Tag: Airlines

Eager to travel, Americans book Sun Belt beach, city stays as pandemic fades

Miami Beach, Florida Artur Debat | Moment | Getty Images Interest in travel is picking up as the pandemic winds down, and cooped-up Americans are itching to hit the road again, two recent surveys have found. Travelers are thinking about booking trips to warm and sunny domestic climes — be they Sun Belt cities or […]

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As America reopens, businesses — from airlines to arenas — see an uptick in bad behavior

Crime’s up. Tempers are up. Across the United States, businesses are grappling with an astonishing rise in what can only be called “people behaving badly.” Retail workers have been subjected to horrifying attacks based on their race, gender identity or disability. Flight attendants have been verbally — and occasionally physically — assaulted. Aggressive driving has […]

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United will require new employees to show proof of Covid vaccine, following Delta

A United Airlines Boeing 777-200ER plane is towed as an American Airlines Boeing 737 plane departs from O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters United Airlines this month will start requiring new hires to show proof that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19, following a similar move by Delta Air Lines. The […]

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U.S. air travel reaches pandemic high as peak season kicks off

Travelers wait in line at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening checkpoint at Orlando International Airport on the Friday before Memorial Day. As more and more people have received the COVID-19 vaccine, American Automobile Association (AAA) is predicting more than 37 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles this Memorial Day weekend, many for […]

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American, Southwest put off plans to serve alcohol after passenger disruptions, assault on board

A bird flies by in the foreground as a Southwest Airlines jet comes in for a landing at McCarran International Airport on May 25, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images Southwest Airlines and American Airlines said they are holding off on resuming alcoholic beverage services, after a flight attendant was assaulted […]

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Ryanair CEO says Belarus plane grounding was ‘state-sponsored piracy’

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary gestures during an AFP interview at A4E aviation summit in Brussels on March 3, 2020. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary on Monday said the decision by Belarusian authorities to divert a plane flying over its territory and the subsequent arrest of a journalist […]

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