“No matter what the headlines have been, no matter how the market’s turned, we always tend to find bookings rebounding fastest, soonest and greatest in those markets,” said Vasu Raja, American’s chief revenue officer.United said it expected to be able to make money even with corporate and long-haul international travel down 35 percent. (Both are currently down about 80 … [Read more...] about Once Crippled by the Pandemic, Airlines See a Fast Recovery Coming
Holly Elgison and Len Schillaci are a mixed vaxxed couple, and they are far from alone.“I was always going to get the vaccine, 100 percent,” said Ms. Elgison, a medical claims auditor in Valrico, Fla.Her husband, a disaster insurance adjuster, said he will pass. “To be honest with you, I think that the worst of Covid is behind us,” Mr. Schillaci said. “I’m good.”As the Biden … [Read more...] about What Do Women Want? For Men to Get Covid Vaccines.
The latest update on the labor market is scheduled to arrive Thursday morning when the government releases its weekly report on jobless claims.The unexpectedly sharp drop announced last Thursday took Wall Street by surprise and fueled hopes that the economic recovery was gaining momentum. About 613,000, it was the lowest weekly total of initial claims for state unemployment … [Read more...] about Will the unemployment claims report offer new hope on the economy?
The federal government is preparing to open two new industry-specific small-business relief programs, one of them months in the works, as its signature pandemic aid effort, the Paycheck Protection Program, nears its end.The Small Business Administration said it hopes to start taking applications by the end of this week for a $16 billion grant fund for live-event businesses like … [Read more...] about U.S. Readies Small-Business Grants as P.P.P. Nears End
The Risks Beyond Flights How air flows in planes is not the only part of the safety equation, according to infectious-disease experts: The potential for exposure may be just as high, if not higher, when people are in the terminal, sitting in airport restaurants and bars or going through the security line. As more people fly — nearly 1.5 million … [Read more...] about How Safe Are You From Covid When You Fly?