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Stocks End Year on Soft Note, Airline Concerns About 5G | Associated press

NEW YORK (AP) – Wall Street ended 2021 on a low note today, but still managed to end the year with big gains. The S&P 500 slipped 0.3%. It ended…

Omicron wreaks havoc on airlines as JetBlue cancels nearly 1,300 flights | Airline industry

US airline JetBlue canceled nearly 1,300 flights over the next fortnight as the rapid spread of the Omicron variant wreaks havoc on airlines. Airlines grapple with the combination of harsh…

CDC shortens isolation guidelines following request from airline industry

Dive brief: According to an update to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people positive for COVID-19 who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms can return to…

Christmas travel chaos as airlines cancel over 3,000 flights | Airline industry

Passengers returning home for Christmas have been hit by disruption around the world after airlines canceled more than 3,000 flights on Friday, according to a flight tracking website. The wave…

Five bold predictions for 2022 for the US airline industry

Planning 12 months ahead for U.S. airlines as the world changes weekly is a tall order … [+] task. But here are five important predictions that we’ll likely see happen…

Reasons the airline industry is optimistic for 2022, despite Omicron | To analyse

Just as the emergence of the Alpha variant of Covid-19 in late 2020 dampened hopes of a strong upturn in air traffic in the new year, the Omicron variant plays…

Airline industry pushes CDC to cut Covid quarantine time

A trade group representing major U.S. airlines has urged the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to halve its recommended quarantine time for people with breakthrough cases of Covid-19, warning…

Airline industry demands return to full capacity as Omicron explosion begins

CEOs of major commercial airlines testified before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee last Wednesday about their efforts to bring air travel back to full capacity in the wake of the…

Airline industry catches hydrogen fuel cell fever

The dream of an all-electric flight gained momentum last week, when United Airlines announced it had 100 electric planes from startup ZeroAvia. However, fans of battery-powered mobility may need to…

Nothing like the “flygskam” as the airline industry takes off again

This week I was sitting on a Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to New York, reading how the government has questions for airline executives. The government had summoned these…