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Southwest suffers technology problem for second straight day

Jun. 15, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said it was working Tuesday to restore normal operations after a technology-related issue interfered with flights for the second straight day. By midafternoon, the nation’s fourth-largest airline had canceled about 500 flights and...

Albuquerque Sunport restoring some flights nixed by pandemic

Jun. 03, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With more people getting COVID-19 vaccines, the Albuquerque International Sunport is restoring some flights to its operation. City officials announced Thursday that several flight routes will be added back at the Albuquerque airport and other...

Consumer confidence ticks down in May, but remains strong

May. 25, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Consumer confidence ticked down slightly in May but remains nearly as high as its been since the pandemic began. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index fell to 117.2 from April's 117.5 reading, the highest...

US officials seek big fines against more airline passengers

May. 17, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are continuing to pursue large penalties against a few airline passengers accused of disrupting flights. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that it will seek fines totaling more than $100,000 against four passengers on...

Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

May. 14, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

Delta Air Lines will require new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Monday. The airline won’t impose the same requirement on current employees, more than 60% of whom are vaccinated, a Delta spokesman said Friday. Delta has about 74,000 employees. ...

JetBlue to offer flights from Milwaukee to East Coast

Apr. 24, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — JetBlue Airways is preparing to offer flights from Milwaukee to the East Coast next year. The airline plans to offer nonstop flights from Mitchell International Airport to Boston Logan International Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport in New York...

United loses $1.36 billion as business travel remains weak

Apr. 19, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

United Airlines posted a $1.36 billion loss in the first quarter and will need a rebound in lucrative business and international travel before it returns to profitability. The loss reported Monday would have been even wider without federal payroll aid, but it was still...

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...