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 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

Airlines Cancel Flights as Winter Storm and High Winds Snarl Christmas Travel

Airlines Cancel Flights as Winter Storm and High Winds Snarl Christmas Travel

Airlines are canceling hundreds of flights as a severe winter storm is expected to bring freezing temperatures, gusty winds and snow across swaths of the country in the coming days. Over 1,200 U.S. flights originally scheduled for Thursday had been canceled as of Wednesday afternoon, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking site. Airports in Denver … Read more

Food-Delivery Apps Press to Amend New York City Fee Caps

Food-Delivery Apps Press to Amend New York City Fee Caps

Delivery companies Grubhub and DoorDash Inc. DASH 2.33% are pushing for enactment of a bill in New York City that would amend the city’s cap on the fees they can charge restaurants—a measure the companies say is urgent as a new minimum wage for delivery workers takes effect next year. Grubhub retained a former state … Read more

Microsoft Tops the Best-Managed Companies of 2022

Microsoft Tops the Best-Managed Companies of 2022

The technology sector’s grip on the top spots in the annual Management Top 250 ranking slipped this year. Microsoft Corp. held its ground, ranking No. 1 in this measure of the best-run companies in the U.S. for the third straight year. But unlike last year, when tech companies took the first five spots in the … Read more

U.S. Altered Himars Rocket Launchers to Keep Ukraine From Firing Missiles Into Russia

U.S. Altered Himars Rocket Launchers to Keep Ukraine From Firing Missiles Into Russia

WASHINGTON—The U.S. secretly modified the advanced Himars rocket launchers it gave Ukraine so they can’t be used to fire long-range missiles into Russia, U.S. officials said, a precaution the Biden administration says is necessary to reduce the risk of a wider war with Moscow. The U.S. since June has supplied Ukrainian forces with 20 High … Read more

Delta Air Lines Offers Pilots 34% Raises Over Four-Year Deal

Delta Air Lines Offers Pilots 34% Raises Over Four-Year Deal

Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL 0.93% is offering pilots raises amounting to at least 34% over the term of a proposed deal, another sign of how pilots are pushing the now-booming airline industry for better pay and other benefits. The proposal still needs to be approved by union leaders and then would have to be … Read more

Apple Makes Plans to Move Production Out of China

Apple Makes Plans to Move Production Out of China

In recent weeks, Apple Inc. AAPL -0.34% has accelerated plans to shift some of its production outside China, long the dominant country in the supply chain that built the world’s most valuable company, say people involved in the discussions. It is telling suppliers to plan more actively for assembling Apple products elsewhere in Asia, particularly … Read more

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Ghosts Cities Across America

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Ghosts Cities Across America

ONTARIO, Calif.—The unsolicited proposal from Elon Musk’s tunnel-building venture arrived in January 2020. To the local transportation authority, it felt like finding Willy Wonka’s golden ticket. Officials had started planning for a street-level rail connection between booming Ontario International Airport and a commuter train station 4 miles away, with an estimated cost north of $1 … Read more

Employers Rethink Need for College Degrees in Tight Labor Market

Employers Rethink Need for College Degrees in Tight Labor Market

Companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Delta Air Lines Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. have reduced educational requirements for certain positions and shifted hiring to focus more on skills and experience. Maryland this year cut college-degree requirements for many state jobs—leading to a surge in hiring—and incoming Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro campaigned on a … Read more