Tag: JetBlue Airways Corp

American Airlines pilots’ union plan airport pickets as labor tension over fatigue, overscheduling heats up

Pilots talk as they look at the tail of an American Airlines aircraft. Mike Stone | Reuters The labor union that represents American Airlines‘ pilots said Tuesday that it is making plans to picket at the carrier’s major hubs this fall to protest overscheduling, fatigue and a lack of hotels for crews over the summer. […]

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Fully vaccinated U.S. and EU citizens will no longer have to quarantine when traveling to England

People wait for passengers at one of the International Arrivals halls at London Heathrow Airport in west London on February 14, 2021 JUSTIN TALLIS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — U.S. and EU travelers who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will soon be allowed to visit England without having to quarantine, the […]

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TSA screenings surpass 2019 levels in pandemic first as airlines, airports scramble to staff

Travelers wait in line at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening checkpoint at Orlando International Airport in May, 2021. Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The Transportation Security Administration said Friday that airport screenings have climbed above 2019 levels for the first time in the pandemic, signaling strong travel demand during […]

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Covid vaccine passports: Everything we know so far

In this photo illustration, a message saying “COVID-19 PCR test result has been verified, of Travel Pass app mobile application by IATA (International Air Transport Association) seen displayed on a smartphone screen in front of IATA logo. Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Italy, Iceland, Greece and Spain now allow or are opening their […]

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New York jet fuel gets pricier as Colonial Pipeline outage continues

American Airlines planes at LaGuardia Airport Leslie Josephs | CNBC Jet fuel is getting pricier nationwide and even more so in the New York City area as the Colonial Pipeline outage continues. The premium on jet fuel prices in New York Harbor was going for nearly $1.87 a gallon on Tuesday, close to 9 cents […]

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Tesla, Crocs, UBS & more

Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Tesla — Shares of the electric vehicle company slipped nearly 2%, despite headline beats on earnings and revenue for Tesla’s first quarter. The company’s net profit was boosted by regulatory credits and a $101 million benefit from selling […]

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Taxes and inflation will be key themes for markets in the week ahead

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE The final week of April is going to be a busy one for markets with a Federal Reserve meeting and a deluge of earnings news. Hot topics in markets will continue to be inflation and taxes. President Joe Biden is expected to detail […]

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More airlines fill middle seats — in direct opposition to CDC’s own advice on reducing COVID-19 exposure

Nearly every airline is allowing travelers to book the middle seats on flights, despite a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggesting that blocking the middle seat reduces passengers’ exposure to virus particles, including the virus that causes COVID-19. A laboratory-based study predicted that keeping the middle seat vacant would lead […]

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JetBlue wants travelers to book hotels, vacation homes and theme park tickets with the airline

JetBlue Airways aircrafts are pictured at departure gates at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Fred Prouser | Reuters JetBlue Airways wants customers to book more than flights. The New York-based airline on Thursday launched a new site, Paisly, that offers travelers hotel rooms, car rentals and other add-ons, like tickets to theme […]

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