Why Delta’s Results Bode Ill for United Airlines

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A United Airlines plane at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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United Airlines

Holdings is scheduled to report third-quarter results after the market closes on Wednesday. If

Delta Air Lines

’ results are an omen, United may have a tough time meeting Wall Street estimates.

Delta (ticker: DAL) missed forecasts for revenue and earnings in the quarter, racking up a $2.6 billion pretax loss, as

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How long does a COVID-19 illness last? Your virus questions answered, plus the latest news | National

How long can I expect a COVID-19 illness to last?

It depends. Most coronavirus patients have mild to moderate illness and recover quickly. Older, sicker patients tend to take longer to recover. That includes those who are obese, or have high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.

The World Health Organization says recovery typically takes two to six weeks. One U.S. study found that around 20% of non-hospitalized individuals ages

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UK’s new travel testing plan will boost flying, minister says

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s transport minister said on Wednesday that his coronavirus testing plans would get more people flying in the months ahead, sounding an optimistic note at a time when travel companies are struggling to survive.

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Transport Secretary Grant Shapps in London, Britain, September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

A 14-day quarantine for arrivals from most countries could be replaced by an as-yet unspecified shorter isolation

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Xenia Hotels says 37 of 38 hotels and resorts are open


Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc. (xhr) offered an update of its business Wednesday during the pandemic, while also announcing new amendments to some of its borrowing and unveiling a $150 million five-year bond deal. The Orlando, Fla.-based REIT said 37 of its 38 hotels and resorts are open, after being closed during the pandemic, and it is continuing to review the timing of reopening its Hyatt Regency Portland

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Check out three national parks near the city

Sarah Sekula, Special for USA TODAY
Published 7:00 a.m. ET Sept. 29, 2020


It would take years to explore every glacier, lake, river and stream on Mt. Rainier, but you can dive into the park’s bountiful beauty in just two minutes.

Next time you visit Seattle, be sure to set aside some time to get outdoors. It’s easier than you’d expect: There are several national parks within a few

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Planning a trip during festive season? Indian Railways to operate 392 festival special trains from this date

a passenger train stopped at a station: Indian Railways to run 196 pairs of festival special trains between 20 October and 30 November 2020.

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Indian Railways to run 196 pairs of festival special trains between 20 October and 30 November 2020.

In view of the upcoming festive season, Indian Railways has decided to run 196 pairs of festival special trains (392 trains) between 20 October 2020 and 30 November 2020. These festival special trains will be run for destinations like Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Varanasi, among others to cater

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Pandemic Travel, With Another Family or Maybe 3

Seven months into the pandemic, the recommended rules for families are clear: Safety first means safety in low numbers. Learning pods are small. Social bubbles are guarded. The “quaranteam” lines have been drawn — at home and on the road.

“By this point, we’ve all gotten to know the tribe in our pandemic ‘lane,’” said Stacie Krajchir-Tom, 52, a Los Angeles brand consultant who is heading to Ojai, California, next

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50 state parks perfect for a fall road trip

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Fastest 5G Network in the World Just Launched in Sarasota

Verizon customers in FL get access to the unprecedented performance of 5G Ultra Wideband with game-changing speeds and access to 5G Nationwide

What You Need to Know:

  • Today Verizon announced a huge leap forward in this new era of technology-led disruption that will specifically benefit customers in FL
  • Verizon launches the unprecedented performance of its 5G Ultra Wideband service in Sarasota
  • Verizon continues to innovate and advance 5G technology, doubling
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Air travel sees uptick in passenger traffic

Air travel has taken a huge hit during the pandemic but this past weekend, there was a notable uptick in passenger traffic.According to the TSA, on Sunday, it screened 984,234 passengers, the most for any day since March 16. That was still down 61% year over year, but the surge in demand for Columbus Day weekend, typically a minor travel holiday, was noteworthy.Travel expert Troy Petenbrink thinks there are several … Read More

Man in court for travelling an hour in lockdown ‘for something to eat’

A man has been fined £150 after admitting driving from West Yorkshire to Manchester to ‘nip out for something to eat’

Lukman Majeed, 26, was spotted by the police in an Audi with four others in Rusholme at the end of May this year, when stringent travel lockdown restrictions were still in force.

The four were pulled over and questioned as to where they were headed, and were told the

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Bal Harbour Shops and Mobilitie Bring 5G to South Florida’s Premier Luxury Shopping Destination

Mobilitie, the largest privately-held wireless infrastructure firm in the nation, has partnered with Bal Harbour Shops to provide the South Florida luxury shopping center with 5G wireless connectivity. Bal Harbour Shops, internationally renowned for its high-end shopping and dining experiences, frequently sits atop the list for highly-ranked U.S. shopping centers based on sales per square foot and boasts an impressive lineup of luxury stores that include Chanel, Gucci, Neiman Marcus

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American Express Introduces New Travel Savings Just in Time for Holiday Bookings

Planning to take a long-overdue vacation? If you have any American Express cards or you’re interested in applying for one, then you should know about the card issuer’s latest travel savings offers.

American Express has done a good job of adding useful new perks to its credit and charge cards throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now travel is starting to open back up, the card issuer has big discounts and bonuses

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Best deals on Redmi Note 9 Pro, Mi 10, Samsung TV and more

a hand holding a cellphone: Amazon Great Indian Festival sale: Best deals on Redmi Note 9 Pro, Mi 10, Samsung TV and more

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Amazon Great Indian Festival sale: Best deals on Redmi Note 9 Pro, Mi 10, Samsung TV and more

Amazon will host its Great Indian Festival sale on 17 October in India. The Prime members will get early access to the sale on 16 October. The festival sale is expected to last a month long. Amazon has also confirmed that the buyers will be able to shop

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Latest coronavirus news for October 14, 2020: Live updates

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Half of U.S. states now on Chicago’s travel advisory list

A sign along the Indiana-Illinois state line in Dyer, Ind.,

Sun-Times file

Indiana has joined the states on Chicago’s emergency travel order after a surge of coronavirus cases in the Hoosier state.

People coming to Chicago from states on the list are asked to quarantine for 14 days, though there are exceptions for necessary trips, such as for medical care or travel by essential workers.

Changes to the

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Surface Laptop Go review: Microsoft delivers a decent budget PC

The Surface Laptop Go is Microsoft’s second try at an affordable Surface, and it hits the mark better than the original Surface Go tablet did. It still offers compromises, with strategic cuts to keep the price competitive with a Chromebook. Still, they’re mostly smart decisions—even a sub-1080p display and Windows 10 in S Mode didn’t turn us off. Although the Surface Laptop Go lacks the easy expansion of some competing

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Davidson Hotels & Resorts Bolsters Southeastern Footprint With Addition Of The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Leading hospitality management company Davidson Hotels & Resorts announces the addition of The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center to its growing portfolio. Operated by Davidson’s lifestyle and luxury division Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the 230-room, Art Deco-inspired boutique hotel is part of Curio Collection by Hilton. Located in New Orleans’ Arts and Warehouse District adjacent to The National WWII Museum, the property was

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Hawaii vacations become easier Thursday, but are tourists welcome?


Despite increasing coronavirus cases across the U.S., Hawaii officials hope to reboot tourism next week by loosening months of economically crippling pandemic restrictions, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arriving travelers. (Oct. 7)

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Hawaii is going to start providing an alternative to its mandatory quarantine rule starting Thursday, but don’t pack your swimsuit without knowing the details.

Visiting the islands still won’t be as carefree as

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Covid Travel: Airlines and Airports Say EU’s Plan Won’t Revive Flights

A traveler at Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy, France.

Photographer: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg

Airlines and airports said European Union moves to help restart flights in the region through a more coordinated approach to coronavirus-related travel curbs are wholly inadequate.

The measures, adopted Tuesday, fail to propose the replacement of quarantine requirements with coronavirus tests and won’t stop states refusing entry from other EU countries, the International Air

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Short-Term Rental Sites Combat Party Houses, Complaints as COVID Shuts Nightclubs

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down bars and concert halls in March, a new phenomenon was born: the vacation-rental nightclub.

Professional party promoters started scanning Airbnb, Vrbo and other short-term rental sites for mansions and luxury condos for hire. Tickets were going for $90 on Eventbrite and TikTok for soirees with bottle service and DJs.

“People were looking to escape from their own homes and came into our tiny neighborhood

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