Tag: Passenger Airlines

The Dow is on track for its best October in 6 years and third-quarter earnings are strong so far. What could go wrong?

A traditionally troublesome month is turning out to be anything but for the stock market…so far. Who would have thought, based on the way things ended last month, and the start to the first full week of October, that investors would be sitting pretty now. Certainly not Dennis Gartman. Yet, here we are. Look at […]

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Virgin Galactic stock takes off after FAA investigation ends

Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares jumped more than 9% in after-hours trading Wednesday, after the space-tourism company announced the end of an investigation into its first flight. Virgin Galactic SPCE, -3.55% said Wednesday that the Federal Aviation Administration has finished an inquiry into the company’s test flight with founder Richard Branson on board, which flew […]

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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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Delta Air Lines to impose $200 monthly surcharge for unvaccinated employees in health care plan

Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL, +1.32% is stepping up efforts to get employees vaccinated against Covid-19, introducing measures including weekly testing requirements and a monthly health insurance surcharge for employees who don’t take the vaccines. The airline’s moves come amid growing pressure on companies to mandate vaccines for employees, particularly now that the Food and […]

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