Travel surges over Thanksgiving to new pandemic highs but omicron poses new challenge

Travelers walk through Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on November 21, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher | Getty Images US airlines had Thanksgiving week had some of their busiest days since before the coronavirus was declared a pandemic, as travelers returned in droves for family reunions after a quiet holiday last year. The Transportation … Read more

Delta, Moderna, Zoom Video, Microsoft & more

A Delta Air Lines plane lands from Los Angeles at Kingsford Smith International Airport on October 31, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. James DeMorgan | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines before the bell Friday: Travel and Leisure Shares – Airlines shares were hit hard in the primary market by news of the new … Read more

These are the stocks retail investors love that UBS says can go higher

UBS’s roster is littered with reopening plays such as travel companies Norwegian Cruise Line, United Airlines, Royal Caribbean Cruises, MGM Resorts and Southwest Airlines. .

20 million travelers expected to test airlines

Passengers at LAX outperform the crowds on Thursday, November 18, 2021, as up to two million people are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the two-week Thanksgiving holiday that begins today, potentially doubling the number. From the same time last year. Al-Sib | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Travelers are about … Read more

JetBlue dangles $1,000 attendance bonuses for flight attendants ahead of holiday rush

A JetBlue Airways plane takes off from Newark Liberty Airport on September 30, 2018 as seen from Elizabeth, New Jersey. Gary Hirschhorn | Corbis News | Getty Images JetBlue Airways is offering $1,000 attendance bonuses to its hosts for not calling through early January, according to a company memo reviewed by CNBC, the carrier’s latest … Read more

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Airlines are gearing up for a busier — and costlier — holiday season as fuel prices rise

A Boeing 737-700 (LN2318) of Southwest Airlines makes final approach after a test flight before delivery at dusk. Air | Global Image Collection via Getty Images The demand for air travel is on the rise before the holiday. As well as costs. But jet fuel hasn’t been so expensive since 2014. Airlines are also … Read more

Southwest Airlines employee hospitalized after passenger punched her, police say

Passengers check in for a Southwest Airlines flight at Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida, United States, October 11, 2021. Joe Skipper | Reuters The airline said a Southern Airlines passenger was assaulted on Saturday afternoon after a “verbal altercation.” The accident occurred while boarding Southwest Flight 4976 from Dallas Love Field to LaGuardia Airport … Read more

Southwest offers staff extra pay, frequent flyer miles to avoid holiday travel disruptions

A baggage worker pushes a bag near a Southwest Airlines plane at Hollywood Burbank Airport in Burbank, California, October 10, 2021. Robin Beck | AFP | Getty Images Southwest Airlines on Saturday offered flight attendants new incentives to attend aimed at avoiding more flight cancellations, particularly during the peak period, amid concerns about hiring, according … Read more