosed with COVID-19 while traveling.
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Johnny Lopez
July 24, 2020 - 4:30 am
Delta’s CEO revealed they’ve already banned over 100 passengers who refused to wear a mask on board their flights. The airline has required masks since May 1. Read more!
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Workers wearing masks walk by the New York Stock Exchange during the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
AP News
July 10, 2020 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Optimism returned to Wall Street on Friday, and stocks rallied to cap a shaky week dogged by worries that rising coronavirus counts may halt the economy’s recent upswing. The S&P 500 climbed 1%, and the biggest gains came from cruise ship operators, airlines, banks and other...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2020 file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus outbreak is hurting the airline industry. United officials said Wednesday, July 8 that they still hope to limit the number of layoffs by offering early retirement, but they have to send notices this month to comply with a law requiring that workers get 60 days' notice ahead of mass job cuts. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Associated Press
July 08, 2020 - 6:54 pm
United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees — nearly half its U.S. staff — they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is hurting the airline industry. The outlook for a recovery in the airline industry has dimmed in just the past two weeks, as...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2020 file photo, a man writes information in front of Illinois Department of Employment Security in Chicago. U.S. businesses cut an unprecedented 20.2 million jobs in April, an epic collapse with coronavirus outbreak closing the offices, factories, schools, construction sites and stores that propel the U.S. economy. The Wednesday, May 6, report from payroll company ADP showed the tragic depth and scale of job losses that left no part of the world’s largest economy unscathed.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
AP News
June 03, 2020 - 8:24 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. businesses shed 2.76 million jobs in May as the economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak stretched into a third month. The payroll company ADP reported Wednesday that businesses have let go of a combined 22.6 million jobs since March. The virus forced employers to shutter...
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 01, 2020 - 8:28 pm
With the coronavirus pandemic being shadowed by George Floyd protests, many are stuck wondering how the various state reopenings and maintained social distancing guidelines should affect travel. Is it safe to fly yet?
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A passenger waits to check his luggage at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Serbia, Thursday, May 21, 2020. Serbia's national carrier Air Serbia has resumed commercial flights as the government eased the lockdown against the new coronavirus. Crisis authorities have said the situation in the country has stabilized despite virus clusters in the southern area. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Associated Press
May 29, 2020 - 11:31 am
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________________________ BY LAND AND BY SEA: Passenger traffic has resumed at...
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Associated Press
May 13, 2020 - 5:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are requiring drivers and passengers to wear masks while using their services, joining a growing list of transportation companies hoping to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as some cities emerge from lock-down. All major U.S. airlines have already...
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Home Depot customers carry their purchases as they leave the store, Friday, April 3, 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Associated Press
April 03, 2020 - 7:15 pm
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Friday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ____________ COSTS MOUNT: The pandemic will cost the global economy as much as $4.1...
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Johnny Lopez
March 25, 2020 - 9:31 am
With flights nearly empty and travelers putting travel itineraries on hold due to coronavirus, the major airlines have been waiving the fees for changing or cancelling flights.
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