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TSA says passengers who refuse to wear masks could be fined up to $1,500

The TSA is working to implement the executive order which mandates all travellers wear face masks. The agency could penalise travellers for not wearing one anywhere from $US250 to $US1,500. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Airline travellers are now legally required to wear a face mask […]
TSA says passengers who refuse to wear masks could be fined up to $1,500
Lifestyle

Parents who got kicked off United flight when their 2-year-old daughter refused to wear a mask say they don’t want to put her through it again

Eliz Orban and her husband were kicked off a New Jersey-bound United Airlines flight earlier in December after their 2-year-old daughter refused to wear a face mask. Orban and her husband later flew to Palm Beach, Florida, this time without their daughter, saying they were “traumatized” by their United experience. […]
Parents who got kicked off United flight when their 2-year-old daughter refused to wear a mask say they don’t want to put her through it again
Markets

Airline stocks surge after TSA reports highest traveller numbers since March

The Transportation Security Administration on Monday reported that 831,789 travellers passed through its checkpoints on Sunday – the highest number since March 17. In addition, traveller traffic has consistently increased over the last two weeks, according to TSA data. Shares of major airlines including American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta […]
Airline stocks surge after TSA reports highest traveller numbers since March
Markets

A hidden United benefit will extend your trip for next to nothing

United’s Excursionist Perk lets you add an extra flight in your destination region for no extra miles. It doesn’t require any extra steps to use, only that you book with miles and create a multi-city itinerary. If you have miles from the United Explorer Card or another source, like points […]
A hidden United benefit will extend your trip for next to nothing
Tech

Apple is reportedly one of United’s best customers, and now it may be helping the airline revamp its terminal at San Francisco Airport

United Airlines is discussing a partnership with Apple to fix up its San Francisco International Airport terminal, according to a report from Bloomberg. United said that Apple employees have been in the baggage hold areas, customer services areas, and lobbies at United’s SFO terminal, but it’s staying deliberately vague on […]
Apple is reportedly one of United’s best customers, and now it may be helping the airline revamp its terminal at San Francisco Airport
Lifestyle

I spent $910 for a roundtrip United flight from Newark to London — and it was worth every dollar when I got my first upgrade to Polaris. Here’s what the business class flight was like.

I’ve been a member of United’s Mileage Plus program for 31 years and have flown 479,533 miles with them. That puts me just shy of halfway to my goal of earning lifetime gold with United by flying one million miles. In August, I flew from London Heathrow to Newark, New […]
I spent $910 for a roundtrip United flight from Newark to London — and it was worth every dollar when I got my first upgrade to Polaris. Here’s what the business class flight was like.
News

United Airlines’ strong financial performance demonstrates how US airlines are overcoming issues caused by severe weather and the 737 Max grounding

United announced its best-ever second-quarter revenue during an earnings call on Wednesday, and increased projections for the rest of the year. The growth came in spite of several challenges the airline has faced this year, including severe weather, suspended routes, and the grounding of its 737 Max fleet. Increased demand […]
United Airlines’ strong financial performance demonstrates how US airlines are overcoming issues caused by severe weather and the 737 Max grounding
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China is pressuring Qantas to copy its political views

China has sent letters to Qantas, American Airlines, and reportedly United Airlines to warn them against referring to Taiwan as a country. The letter from China’s Civil Aviation Authority says the companies will be referred to “the relevant cyber-security authorities” if they do not comply. Taiwan is a self-ruled democratic […]
China is pressuring Qantas to copy its political views