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Airlines are enacting security measures even stricter than post-9/11 on flights to Washington, DC as violent extremism threatens Biden’s inauguration

Airlines are stepping up their security measures on flights to Washington, DC ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. “These new security measures are more extensive and stringent compared to those implemented after 9/11,” industry analyst Henry Harteveldt of Atmosphere Research Group told Insider. Alaska Airlines is enacting the most stringent […]
Airlines are enacting security measures even stricter than post-9/11 on flights to Washington, DC as violent extremism threatens Biden’s inauguration
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The FAA ignored safety issues ahead of deadly crashes, cozied up with companies it was supposed to regulate, and retaliated against whistleblowers, according to an explosive congressional investigation

An explosive congressional report released on Friday found “significant lapses in aviation safety oversight and failed leadership” at the Federal Aviation Administration. The report determined that the agency repeatedly ignored safety warnings ahead of fatal crashes, was cosy with the companies it was supposed to regulate, and retaliated against whistleblowers […]
The FAA ignored safety issues ahead of deadly crashes, cozied up with companies it was supposed to regulate, and retaliated against whistleblowers, according to an explosive congressional investigation
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‘You should fly’: Southwest Airlines CEO said travelling by plane is safe, despite the CDC and infectious disease experts warning against air travel

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said said passengers “should fly” during the coronavirus pandemic in a recent interview with Axios. Kelly said air cabins recirculate and filter air well, but public health experts say patrons can still contract the virus in crowded airports and sitting near sick passengers. About one […]
‘You should fly’: Southwest Airlines CEO said travelling by plane is safe, despite the CDC and infectious disease experts warning against air travel
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Southwest just announced 12 new routes to leisure destinations like Hawaii and Mexico as it prepares to fly the Boeing 737 Max again — here’s the full list

Southwest Airlines is expanding with 12 new leisure routes across the United States and Mexico. Savannah, Georgia and Sarasota, Florida are the focus of the expansion, with nine new routes to those cities. Hawaii and Mexico will see three new routes as Americans seek vacations in tropical locales. Visit Business […]
Southwest just announced 12 new routes to leisure destinations like Hawaii and Mexico as it prepares to fly the Boeing 737 Max again — here’s the full list
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Here’s which airlines are blocking middle seats for Thanksgiving travel

Five US airlines are blocking middle seats or limiting capacity for the Thanksgiving holidays. Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and JetBlue Airways have all committed to blocking seats through turkey day but not all will keep the policy much longer. After Thanksgiving, only two airlines have […]
Here’s which airlines are blocking middle seats for Thanksgiving travel
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Southwest is reportedly looking to acquire up to 30 Boeing 737 Max jets even though many travellers say they don’t want to fly on the troubled plane

Southwest Airlines is in talks with Boeing to purchase more 737 Max aircraft, Bloomberg is reporting. The low-cost airline is reportedly looking at aircraft that have been built but not delivered due to order cancellations, known as “white tail” aircraft. The ill-fated aircraft has been grounded since March 2019 following […]
Southwest is reportedly looking to acquire up to 30 Boeing 737 Max jets even though many travellers say they don’t want to fly on the troubled plane
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Southwest Airlines is adding 9 new leisure routes and expanding to major airports in Chicago and Houston – here’s the full list

Southwest Airlines just announced nine new leisure routes to cities across the country with a focus on Florida, Colorado, and California. The almost non-existent demand for business travel has forced Southwest to adjust its flyers, serving airports it has historically avoided and operating seasonal services. The airline recently asked employees […]
Southwest Airlines is adding 9 new leisure routes and expanding to major airports in Chicago and Houston – here’s the full list
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