Tag Archives: Aerospace and defense industry

Biden administration extends transportation mask mandate for 15 more days

Travelers wait in line at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening checkpoint at Orlando International Airport on the Friday before Memorial Day. As more and more people have received the COVID-19 vaccine, American Automobile Association (AAA) is predicting more than 37 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles this …

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Delta Air Lines (DAL) Q1 2022 earnings

A Delta Airlines Airbus A-350 aircraft, flight number DL40 bound for Los Angeles takes off from Kingsford Smith International Airport on July 26, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. James D. Morgan | Getty Images Delta Air Lines expects to return to a profit this quarter thanks to a jump in bookings …

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Airfare surged 20% over pre-pandemic levels as inflation hit vacations

Travelers wait in line at the Delta Air Lines check-in area at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airfare is surging as higher fuel prices and strong travel demand drive up the cost of …

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U.S. airports dominate rankings of world’s busiest last year

Travelers walk through Terminal A at Orlando International Airport on Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, 2021. Stephen M. Dowell | Orlando Sentinel | Getty Images U.S. airports made up eight of the 10 busiest hubs around the world last year, according to new rankings released Monday, as a jump in …

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JetBlue is cutting its summer schedule to avoid further flight disruptions

JetBlue planes at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport Leslie Josephs | CNBC JetBlue Airways is planning to trim its summer schedule to avoid flight disruptions as it scrambles to hire ahead of what executives expect to be a monster peak travel season. “We’ve already reduced May capacity 8-10% …

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United pushes back the return of dozens of Boeing 777 jets until at least May 13

The damaged starboard engine of United Airlines flight 328, a Boeing 777-200, is seen following a Feb. 20 engine failure incident, in a hangar at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado, U.S. February 22, 2021. National Transportation Safety Board | via Reuters United Airlines doesn’t expect to fly dozens of …

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JetBlue offers flight attendants $1,000 attendance bonuses for spring travel surge

A jetBlue Airways airplane takes off from Newark Liberty Airport on September 30, 2018 as seen from Elizabeth, New Jersey. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images JetBlue Airways is offering flight attendants $1,000 bonuses if they don’t call out from work starting Friday through the end of May …

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Who loses if JetBlue buys Spirit? Comedians

Travelers check in for a Spirit Airlines flight at Orlando International Airport on the Friday before Memorial Day. Paul Hennessy | Lightrocket | Getty Images JetBlue’s surprise $3.6 billion cash bid for Spirit is threatening the latter’s plan to merge with Frontier into a discount airline behemoth. It’s also threatening …

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Richard Branson hopes to fly with Elon Musk’s SpaceX

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson prepares to spray champagne after flying with a crew in Virgin Galactic’s passenger rocket plane VSS Unity to the edge of space at Spaceport America near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, U.S., July 11, 2021. Joe Skipper | Reuters COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Sir Richard Branson, …

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Why JetBlue is willing to shell out $3.6 billion for discount airline Spirit

View of JetBlue planes at Terminal 5 of John F. Kennedy International Airport on May 12, 2020 in New York, NY. Pablo Monslave | Getty Images JetBlue on Wednesday said its $3.6 billion all-cash bid for ultra-low cost carrier Spirit Airlines would help it grow across the country and better …

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