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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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American Airlines becomes anchor partners in Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

In Texas, American Airlines has become an anchor partner to Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, investing $100 million in a groundbreaking collaborative effort to accelerate the clean energy technologies necessary for achieving a net zero economy by 2050. In becoming one of Breakthrough Energy Catalyst’s first anchor partners, American is backing up its ambitious climate commitments with concrete action to accelerate the development of pivotal emissions-reduction solutions like sustainable aviation fu...
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JetBlue, American Airlines blast DOJ over lawsuit challenging Northeast partnership

JetBlue and American Airlines pledged to forge ahead with their planned partnership at northeastern U.S. airports after the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit to block the deal.
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DOJ sues American Airlines and JetBlue over their alliance

The Department of Justice has sued two major airlines on Tuesday, alleging the companies created an alliance that raised prices and reduced choice for air passengers traveling to and from major cities in the United States' Northeast region.
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Justice Department sues American Airlines and JetBlue over their alliance

The Department of Justice has sued two major airlines on Tuesday, alleging the companies created an alliance that raised prices and reduced choice for air passengers traveling to and from major cities in the United States' Northeast region.
Tags: News, Stories, Department Of Justice, Jetblue, Justice Department, American Airlines, United States Northeast


American Airlines and JetBlue sued by DOJ over their airline alliance

The Department of Justice has sued two major airlines on Tuesday, alleging the companies created an alliance that raised prices and...
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DOJ sues to block JetBlue-American Airlines partnership

The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit to block an alliance between American Airlines and JetBlue, criticizing it as a “de...
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US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

The Justice Department is suing to stop American Airlines and JetBlue from coordinating their flights in the Northeast.
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US to challenge partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue

The US Justice Department is preparing to file a lawsuit challenging American Airlines partnership with JetBlue Airways on antitrust...
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Asian shares extend losses as China worries darken sentiment

By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Tuesday, with Tokyo down 2% as worries about heavily indebted Chinese real estate developers weighed on sentiment. On Monday, U.S. stocks logged their biggest drop since May, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite sinking 2.2%. Markets were closed Tuesday in Taiwan, Shanghai and South Korea. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng dropped 0.5% to 23,971.73 as selling of property developers slowed. The Nikkei 225 dropped 601.48 points to 29,898.57. Australia’...
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Stocks are heading for their biggest slump since May

By DAMIAN J. TROISE, STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA Stocks slumped on Wall Street Monday, mirroring losses overseas and putting the S&P 500 index on track for its biggest drop since May. Worries about debt-engorged Chinese property developers — and the damage they could do to investors worldwide if they default — are rippling across markets. Investors are also concerned that the U.S. Federal Reserve could signal this week that it’s planning to pull back some of the support measures it’s been giving ma...
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Stocks are heading for their biggest slump in almost a year

By DAMIAN J. TROISE, STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA Stocks slumped on Wall Street Monday, mirroring losses overseas and putting the S&P 500 index on track for its biggest drop in almost a year. Worries about debt-engorged Chinese property developers — and the damage they could do to investors worldwide if they default — are rippling across markets. Investors are also concerned that the U.S. Federal Reserve could signal this week that it’s planning to pull back some of the support measures it’s been gi...
Tags: Apple, Personal Finance, Hong Kong, Business, News, Utilities, Congress, Finance, China, Bank Of America, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Nvidia, Treasury, Morgan Stanley


Amir Khan says he was escorted from US flight ‘for no reason’

British boxer claims to have been banned by American Airlines after colleague’s mask ‘not high enough’British boxer Amir Khan has said he was escorted from a flight in the US by police “for no reason”.The 34-year-old, who has also appeared on reality television shows including I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!, claimed he had been banned by American Airlines. Continue reading...
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Flight attendant reportedly tells passengers she will 'be annoying' towards them if they do not wear a mask

Mask mandates and other pandemic rules remain in force on US airlines. YakobchukOlena/Getty Images An unidentified flight attendant was reportedly featured in a viral clip about mask mandates. The clip claims to feature the voice of an attendant who vowed to annoy passengers without masks. It has so far gained more than 2.9 million views on TikTok, Yahoo News reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. An airline passenger reportedly recorded a flight attendant pledging to a...
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American Airlines said it kicked a family with a 2-year-old off a flight in part over not wearing masks properly. The mother said she struggled to keep a mask on her son, and that he was having trouble breathing.

An American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock.com American Airlines kicked a family off a flight, in part over not wearing masks properly, it said. The mother said she struggled to get her 2-year-old son to keep his mask on. Children who are 2 years old or above must wear face coverings on American flights. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines removed a family from a flight on Monday, saying they didn't follow instructions to rem...
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American Airlines said it kicked a family with a 2-year-old off a flight for not wearing masks properly. The mother said she struggled to keep a mask on her son, and that he was having trouble breathing.

An American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock.com American Airlines kicked a family off a flight, in part for not wearing masks properly, it said. The mother said she struggled to get her two-year-old son to keep his mask on. Children who are two years old or above must wear face coverings on American flights. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines removed a family from a flight on Monday, saying they didn't follow instructions to ...
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Dallas, Fox News, American Airlines, Colorado Springs, Dallas Fort Worth, American Airlines Boeing, Pendarvis, Kate Duffy, Dreamliner Carlos Yudica Shutterstock, Amanda Pendarvis


Southwest Airlines announces 8 new routes in its latest expansion as airlines ramp up focus on Austin - see the full list

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700. AaronP:Bauer Griffin/GC Images/Getty Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday, six of which focus on Austin, Texas. Austin, dubbed "Silicon Hills," has become increasingly popular for tech giants from California. Southwest will operate two new routes outside of Texas, including service from Colorado to Mexico. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday in its latest network...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Elon Musk, Texas, News, Colorado, Mexico, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Chicago, Austin, United States, Delta, Silicon Valley, Boeing


British Airways demonstrated its progress on creating a 'Perfect Flight' using fuel made with used cooking oil as airlines race to reduce carbon emissions

BA Better World A320neo British Airways British Airways demonstrated a "Perfect Flight" from Heathrow to Glasgow using sustainable aviation fuel. The journey replicated a 2010 flight to show how much the airline has reduced its CO2 emissions over 11 years. Airlines are responding to the industry pollution problem as "flight shaming" gains popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. British Airways demonstrated how it is moving toward a "Perfect Flight" using sustainable je...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, London, News, Sweden, Scotland, US, Trends, Bbc, Tim Clark, Heathrow, Glasgow, Airbus, Edinburgh, Carbon Footprint


JOIN OUR LIVE EVENT ON OCTOBER 14: What employers can do to support working parents right now

There are a number of strategies companies can use to support working parents. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times The pandemic created a caregiving crisis and working parents have paid a steep price. At a time when companies are struggling to retain workers, this is no small issue for employers. Join us on October 14 at 1pm ET for a live event around how organizations can support caregivers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The coronavirus pandemic created a caregiving crisis, and...
Tags: Parenting, Parents, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Caregiving, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Webinar, American Airlines, Nordic, Working Parents, Al Seib Los Angeles Times, Rebecca Knight, Adrienne Schneider, Camille GroupKarsten Vagner


Southwest Airlines is giving fully vaccinated staff 16 hours extra pay - and cutting special sick pay for unvaccinated workers who catch COVID-19, a report says

Southwest Airlines is boosting incentives to encourage staff to get vaccinated. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Southwest Airlines is giving staff 16 hours extra pay if they show proof they're fully vaccinated, per CNBC. Southwest said flight attendants and pilots would receive pay for 13 trip segments, per CNBC. The airline is also cutting special sick pay for unvaccinated people who catch COVID-19, per CNBC. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines is boosting incen...
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Southwest Airlines is giving fully vaccinated staff 16 hours extra pay - and cutting special sick pay for unvaccinated workers who catch COVID-19

Southwest Airlines is boosting incentives to encourage staff to get vaccinated. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Southwest Airlines is giving staff 16 hours extra pay if they show proof they're fully vaccinated. Southwest said flight attendants and pilots would receive pay for 13 trip segments, per CNBC. The airline is also cutting special sick pay for unvaccinated people who catch COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines is boosting incentives for staff to g...
Tags: Transportation, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Delta, Airline Industry, Aviation, Airlines, Flights, Southwest Airlines, Cnbc, Dallas Morning News, American Airlines


Brazil's Gol to Receive $200 Million From American Airlines as Codeshare Agreement Upgraded

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian airline Gol announced an exclusive codeshare agreement with American Airlines valid for three years, adding it will...
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Texas’s largest companies stay silent on state abortion ban despite outrage

Corporations, including American Airlines and ExxonMobil, have not made statements about the ban that all but outlaws abortionDespite the widespread outrage over a new Texas law that all but outlaws abortion in the state, only a handful of major companies have spoken out against the legislation that went into effect on 1 September.The law relies on private citizens to carry out the ban by allowing people to file civil lawsuits against anyone who assists a woman in getting an abortion after embr...
Tags: Texas, US, ExxonMobil, US news, US politics, Abortion, American Airlines


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...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Delta, Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Ting, Sarah Jackson, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Kent Nishimura Los Angeles Times, Unvaccinated, Henry Ting Delta


Delta, American, and United are canceling flights from Shanghai as a typhoon forces the city's airports to suspend all flights

Typhoon Chanthu could bring up to 11 inches of rain to China's east coast. Dark clouds were already brooding over Shanghai on Sunday. VCG/VCG via Getty Images Shanghai's two airports are suspending all flights because of Typhoon Chanthu. This includes flights operated by Delta, American, United, Qantas, and KLM. "Passenger safety is our number one priority," the Shanghai Airport Authority said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shanghai's two airports are canceli...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, China, Trends, Delta Airlines, Shanghai, Delta, Qantas, KLM, United, United Airlines, American Airlines, Zhejiang, South China Morning Post, Pudong


We rounded up the best Hyatt hotels for every category tier and price, whether you book in cash or points

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor One of the world's most popular hotel chains, Hyatt has more than 600 properties in the US. Travelers may use World of Hyatt points across all hotel brands, ranging from budget to luxury. We rounded up some of the best Hyatt hotels in the US, whether you plan to earn or use points. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Regular travelers know that the best way to earn the most hotel incent...
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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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