Although the travel industry is slowly bouncing back as pandemic worries start to fade, the effects of the coronavirus on U.S. domestic air travel will have a lingering impact for years to come.
With help from Washington, Southwest Airlines is the first major U.S. airline to report a profit since the pandemic started.
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Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian took a moment during the company’s quarterly earnings call to address the impact on business after his response to the new Georgia election law.
Air travel, stifled by the COVID-19 pandemic, is widely expected to rebound in the second half of 2021 as wide vaccine rollouts encourage travel and drive summer bookings.
Delta, JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs lead earnings reports in the week ahead, while investors will get a taste of Coinbase’s IPO, the first crypto company to go public.
In recent weeks, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has reported a steady increase in passenger volume at airports across the nation, offering a bit of relief for the battered industry.
Delta Air Lines canceled about 100 flights Sunday due to staff shortages, and it opened up middle seats a month earlier than expected in order to carry more passengers.
Air travel is bouncing back and leaving millions with frequent flyer miles that are set to expire.
The Georgia House of Representatives voted Wednesday to strip Delta of a multimillion-dollar tax break in a symbolic rebuke of CEO Ed Bastian, who joined other business leaders in criticizing recent changes to the state’s voting laws.
Delta and JPMogran are condemning Georgia's HB 531 -- a controversial election reform bill that Gov. Brian Kemp signed last week after it passed in the Republican-controlled legislature.
The major U.S. carrier plans to add nine new routes, and add nonstop flights to more than 20 vacation destinations, the airline announced Friday.
The Atlanta-based airline will hand out the "one-time adjustments" to individual executives in order to restore lost income.
A winter storm that caused dangerous travel conditions and power outages for thousands forced airlines across the country to cancel flights and issue waivers.
Delta announced on Monday that it was extending its middle-seat block for one more month, to the end of April. Delta, the last U.S. airline to block all middle seats in coach, will consider further extensions based on Covid-19 transmission and vaccination rates.
The airline has been offering more space through seat blocking while also reducing the number of people on board each flight since April 2020, the airline said in a statement.
Dr. Henry Ting will join the airline on Feb. 15 to aid in its efforts to mitigate the transmission of the coronavirus and restore confidence about the safety of air travel, as the number of passengers currently flying is well below pre-pandemic numbers.
Things might be looking up for Delta pilots.
The coronavirus pandemic dealt a major blow to the travel industry, with airlines losing billions of dollars since the outbreak.
In the first quarter, the Atlanta-based airline expects revenue to fall by 60% to 65% from a year ago and its scheduled flight capacity to shrink by 35%.