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Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines offered retirement and buyout packages to employees on Thursday, an effort to cut costs as the coronavirus
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Employees work on Boeing 737 MAX airplanes at the Boeing Renton Factory in Renton, Washington on March 27, 2019. Jason Redmond | AFP | Getty Images Boeing has resumed production of its beleaguered 737 Max planes, the company said Wednesday.  Boeing halted production of the jetliners in January as a worldwide grounding of the planes dragged
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1. Dow to surge on coronavirus vaccine hopes Dow futures were pointing to about a 500-point gain at Tuesday’s open to begin the holiday-shortened trading week as investors bet on the economy reopening and a coronavirus vaccine breakthrough. Shares of Novavax were soaring about 20% in Tuesday’s premarket after the Maryland-based biotech announced the start of
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Canceled that flight to Cancun or that cruise out of Miami to the Caribbean? You’re not alone. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and worries over health and safety, many Americans will opt to “staycation” this year and holiday at home or nearby. “We’re seeing a trend overall [that] people are booking trips closer to
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Hero Images | Getty Images Traditionally, parents pay a premium so their children can play capture the flag, drink bug juice and swim in a lake through August. This year, of course, summer camp looks very different. Amid the coronavirus crisis, many camps have cancelled their summer sessions, others have moved online and a few
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A TSA officer wears a protective mask while screening travellers at Orlando International Airport. In the past 14 days across the nation, 58 TSA screening officers have tested positive for COVID-19, including 9 in Orlando. Paul Hennessy | Barcroft Media | Getty Images The Transportation Security Administration is tweaking some airport screening procedures to limit
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Hotels are cautiously reopening for the summer travel season, but it’s anything but business as usual in the hospitality industry. Last week, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) introduced its Safe Stay guidelines developed under the guidance of an advisory council that includes Accor, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriot International, Omni Hotels & Resorts and Walt
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Colorful prayer flags flutter auspiciously across snow-capped ranges. Good intentions float through breathtakingly rugged terrain. Like the centuries-old fortresses (dzongs) and monasteries (lakhangs) that shine flecks of white and gold against the verdant foothills of the Himalayas, Bhutan — which means the Land of the Thunder Dragon — is steeped in mystery. Enveloped by the
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The Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it has received thousands more complaints over airline refunds than usual during the coronavirus pandemic and issued another warning to carriers who skirt their obligations to customers. “The Department has received an unprecedented volume of complaints from passengers and is examining this issue closely to ensure that airlines’
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An airport worker guides a Delta Air Lines Airbus A319-100 plane on the tarmac at LAX in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 6, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | REUTERS Three Senate Democrats have urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to crack down on airlines that are cutting worker hours, raising concerns that it might violate the terms
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