Major U.S. airlines endorse temperature checks for passengers

Major U.S. airlines endorse temperature checks for passengers WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A major U.S. airline trade group on Saturday said it backed the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checking the temperatures of passengers and customer-facing employees during the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Passengers walk through...

Coronavirus Could Disrupt Weather Monitoring

Coronavirus Could Disrupt Weather Monitoring The drop in airline travel caused by the coronavirus pandemic has sharply reduced the amount of atmospheric data routinely gathered by commercial airliners, the World Meteorological Organization said Thursday, adding that it was “concerned about the increasing impact” on weather...

Travelers take airline mask requirement in stride

Every leading U.S. airline will require passengers to wear facial coverings during flights. Airlines say they won’t let customers without masks board a plane. (May 6) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this...

U.S. airlines mandating facial coverings for all passengers

U.S. airlines mandating facial coverings for all passengers FILE PHOTO: An airline pilot walks through Reagan National Airport during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Washington, U.S., April 5, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The largest U.S. airlines are moving rapidly to mandate...

Virgin Australia airline seeks bankruptcy protection

Virgin Australia airline seeks bankruptcy protection Virgin Australia is seeking bankruptcy protection, entering voluntary administration after a debt crisis worsened by the coronavirus shutdown pushed it into insolvency By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press April 21, 2020, 8:54 AM 4 min read 4 min read Share...

Top Democrats Press Treasury to Accelerate Airline Bailout

Top Democrats Press Treasury to Accelerate Airline Bailout WASHINGTON — Top Democratic lawmakers have urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to quickly provide American airlines with direct payroll assistance and to avoid insisting on overly restrictive terms that could deter companies from taking the money. Major...