Why Delta’s Results Bode Ill for United Airlines

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

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

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

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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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Airlines Pitch Frequent-Flier Mile Deals to Travelers Wary of Covid

Besides wearing a mask on an airplane, there’s one other thing you should definitely do if you are traveling this fall or over the holidays: Use your miles.

A survey of pandemic award prices finds airlines are making award seats available at very cheap prices in miles or points. First-class seats, which give you a bit more social distance on board, are a particularly good value.

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Southwest Airlines to add service from O’Hare Airport in 2021

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Southwest Airlines Announces Plans to Add Service at O’Hare Next Year

Southwest Arlines plans to offer flights out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport next year, the airline announced Monday.



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A Southwest Airlines jet makes its approach to Love Field Airport, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


The company, which has long operated out of Midway Airport, expects to add service to O’Hare Airport beginning in “the first half of 2021.” Details on schedules and fares are

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Southwest Airlines is launching new flights out west from CLT soon

Southwest Airlines announced plans to bring two new nonstop routes to Charlotte Douglas International Airport starting in November.

The move came less than a week after American Airlines confirmed it would resume its first nonstop flight to Europe since the coronavirus pandemic brought route cancellations to North Carolina.

Southwest will begin operating daily flights from CLT to Denver beginning Nov. 4, and will begin offering a seasonal flight from Charlotte

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Southwest Airlines Collaborating with Stanford University School of Medicine for Guidance Regarding the Southwest Promise

As part of the collaboration, Southwest will have access to an advisory council comprised of Stanford Medicine’s physician-scientists with knowledge and expertise in infectious diseases, prevention and testing protocols, and the latest medical research about COVID-19. This advisory council will provide insights to support Southwest’s commitment to keeping Safety as an uncompromising priority.

“We look forward to working with Stanford Medicine as we continue utilizing a science-based approach to develop

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Southwest Airlines to expand in Houston and Chicago in 2021

Southwest Airlines said Monday it will expand in Houston and Chicago by starting flights to those cities’ largest airports, stepping up its head-to-head competition against bigger airlines.

Southwest already serves smaller airports in both cities — Hobby in Houston and Midway in Chicago. The airline said it expects to return to Houston George Bush Intercontinental, where United is the dominant carrier, and launch service at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, where

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Airlines Offering ‘Flights To Nowhere’ Amid COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

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How are people who love travel coping during a pandemic that has left a lot of us stuck at home, a lot of borders closed. Right? Well, they are coping not well. Some airlines in Asia are trying to offer a solution – flights to nowhere. Seriously, these flights start and end at the exact same airport. A skeptical

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) air hostess returns Dh21,385 to passenger travelling from Dubai to Karachi

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A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) air hostess returned Dh21,385 to a passenger travelling from the UAE to Pakistan on October 13 and now the flight attendant is getting rewarded by the airline for her honesty.

As per Pakistani media reports, air hostess Bushara Saleem found the cash on the seat of the passenger. She then returned it to the

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Airlines Offering ‘Flights To Nowhere’ Amid COVID-19 Travel Restrictions : NPR

Got that itch to travel? With many international routes still closed, Asian countries with low COVID-19 rates are offering “flights to nowhere” that start and end at the same airport.



RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

How are people who love travel coping during a pandemic that has left a lot of us stuck at home, a lot of borders closed. Right? Well, they are coping not well. Some airlines in Asia are

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Southwest Airlines plans to add service out of O’Hare next year

Southwest Airlines plans to begin flying out of O’Hare International Airport by the middle of next year, the airline announced Monday.



a large passenger jet sitting on top of a runway: Southwest Airlines flights at Chicago Midway International AirportWednesday, July 15, 2020.


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Southwest Airlines flights at Chicago Midway International AirportWednesday, July 15, 2020.

The Dallas-based airline has served Midway Airport since 1985 but has never operated flights from O’Hare.

Southwest, which has 4,800 Chicago-based employees, said expanding to O’Hare will not change its service at

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China Southern Airlines Expects Pandemic to Severely Hurt Nine-Month Results

   By Martin Mou 
 

China Southern Airlines Co. said Tuesday that it expects the Covid-19 pandemic to severely hurt its results for the first three quarters of the year.

Facing “unprecedented difficulties” brought about by the pandemic, the company has made efforts to control costs and seek policy support while boosting cargo revenue to weather the downturn, China Southern said.

The state-owned carrier swung to a net loss in the first

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Southwest Airlines to Challenge Rivals at O’Hare and in Houston

Southwest will start service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport next year, the airline said Monday. The moves mean expanding Southwest’s already large footprint in Chicago to take on

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and in Houston, to an airport where United dominates.

Southwest’s move is one of the first signs of the tectonic shifts under way

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Southwest Airlines will expand to Houston Intercontinental, Chicago O’Hare airports in early 2021

Southwest Airlines will start service to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental and Chicago O’Hare airports early next year, two markets where it already has a major presence.

Southwest, which flies now to Chicago Midway and Houston Hobby airports, is continuing its coronavirus pandemic strategy of flying to more U.S. airports to capture more customers.

“It’s very common for us to serve multiple airports in the same city, we just had not

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Southwest Airlines to serve Chicago O’Hare, Houston Intercontinental

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In a move that may alarm its larger rivals, Southwest Airlines said Monday that it is going to start service from Chicago’s and Houston’s main, larger airports.

In saying it will begin operations at Chicago’s O’Hare and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental, Southwest said it will continue to fly from

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After Mismanaging Their Companies With Stock Buybacks And Lucrative CEO Pay Packages, Airlines Demand Another $25 Billion From Taxpayers

In March, the coronavirus—the name used at the time—wreaked financial havoc on the airline industry. Health experts and government officials strongly advised people to avoid nonessential travel due to the risks of catching or spreading the disease. Fear over the fast-moving virus among passengers on cruise ships terrified potential air travelers. Cognizant of the dangers associated with

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Southwest Airlines will expand to Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport

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Southwest Airlines to add Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush Intercontinental



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Southwest Airlines is on a tear adding new airports to its route map with Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush Intercontinental due to join next year.

The Dallas-based carrier will add the large hubs of Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and

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Tables at the $440-per-head restaurant in a grounded Singapore Airlines aircraft sold out in just 30 minutes

  • Singapore Airlines will serve fine-dining meals on its grounded aircrafts at the end of October.
  • Within half an hour of bookings opening on Monday, all seats were snapped up.
  • Four cabin classes are available, and prices per head vary from around $37 to $441, depending on cabin class.
  • Diners have to bring their passports, and the airline will check guests’ temperatures before they’re allowed onboard.
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