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Businesses react to ruling against Biden vaccine mandate

Jan. 15, 2022 11:18 AM EST

For companies that were waiting to hear from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding whether to require vaccinations or regular coronavirus testing for workers, the next move is up to them. Many large corporations were silent on Thursday's ruling by the high court to block a...

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...

Airlines face shortage of pilots, other workers, execs say

Dec. 15, 2021 20:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines are having trouble hiring pilots, flight attendants and other personnel, and that's part of what is causing canceled flights and scrapping of service to some airports, executives told legislators on Wednesday. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said a...

American CEO Parker becomes latest airline chief to exit

Dec. 07, 2021 08:36 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines CEO Doug Parker will retire in March and be replaced by its current president, Robert Isom, as the airline seeks to rebuild after massive losses caused by the pandemic. Parker, 60, has led Texas-based American since late 2013, when he engineered a...

United posts $473 million 3Q profit on federal pandemic aid

Oct. 19, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

United Airlines reported a $473 million profit for the third quarter thanks to more than $1 billion in federal pandemic aid that helped pay airline employees this summer. Leisure travelers packed planes over the vacation season, but by the end of summer bookings tailed...