United Airlines
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May 05, 2020 - 5:33 pm
United Airlines has warned some of its staff that it will sharply reduce hours and staffing in the months to come. Read more here.
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Delta flight
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AP News
April 14, 2020 - 7:48 pm
The Treasury Department said the nation's major airlines have tentatively agreed to terms for $25 billion in federal aid to pay workers and keep them employed through September. Read more here.
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Trump speaks during coronavirus briefing
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 5:37 pm
United Airlines will reduce flights, freeze hiring and ask employees to volunteer for unpaid leave as the airline struggles with weak demand for travel because of the new virus outbreak. Read more here.
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Johnny Lopez
February 28, 2020 - 9:11 am
Instead of worrying if you should recline your seat, Air New Zealand wants you to lie back in a sleeping pod it is developing for economy class. The airline is looking to install six bunk beds on long-haul flights.
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A board displays airline departure information
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Justin Udo
February 02, 2020 - 3:10 pm
Ever since the coronavirus was declared a global health emergency, the U.S. Department of Health has been urging travelers to stay away from China, where the outbreak of the deadly virus began. But what if you already booked and paid for your ticket? Read more here.
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WOW Air shuts down... leaving passengers stranded
March 28, 2019 - 8:51 am
By Jack Guy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Icelandic budget carrier Wow Air has ceased operations and canceled its flights, leaving passengers stranded around the world. The airline announced the closure in a statement posted to its website on Thursday. It advised passengers to book new flights on other...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
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Mark Abrams
March 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nationwide breakdown of a computer check-in system used by American Airlines and other airlines caused a temporary suspension of flights late Tuesday morning. A spokesman for American in Philadelphia reports a technical issue in the Sabre Passenger Check In system...
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Southwest Airlines
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February 20, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) — Southwest Airlines lost $60 million because of the government shutdown, the company said Wednesday. That's far more than its original estimate of $10 to $15 million in losses, and it adds to a litany of recent problems for the airline. On Tuesday, maintenance...
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A departure board showing the BMI flights cancelled
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February 17, 2019 - 11:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi. British Midland Regional Limited, which operates as Flybmi, said it's filing for administration — a British version of bankruptcy — because of higher fuel costs...
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January 07, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Airline seats are small — and even smaller if your co-passenger is large. A British Airways passenger sued the airline for back injuries he claims were caused by having to sit next to a 6-foot-4-inch, 300-pound man who was...
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