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UnitedHealth, Abiomed rise; Delta, Virgin Galactic fall

Apr. 15, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: UnitedHealth Group Inc., up $14.38 to $390.01. The health insurer's first-quarter profit beat analysts forecasts and it boosted its financial outlook for the year....

Tesla, Delta rise; Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Occidental fall

Apr. 05, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Tesla Inc., up $29.30 to $691.05. The electric car maker delivered nearly 185,000 vehicles in the first quarter, beating Wall Street forecasts. ...

Delta cancels about 100 flights, opens some middle seats

Apr. 04, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Delta Air Lines canceled about 100 flights Sunday due to staff shortages, and it opened up middle seats a month earlier than expected in order to carry more passengers. The airline says it had over 1 million passengers during the past few days, the...

Delta joins other US airlines in ending empty middle seats

Mar. 31, 2021 11:35 AM EDT

Delta Air Lines, the last U.S. airline still blocking middle seats, will end that policy in May as air travel recovers and more people become vaccinated against COVID-19. The decision announced Wednesday reversed a policy that had been in place since last April, and which...

Airlines return to old ways; Southwest drops boarding change

Mar. 24, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

As Americans slowly return to flying, airlines are dropping some of the changes they made early in the pandemic. Southwest Airlines has gone back to boarding passengers in lots of 30. During the pandemic, it restricted boarding to 10 passengers at a time to create more...

Asia shares mostly higher after US stocks gain for fifth day

Mar. 15, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose on Tuesday, cheered by a rally to all-time highs on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.6% to 29,953.97. South Korea's Kospi added 0.3% to 3,054.77. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 jumped 1.1% to 6,846.20. Hong Kong's Hang...

US air travel rises to highest levels yet since pandemic hit

Mar. 15, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

Across the United States, air travel is recovering more quickly from the depths of the pandemic, and it is showing up in longer airport security lines and busier traffic on airline websites. The Transportation Security Administration screened more than 1.3 million people...

US airlines adding jobs, extending rebound from October low

Mar. 09, 2021 14:49 PM EST

U.S. airlines are adding jobs as industry employment extends a rebound from a low in October, when tens of thousands of airline workers were briefly laid off after federal payroll aid expired. Cargo airlines have added jobs while passenger airlines have shed workers,...

Airline stocks rally, American cites plan to pay off loan

Mar. 08, 2021 17:58 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Airline stocks rose Monday, spurred by signs that vaccine rollouts could set up a rebound in travel later this year. American Airlines, meanwhile, announced plans to raise $7.5 billion by borrowing against its frequent-flyer program and using...

Hawaiian Airlines records top flight punctuality in US

Mar. 04, 2021 08:15 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines had the nation's top on-time performance last year with 87.5% of its flights arriving to their destinations on time, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported . Hawaiian Airlines has led the country for 17 years after beginning...