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‘Wave Season’ 2020 Brings More Questions From Cruisers on Environment

‘Wave Season’ 2020 Brings More Questions From Cruisers on Environment

This year's wave season isn't business as usual for travel advisors. Cruisers are showing a preference for remote destinations, and they are tracking cruise lines' sustainability records like never
U.S. Weighs Options on Coronavirus, Including China Flight Ban

U.S. Weighs Options on Coronavirus, Including China Flight Ban

The U.S. government is considering several options to combat the emergence of the coronavirus, including a ban on flights to and from China, though no decision has been made, a person familiar with
Alaska Air Catches Up on Carving Out New Revenues

Alaska Air Catches Up on Carving Out New Revenues

Customers may not like so-called segmentation in airplane cabins. But almost every U.S. airline is using it to boost revenues. -Brian Sumers
Traders Poised to Win in Trump-Era Redo of Oil Speculation Rules

Traders Poised to Win in Trump-Era Redo of Oil Speculation Rules

U.S. regulators are poised to issue long-delayed restrictions on excessive speculation in oil and metals markets after tougher proposals stalled during the Obama administration, said three people with
25 More Coronavirus Deaths in China, Hong Kong Restricts Travel

25 More Coronavirus Deaths in China, Hong Kong Restricts Travel

Governments tightened international travel and border crossings with China to try to stop the spread of a coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands, and Germany said it had identified a cluster
United Airlines Halts Some U.S.-China Flights as Coronavirus Spreads

United Airlines Halts Some U.S.-China Flights as Coronavirus Spreads

Coronavirus is crushing demand to China. But let's remember the first week in February already stinks for U.S-China flights. The Lunar New Year festivals last until Feb. 8, and during this period,
United Air to Reduce Flights to China After U.S. Warning on Virus

United Air to Reduce Flights to China After U.S. Warning on Virus

United Airlines Holdings Inc. will pare service to China due to “a significant decline in demand for travel” amid the outbreak of a virus that has claimed more than 100 lives.
Chile’s Latam Airlines Improves Premium Product Ahead of Delta Tie-Up

Chile’s Latam Airlines Improves Premium Product Ahead of Delta Tie-Up

After changing its fare structure to compete with low-cost carriers and earmarking $400 million to improve its cabins, Latam’s rollout of premium economy on domestic and regional routes makes sense.
Delta fined for discriminating against Muslim passengers

Delta fined for discriminating against Muslim passengers

Delta Airlines received a $50,000 fine after discriminating against three Muslim passengers who were barred from flying despite being cleared by the airline's own security personnel. From the order
Duterte Takes On Philippine Elite and Ends Up Even More Popular

Duterte Takes On Philippine Elite and Ends Up Even More Popular

President Rodrigo Duterte is cracking down on some of the Philippines’ biggest businesses, pushing a populist agenda that’s endearing him to his supporters while putting off investors.
Delta Fined $50,000 for Removing 3 Muslim Passengers Without Cause

Delta Fined $50,000 for Removing 3 Muslim Passengers Without Cause

The U.S. Department of Transportation is making an example out of Delta for its poor judgement and intolerant treatment of three Muslim passengers. -Rosie Spinks
Air India Put on the Block Yet Again by the Indian Government

Air India Put on the Block Yet Again by the Indian Government

Different year, same story. The Indian government's previous attempts to sell the national flag carrier have all failed and we're not sure the result this time will be any different, especially if the
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Get up to speed with what’s moving markets
Flight shame is reviving overnight rail travel in Europe

Flight shame is reviving overnight rail travel in Europe

Air travel emits about 10 times more emissions than taking to the rails.
An Origin Story, Smart Headlights, and Other Car News

An Origin Story, Smart Headlights, and Other Car News

General Motors' Cruise unit shows off its self-driving concept vehicle, while Hyundai smothers road noise.
Israel Allows Its Citizens Limited Travel to Saudi Arabia

Israel Allows Its Citizens Limited Travel to Saudi Arabia

Israel said on Sunday it will allow its citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for Islamic pilgrimages or business purposes.
The future of sustainable air travel: How airlines (and you) can fly more efficiently

The future of sustainable air travel: How airlines (and you) can fly more efficiently

The way airlines (and you) are offsetting fuel emissions.
New Regulations May Limit Emotional Support Animals on Flights

New Regulations May Limit Emotional Support Animals on Flights

It's not good when an emotional support snake or pig bites someone on a flight. The U.S. government wants to make it so only highly trained dogs can accompany passengers on board. -Andrew Sheivachman
U.S. Fines Delta $50,000 for Booting Off 3 Muslim Passengers

U.S. Fines Delta $50,000 for Booting Off 3 Muslim Passengers

(AP) -- Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes even after the airline's own security officials cleared them to travel.
Canada ‘Will Not Stop’ Until It Has Answers on Iran Crash

Canada ‘Will Not Stop’ Until It Has Answers on Iran Crash

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said her government will be relentless in seeking answers from Iran on the jet crash that killed 57 Canadians this month near Tehran.