General Electric‘s aviation unit and its joint-venture partner Safran of France on Monday said they are developing new airplane engines that aim to cut emissions by more than a fifth of today’s levels. GE Aviation and France’s Safran together produce some of the most commonly used aircraft engines under their CFM joint venture. Together they
Miami Beach, Florida Artur Debat | Moment | Getty Images Interest in travel is picking up as the pandemic winds down, and cooped-up Americans are itching to hit the road again, two recent surveys have found. Travelers are thinking about booking trips to warm and sunny domestic climes — be they Sun Belt cities or
In this article RCL In an aerial view, Explorer of the Seas (front), a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, along with other cruise ships are docked at Port Miami as the cruise line industry waits to begin operations again on May 26, 2021 Joe Raedle | Getty Images News | Getty Images Royal Caribbean Cruises said
In this article UAL United was the first commercial airline to fly the first FDA-authorized Covid vaccines to the U.S. Source: United Airlines United Airlines told more than 40,000 employees on Friday that their jobs are safe when federal Covid-19 aid for the sector expires this fall thanks to a rebound in travel demand. The
Erik Isakson | Tetra images | Getty Images Americans want their summer vacations. After a year of being pent up during the pandemic, 80% said they are ready to travel, according to a recent survey by tourism market research firm Destination Analysts. However, with that demand comes higher prices. Airline tickets are up 7% for
U.S. President Joe Biden waves as he and First Lady Jill Biden walk on the ellipse to board Marine One on June 09, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Joe Biden and the First Lady are traveling to the United Kingdom for the G7 Summit and will later travel to Belgium and Switzerland, as part of
Martin Dimitrov | E+ | Getty Images It’s tempting to go on a post-pandemic shopping spree. After a year of hunkering down, skipping vacations and restaurant dining, many Americans can’t wait to start spending again. Just over 50% of U.S. consumers plan to spend extra money splurging or treating themselves, according to a May survey
Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are seen parked at a Boeing facility on August 13, 2019 in Renton, Washington. David Ryder | Getty Images Southwest Airlines is upsizing its order for Boeing‘s smallest 737 Max model by nearly three-dozen planes, the carrier said Tuesday, citing an improvement in travel demand. The Dallas-based airline said in a
In this article JBLU DAL AAL UAL LUV People ready to fly again may want to prioritize redeeming their airline miles, rather than trying to earn new ones. A glut of unused reward miles may push airlines to change their frequent flyer programs in ways that could disadvantage some customers, warns ValuePenguin, one of LendingTree’s
A United Airlines passenger jet lands at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, U.S. December 6, 2019. Chris Helgren | Reuters United Airlines is offering new incentives to flight attendants and pilots who show proof of that they have received a Covid-19 vaccination, the latest plan from a company to encourage employees to get inoculated.
In this article DIS The Avengers Campus park land in Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, California. Disney Avengers Assemble! Disney’s new Avengers Campus is open. The new area, which is located within Disneyland’s California Adventure theme park, replaced A Bug’s Land and includes the preexisting Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission: Breakout ride at the edge
Asia has more than 30 cities with populations greater than five million people, yet only two can lay claim to the top bar on Asia’s 50 Best Bars list. Every year since the list’s inception, the continent’s best-ranked bar has been in either Hong Kong or Singapore. The annual ranking is organized by William Reed
In this article UAL Mockup photo of Boom Supersonic’s proposed supersonic airplane. Boom Supersonic United Airlines is planning to turn the friendly skies into the ultrafast skies with the addition of supersonic jets. The carrier announced Thursday it’s buying 15 planes from Boom Supersonic with the option to purchase 35 more at some point.
In this article WIZZ-GB LONDON — The coordination of travel rules in the European Union has become a politicized process and the rules remain “unpredictable,” the CEO of Wizz Air said as the airline experiences “huge” demand for the summer. “I think the European Union as such has broken down completely, we have failed to
Americans are expected to spend roughly $4.7 billion on gas during the Friday through Monday of Memorial Day weekend, according to GasBuddy, an app and website focused on finding real-time fuel prices. That breaks down to about $1.18 billion spent on gas each day, give or take $1 million, Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum
Social media personalities Dixie D’Amelio and Noah Beck at Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort on May 2, 2021 in Anaheim, California. Handout | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The Covid pandemic made the past 14 months a literal roller coaster of a ride for both theme parks and their fans. Parks
A bird flies by in the foreground as a Southwest Airlines jet comes in for a landing at McCarran International Airport on May 25, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images Southwest Airlines said it is delaying plans to resume serving alcoholic beverages, after one of its flight attendants was assaulted and
Incidents of unruly behavior from airplane passengers has risen to an unprecedented level this year, union leader Sara Nelson told CNBC on Friday, the start of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. “This is an environment that we just haven’t seen before, and we can’t wait for it to be over,” the president of the Association of
If you are suffering from post-pandemic sticker shock, you are not alone. From gas and groceries to computers and clothing, everyday items are suddenly more expensive. As the country recovers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and Americans put their stimulus checks and stashed cash to work, some of these higher costs are simply the price consumers
The William Hill Sportsbook opened Wednesday inside the Capital One Arena in Washington, marking the first sportsbook to operate inside of a U.S. arena. The development shows the “breathtaking” change in the relationship between sports leagues and team ownership and sport betting companies over the past several years, said Tom Reeg, CEO of Caesars Entertainment.