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Nearly 10,000 passengers tested negative before flying — here’s how many infections slipped through

A study conducted earlier this year shows there may be a way to reduce the number of Covid infections on board commercial airplanes to virtually zero. Results of the study appeared in a peer-reviewed article published on Sept. 1 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings medical journal. The article — a joint effort by Mayo Clinic, […]

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Alaska Airlines will give vaccinated employees $200, stops short of company mandate

Alaska Airlines Airbus A320-214 arrives at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin | GC Images | Getty Images Alaska Airlines will require unvaccinated employees to be tested regularly for Covid-19 but the Seattle-based carrier stopped short of mandating vaccines, a policy it said it was considering last month. […]

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Alaska Airlines is considering Covid vaccine mandates for staff

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 taking off from LAX. PG | Getty Images Alaska Airlines told staff on Wednesday that it is considering making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for employees, according to company memo, which was seen by CNBC. The policy change would make the Seattle-based carrier the latest airline to require vaccines for its employees. On […]

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American Airlines, Spirit Airlines passengers face hundreds of cancellations after storms

American Airlines airplanes stand at passenger gates at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) near Dallas, Texas. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images American Airlines passengers faced hundreds of cancellations and delays on Monday, as the carrier struggled to recover from disruptions caused by severe thunderstorms that swept through its Dallas/Fort Worth International hub. […]

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World’s 20 best airlines are named by air safety website

Travelers who are on the fence about flying again may want to check out a new list of the world’s best airlines. The airline safety website AirlineRatings.com published its list of “Top Airlines in the World,” which traditionally ranks carriers by safety, in-flight service, passenger comfort and flight routes. But this year, new judging criteria […]

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United Airlines narrows loss, plans to ramp up flying to meet strong travel demand

A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport on March 13, 2019 in Burlingame, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines on Tuesday reported higher second-quarter revenue and a narrower loss thanks to a resurgence in air travel, the latest carrier to issue a brightening outlook for one […]

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Power outage at Denver International Airport delays flights

A row of United Airlines passenger planes parked at gates at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado. Robert Alexander | Getty Images Denver International Airport reported a power outage on Wednesday, delaying flights. The airport is a major hub of United Airlines and Frontier Airlines, while Southwest Airlines also has a large operation there. A […]

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Corporate profits are hitting record highs, but earnings expectations may still be too low

Expectations for the corporate earnings reporting season that kicks off in the week ahead have already increased by a record amount, but it still might not be enough. After profit for the S&P 500 index companies SPX, +1.13% jumped 52% to a record high in the first quarter of 2021, analysts have been jacking up […]

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Cramer’s week ahead: Next week sets the tone for all of earnings season

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday looked ahead to the start of earnings season, focusing on quarterly reports from the big banks and other companies in the packaged foods and travel industries. The “Mad Money” host’s lookahead came after stocks rallied hard on Wall Street to rebound from Thursday’s big sell-off, helping the major averages end the week higher. “What […]

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