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Tracy Rucinski

Thanksgiving travelers give U.S. airports their busiest weekend since March

25 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) -More than 3 million airline passengers passed through U.S. airports over the weekend, disregarding calls to avoid Thanksgiving trips and making it the busiest air-travel weekend since coronavirus lockdowns hit in mid-March. | Video

Thanksgiving travelers give U.S. airports their busiest weekend since March

25 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO More than 3 million airline passengers passed through U.S. airports over the weekend, disregarding calls to avoid Thanksgiving trips and making it the busiest air-travel weekend since coronavirus lockdowns hit in mid-March. | Video

Caribbean resorts get starring role in U.S airlines' COVID-19 holiday playbook

25 Nov 2020

CHICAGO U.S. airlines are adding flights, and in some cases COVID-19 testing programs, for travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, a region central to carriers' strategies to tap into pockets of holiday demand before a vaccine makes its way around the world.

Caribbean resorts get starring role in U.S airlines' COVID-19 holiday playbook

24 Nov 2020

CHICAGO, Nov 24 U.S. airlines are adding flights, and in some cases COVID-19 testing programs, for travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, a region central to carriers' strategies to tap into pockets of holiday demand before a vaccine makes its way around the world.

Large Boeing 737 MAX customers signal caution on orders amid COVID-19

20 Nov 2020

DUBLIN/CHICAGO A day after Boeing Co received approval for its 737 MAX to fly again following a 20-month grounding, its two largest U.S. and European customers signaled caution on their order books as they monitor demand in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Southwest prepares 737 MAX jets' return from desert, says some customers wary

19 Nov 2020

CHICAGO Southwest Airlines has sent a team of mechanics to Victorville, California, to start the long process of bringing its 34 Boeing 737 MAX jets out of their desert hibernation, after the planes' permission to fly was restored.

Southwest deploys team to bring 737 MAX jets out of desert

19 Nov 2020

CHICAGO, Nov 19 Southwest Airlines has sent a team of mechanics to Victorville, California to start the long process of bringing its 34 Boeing 737 MAX jets out of their desert hibernation, after the planes' permission to fly was restored.

U.S. airline CEOs renew request for more aid in letter to Congress

19 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO The chief executives of the seven largest U.S. airlines made a fresh plea for more payroll relief before the end of the year and pointed to the challenges of distributing a COVID-19 vaccine in a letter to Congressional leaders on Wednesday.

Delta Air extends middle seat blocks in push for premium revenues

18 Nov 2020

Delta Air Lines said on Wednesday it will continue blocking middle seats through March 30, setting it apart from its largest U.S. rivals under a longer-term strategy to fetch higher passenger revenues.

Delta Air extends middle seat blocks in push for premium revenues

18 Nov 2020

Delta Air Lines said on Wednesday it will continue blocking middle seats through March 30, setting it apart from its largest U.S. rivals under a longer-term strategy to fetch higher passenger revenues.

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