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OntheRunPhoto | iStock Editorial | Getty Images Southwest Airlines on Wednesday said it expects to be profitable in the fourth quarter, thanks to stronger-than-expected leisure travel demand despite the emergence of the omicron variant of Covid. The Dallas-based carrier forecast fourth-quarter revenue down 10% to 15% from the same period of 2019, when it generated
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President Joe Biden said Monday he is directing federal agencies to be prepared to move as quickly as possible to approve additional vaccines or boosters tailored to shield against the new omicron coronavirus variant. The current Covid vaccines are believed to provide at least some protection from the heavily mutated omicron strain, and booster shots
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The “knee-jerk” reaction from countries imposing border restrictions due to the new omicron Covid variant show that governments haven’t learned much about how to manage Covid-19 effectively, according to CAPA – Centre for Aviation. Multiple countries including the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Singapore last week moved to restrict travel from southern Africa after the
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A passenger arrives at a terminal of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as countries react to the new coronavirus Omicron variant amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Washington, U.S. November 30, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Carlos Barria | Reuters The spread of the omicron Covid-19 variant across the world could further delay the travel industry’s
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In this article LVS The dip in travel stocks following the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant is a temporary “setback” that presents some attractive buying opportunities within the sector, according to investor SpringOwl Asset Management. Travel and tourism stocks were hammered after the World Health Organization classified omicron a “variant of concern.” Several countries
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Travelers walk through Terminal A at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport November 23, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Drew Angerer | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Monday said he doesn’t expect the U.S. to impose additional travel restrictions to stem the spread of the coronavirus omicron variant, sending some airline stocks higher. Airline and aerospace
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Reynisfjara is a world-famous black-sand beach located on the south coast of Iceland. Luis Cagiao Photography | Moment | Getty Images Iceland has been a focal point of my wanderlust for the better part of two years. The country is a dreamscape of natural beauty: the black sands of Reynisfjara, towering icebergs of the Jökulsárlón
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A nurse prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children for distribution in Montreal, Quebec on November 24, 2021. ANDREJ IVANOV | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization on Friday assigned the Greek letter omicron to a newly identified Covid variant in South Africa. The U.N. health agency recognized the strain, first referred to
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Flight attendants wearing protective masks walk through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images An accidental gun discharge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s security screening area on Saturday afternoon led to all departing flights being briefly halted. The airport said on Twitter there
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Travelers at Los Angeles International Airport LAX are beating the crowds on Thursday, November 18, 2021, as up to 2 million people are expected to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the two-week Thanksgiving holiday period that begins today, potentially doubling the number from the same time last year. Al Seib | Los Angeles
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