U.S. considers airline wastewater testing as Covid surges in China

U.S. considers airline wastewater testing as Covid surges in China

An Air China Boeing 747-8 makes its final approach landing at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport on Jan. 23, 2020. Nicolas Economou | Nurphoto | Getty Images As Covid-19 infections surge in China, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering sampling wastewater taken from international aircraft to track any emerging new variants, … Read more

Southwest Airlines Gears Up for a Normal Flight Schedule on Friday After Mass Cancellations

Southwest Airlines Gears Up for a Normal Flight Schedule on Friday After Mass Cancellations

Southwest Airlines Co. LUV 3.70% executives said the airline is gearing up to resume its full flying schedule on Friday, removing limits on ticket sales and rebuilding crew schedules after an operational meltdown led it to cancel thousands of flights over the past week.  Executives also pledged to continue work to update technology systems that … Read more

Southwest Airlines says they expect to return to normal operations – ABC News

Southwest Airlines says they expect to return to normal operations – ABC News

Southwest Airlines says they expect to return to normal operations  ABC News How to rescue yourself from holiday travel nightmares  Fox News Opinion | Will Southwest’s Debacle Finally Spur Congress to Act?  The New York Times Opinion | The problem behind Southwest’s cancellations? Staffing.  The Washington Post View Full Coverage on Google News

Federal government probes Southwest as airline works to resume operations – ABC News

Federal government probes Southwest as airline works to resume operations – ABC News

Federal government probes Southwest as airline works to resume operations  ABC News Southwest to operate all scheduled flights after ‘meltdown’  SFGATE How much did Southwest’s meltdown cost one Texas family? Here’s the math  WFAA Union blames Southwest’s old systems for mass cancellations  WOOD TV8 View Full Coverage on Google News

Four charts explaining the Southwest Airlines crisis

Four charts explaining the Southwest Airlines crisis

CNN  —  A blast of severe winter weather last week caused thousands of Southwest Airlines flight cancellations and spiraled into a complete meltdown of its flight system. In the days since, the carrier’s scramble to recover has been slow and, some passengers argue, largely unsuccessful. But experts say Southwest’s mess is actually the culmination of … Read more

United and American Airlines place price caps on some cities to help Southwest customers get home

United and American Airlines place price caps on some cities to help Southwest customers get home

New York CNN  —  Many Southwest customers have been desperately trying something – anything – that will get them back home. But some passengers have been horrified to find other airlines posting last-minute flights to their destinations that can cost thousands of dollars. United and American Airlines say they have a solution: The airlines will … Read more

Southwest Airlines Fliers Contend With Lost Luggage Along With Canceled Flights

Southwest Airlines Fliers Contend With Lost Luggage Along With Canceled Flights

Southwest Airlines Co. on Tuesday said it would limit new bookings on the planes it plans to fly in the coming days, and the airline came under more scrutiny from Washington for its holiday storm meltdown. Southwest canceled 2,677 flights, or 65% of its scheduled Tuesday departures, according to data from FlightAware. The airline said … Read more

Airline meltdown – ABC News

Airline meltdown – ABC News

Airline meltdown  ABC News Chaos as airline cancels 3000 flights  news.com.au USDOT investigating Southwest cancelations and delays  Townsville Bulletin Southwest captain explains why airline had widespread cancellation of scheduled flights across US  ABC7 News Bay Area Thousands of nationwide flight cancellations affect travelers at Austin Straubel Airport  NBC 26 View Full coverage on Google News

Travelers “beyond frustrated” by Southwest Airlines cancellations: “It’s been hell”

Travelers “beyond frustrated” by Southwest Airlines cancellations: “It’s been hell”

Southwest Airlines apologizes as thousands of flights are canceled and delayed Southwest Airlines apologizes as thousands of flights are canceled and delayed 02:22 The winter storm that disrupted travel plans over the weekend and created an epic pile-on of flight cancellations for Southwest Airlines left the carrier’s passengers “beyond frustrated,” as one put it to … Read more

China to end quarantine for international travelers

China to end quarantine for international travelers

Passenger planes sit on the tarmac at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport on Nov. 4, 2022, before China ended Covid-related restrictions on travel. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — China announced late Monday that travelers will no longer need to quarantine upon arrival on the mainland starting Jan. 8. The forthcoming shift … Read more