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United employees sue the airline over exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, as the company announces 97% of workers have gotten the shot

United Airlines A group of United employees sued the company, saying it practiced a "pattern of discrimination" by denying their vaccine exemption requests. More than 97% of the airline's employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 leading up to the September 27 vaccine deadline. United Airlines was the first major US airline to require its employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to keep working. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six United Airlines employees have filed a...
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US sues to stop deal between American Airlines, JetBlue

By David Koenig | The Associated Press The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday that the agreement will eliminate important competition in New York and Boston and reduce JetBlue’s incentive to compete against American in other parts of the country. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the lawsuit was...
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Small airlines battle to serve the most remote US cities, where even empty flights can be profitable thanks to millions in subsidies

An Advanced Airlines Beechcraft King Air 350 aircraft. Joey Gerardi/Gerardi Aviation Photography The US government's Essential Air Service program gives subsidies to airlines serving remote cities. Around $315 million is being spent in 2021 for Lower 48 cities, given largely to the country's smallest airlines. EAS cities are highly sought after and communities can be very particular with who serves them. See more stories on Insider's business page. Beckley, West Virginia; Bu...
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Alaska Airlines offering BOGO ticket deal for fall travel, including flights to Hawaii, Mexico, Belize

Alaska's BOGO deal, which must be booked by Monday, covers flights from Oct. 5 through Dec. 15, with Thanksgiving travel blacked out.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alaska Airlines x Magic Sweepstakes (10 Disney Trips)

Enter for your chance to win one of 10 vacations for 4 to #Disneyland, including airfare, hotel and #Disney passes. To all who have been longing for the Disneyland® Resort, Alaska Airlines wants to...
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How Consistency Helped Alaska Airlines Ascend From Pandemic Turbulence

How do airlines protect passengers during a pandemic without sacrificing their company's spirit? It's a delicate safety dance. Since Covid-19's arrival, Alaska Airlines has banned more than 700 people--including an Alaska state senator--from flights for violating safety policies. It's also made playful distance markers, choreographed '80s parody videos and extended frequent-flyer perks. As the holiday...
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Delta Air Lines says its $200 monthly healthcare surcharge motivated one-fifth of its unvaccinated workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 within 2 weeks

Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Delta Air Lines recently said its staff must either get vaccinated or pay more for health insurance. Within two weeks of the announcement, 20% of Delta's unvaccinated workers chose to get the vaccine. The penalty, which takes effect November 1, is a $200 monthly surcharge for Delta's healthcare plan. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delta Air Lines' recently announced penalty for unvaccinated workers has alrea...
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American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
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Alaska Airlines banned her for refusing to wear a mask. Now state Sen. Lora Reinbold can't reach the capital to vote.

Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold stands in a hearing room before the start of a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Friday, March 12, 2021, in Juneau, Alaska. AP Photo/Becky Bohrer In a Facebook post, Alaska State Sen. Reinbold said Alaska Airlines is impeding her ability to get to the capital. Reinbold claimed Alaska Airlines preventing her from flying is a "political ban." Because of the ban, Reinbold's commute from Eagle River to Juneau may take up to two days. See more stories on ...
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Alaska lawmaker banned by airline says she can't reach capital to vote

State Sen. Lora Reinbold was banned by Alaska Airlines for refusing to wear a mask.
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Alaska Lawmaker Suspended by Airline Seeks Senate Excusal

An Alaska state lawmaker has requested to be absent from the state Senate until mid-January, citing the challenges of traveling to Juneau after she was suspended from flying on Alaska Airlines earlier this year.
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Action This Day: Biden Administration Advances Sustainable Fuels in American Aviation

Today, President Biden is taking steps to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers, airports, and non-governmental organizations to advance the use of cleaner and more sustainable fuels in American aviation. These steps will help make progress toward our climate goals for 2030 and are essential to unlocking the potential for a fully zero-carbon aviation sector by 2050. Today’s executive actions across the Departments of...
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American Airlines is ending pandemic leave for unvaccinated workers, becoming the latest carrier to step up incentives for employee COVID-19 vaccines

AP Photo/LM Otero American Airlines will stop giving a special pandemic leave to unvaccinated employees in October. This means those workers will need to use their own sick days or medical leave if they get COVID-19. American is now the latest carrier to encourage workers to get the vaccine through policy changes. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is taking another step to encourage workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The company told workers in a ...
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Woman says she was ‘harassed’ and kicked off Alaska Airlines flight for wearing a crop top

‘I wore an outfit. That’s what happened,’ says passenge
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American, Alaska Air will end pay protections for unvaccinated staff if they contract Covid

Alaska Airlines and American Airlines don't have vaccine mandates but will require unvaccinated employees to use their sick time if they...
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Alaska Airlines introduces $200 bonus for vaccinated staff

Alaska Airlines is handing out a $200 incentive to employees who can prove that they've been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
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Alaska Airlines is stopping paid time off for unvaccinated staff who contract or are exposed to COVID-19

Unvaccinated staff will also have to get regular coronavirus tests. Angel Alaska Airlines is stopping paid time off for unvaccinated staff who contract COVID-19. They'll also have to do a vaccine education program, the airline's parent company said Thursday. Alaska and sister company Horizon Air are mandating vaccines for new hires but not current staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. Staff at Alaska Airlines and its sister company Horizon...
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Alaska Airlines' Disappointing New Vaccination Policy

Alaska Airlines has added new policies around vaccination for employees. Unfortunately this leaves a lot to be desired. Here are the details.
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New hires with Alaska Airlines must be vaccinatedNew hires with Alaska Airlines must be vaccinated

Fully jabbed current workers will get bonus
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Alaska Airlines pushes employees toward vaccination

Alaska won't mandate vaccinations for employees but is imposing restrictions on those not vaccinated and providing a $200 bonus to those who are.
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Alaska Airlines will give vaccinated employees $200, stops short of company mandate

Alaska Airlines will also offer employees $200 if they share their vaccine status by Oct. 15
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Alaska Airlines to require vaccines for new hires, take quarantine pay away from unvaccinated employees

“We believe having as many people as possible vaccinated is the best path for protection against COVID-19 and we will continue to...
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U.S. News Reveals 2021-22 Best Travel Rewards Programs

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan once again is the Best Airline Rewards Program; Wyndham Rewards named the Best Hotel Rewards Program.
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7 airlines, including Southwest and Delta, are trying to dismiss a man's anti-mask lawsuit, saying he has no authority to sue them in federal court

The lawsuit alleged that multiple airlines had violated the Air Carrier Access Act. David McNew/Getty Images Airlines responded to a mask-mandate suit, saying the claim should be filed with the government. Delta, Southwest, JetBlue, Alaska, Allegiant, Frontier, and Spirit responded in federal court. There is "no private right of action," lawyers for Frontier and Allegiant wrote. See more stories on Insider's business page. Seven airlines sought to dismiss a lawsuit over mask requireme...
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Smoking Smartphone Sparks Emergency Evacuation of Alaska Airlines Jet, Two Taken To Hospital

Passengers escaped an Alaska Airlines jet via emergency slides on Monday night after a malfunctioning smartphone filled the cabin with smoke. The Register reports: The pilot ordered the evacuation of flight 751 from New Orleans to Seattle after someone's cellphone started to spit out sparks and smoke just after landing. As the aircraft was still waiting on the tarmac at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for a gate, the slides were deployed and all 129 passengers and six crew made it out. The ...
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Alaska Airlines Flight Forced To Evacuate After Passenger's Samsung Phone Caught Fire

Another day, another story of a Samsung phone turning into a ticking time bomb. On Monday, an Alaska Airlines flight was forced to evacuate all 129 passengers after landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport after one of those passenger’s phones caught ablaze. Read more...
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A Samsung phone burst into flames on a plane, forcing emergency evacuation

It is being reported that a Samsung smartphone burst into flames inside an Alaska Airlines flight yesterday evening. Upon inspection, ...
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Smartphone fire on Alaska Airlines passenger jet prompts evacuation

A smartphone caught fire on an Alaska Airline passenger plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Monday, prompting an emergency evacuation of the jet.
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