Airlines and Airplanes

Florida activist kicked off American Airlines plane after flight attendant deems face mask ‘offensive:' report

1 hour ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

A South Florida activist was thrown off an American Airlines plane last week after a flight attendant was apparently offended by her face mask.
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Southwest Airlines to reduce COVID-19 sanitizing efforts between flights

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Southwest Airlines announced it would be cutting back cabin cleaning procedures instituted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Disparities in a common air pollutant are visible from space

3 hours ago   |   Science Daily

As a global center for petrochemical manufacturing, Houston, Texas, experiences some of the worst air quality in the country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Alaska Airlines says 331 Anchorage employees face job cuts

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Alaska Airlines said 331 employees among the company's workforce in Anchorage may lose their jobs on Oct. 1.
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Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy as coronavirus crushes airlines

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

It's possible that no industry is facing a more serious crisis than air travel.
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Virgin Atlantic, 49% owned by Delta, files for US bankruptcy protection

6 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Virgin Atlantic, the airline founded by British businessman Richard Branson, has filed for protection in U.S. bankruptcy court as it tries to survive the virus pandemic that is...
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More than 200 employees of two airlines facing furloughs at Pittsburgh International Airport

More than 200 employees of two airlines facing furloughs at Pittsburgh International Airport

7 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


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A Texas Company Is Trying To Find Buyers For 1.7 Million Pounds Of Nuts American Airlines No Longer Will Serve

8 hours ago   |   Forbes

Milroy said that in 2019 American bought 1.35 million 20-ounce bags of mixed nuts from GNS, or almost 1.7 million pounds of nuts.
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See for Yourself: How Airplanes Are Cleaned Today

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Airlines are fine-tuning their cleaning procedures - where they clean, how frequently and with which tools. This is what the new processes look like.
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Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airlines files for US bankruptcy protection

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airlines files for US bankruptcy protection

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

Virgin Atlantic, the airline founded by British businessman Richard Branson, filed Tuesday for protection in U.S. bankruptcy court as it tries to survive the virus pandemic...
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Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

The Iowa Hawkeyes released their revised 10-game Big Ten Conference football schedule for 2020. Read more ...

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

STORRS, Conn. - UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools... Read more ...