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3 women charged with beating airline security officer at JFK

Jan. 14, 2022 11:33 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Three women are facing federal charges of attacking an airline security worker who tried to block them from boarding a flight at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport in September because of what prosecutors say was problematic behavior, including a refusal to wear a face mask...

Angi, Elastic fall; KB Home, Delta Air Lines rise

Jan. 13, 2022 16:21 PM EST

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., up $6.96 to $139.19. The chipmaker reported strong fourth-quarter financial results. KB Home, up $7 to $49.38. The homebuilder's...

After wave of cancellations, Delta sees recovery in 2022

Jan. 13, 2022 12:55 PM EST

Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in the final quarter of 2021, dragged down by a COVID-19 surge that rocked the airline in December, and the carrier predicted Thursday that it will suffer one more quarterly loss before travel perks up in spring and summer. CEO Ed Bastian said 8,000...

Delta extends life of expiring travel vouchers from pandemic

Jan. 12, 2022 20:37 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines said Wednesday it will extend through 2023 the window for customers to rebook credits earned when they purchased but then canceled flights during the pandemic. Before the announcement, Delta flight credits were set to expire at the end of 2022. The...

Thousands of flights canceled, delayed at start of workweek

Jan. 03, 2022 19:27 PM EST

A winter storm that hit the mid-Atlantic on Monday combined with pandemic-caused shortages of airline workers to push flight cancellations to a holiday-season high, creating more frustration for travelers just trying to get home. More than 3,000 U.S. flights and about 4,800 worldwide...

Snow storms and pandemic ground flights, delay holiday's end

Jan. 02, 2022 23:19 PM EST

Wintry weather combined with the pandemic to frustrate air travelers whose return flights home from the holidays were canceled or delayed in the first days of the new year. More than 2,600 U.S. flights and more than 4,400 worldwide were grounded Sunday, according to tracking service...

New year brings more canceled flights for air travelers

Jan. 01, 2022 18:18 PM EST

For air travelers, the new year picked up where the old one left off – with lots of frustration. By late Saturday afternoon on the East Coast, more than 2,600 U.S. flights and nearly 4,600 worldwide had been canceled, according to tracking service FlightAware. That...

Wave of canceled flights from omicron closes out 2021

Dec. 31, 2021 19:06 PM EST

More canceled flights frustrated air travelers on the final day of 2021 and appeared all but certain to inconvenience hundreds of thousands more over the New Year's holiday weekend. Airlines blamed many of the cancellations on crew shortages related to the spike in COVID-19...

Airlines cancel flights due to COVID staffing shortages

Dec. 24, 2021 17:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Airlines canceled hundreds of flights as the omicron variant jumbled schedules and drew down staffing levels at some carriers during the busy holiday travel season. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines together canceled more than 600 flights on Friday and Saturday....

Omicron is latest blow to pandemic-weary front-line workers

Dec. 24, 2021 07:35 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Staff absences for COVID-19 tripled this month in London’s hospitals, and nearly 10% of the city’s firefighters called out sick. In New York, about 2,700 police officers were absent earlier this week — twice the number who are ill on an average day. And on Cape...