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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2021. There are 23 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 8,...

American CEO Parker becomes latest airline chief to exit

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines CEO Doug Parker will retire in March and be replaced by its current president, Robert Isom, as the nation’s largest airline seeks to rebuild after massive losses caused...

Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street, travel companies rebound

Stocks are solidly higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Monday, aided by a broad rally that includes a mix of travel-related companies that stand to benefit from more reopening of the economy. ...

Airlines told to keep data on travelers from southern Africa

Federal health officials are requiring airlines to gather contact-tracing information on passengers heading to the U.S. who have been in southern Africa in the previous two weeks. Th...

Denver International Airport (DEN) opens the United States’ largest Self-Bag Drop (SBD) installation in cooperation with Materna IPS, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines

DENVER, US - Newsaktuell - 1 December 2021 - Denver International Airport (DEN) has successfully completed Phase 1 of its Great Hall Project. The newly renovated Level 6 has received rave reviews from...

New COVID variant Omicron triggers global alarm, market sell-off

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant named Omicron triggered global alarm on Friday as countries rushed to suspend travel from southern Africa and stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic suf...

Business Highlights: Stocks sink, Black Friday's back

___ Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000...

Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow Jones loses 900 points

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply Friday as a new highly transmissible coronavirus variant from South Africa seemed to be spreading across the globe, threatening months of progress at getting the pa...

UA staff mistakenly denied Guam transit to Taiwanese man with Medigen jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's government on Wednesday (Nov. 24) explained that United Airlines' denial of a Taiwanese man's transit through Guam over the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine w...

Taiwan traveler refused transit in Guam because of Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to complete his alternative military service in Palau was refused transit in Guam because he had received Me...

US braces for surge of vaccinated international travelers

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The United States is expecting a flood of international visitors crossing its borders by air and by land on Monday after lifting travel restrictions for much of the world...

Stocks up broadly on Wall Street after solid US jobs report

Stocks rose broadly in afternoon trading on Wall Street Friday as traders welcomed news of a rebound in hiring by U.S. employers last month. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% as of 1:19 p.m....

US mandates vaccines or tests for big companies by Jan. 4

Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules iss...

Judge acquits man who lived at Chicago airport for 3 months

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who spent three months living in a secured terminal at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport instead of flying home to India as he had planned has been acquitted on a felony tres...

Miles donations are providing flights for Afghan refugees

A campaign that began with ordinary people donating frequent-flyer miles has raised enough in two months to provide 40,000 flights for refugees from Afghanistan, and organizers and the White House are...