Can companies deny you entry if you don’t have a vaccination passport?

As more Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19 and the economy begins to reopen, some businesses are requiring proof of vaccination to enter their premises. After your first vaccine, you receive a card issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Miami Heat basketball team, for example, asks some of …

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Western Global Airlines pilots join union

The National Mediation Council on Tuesday certified the Airline Pilots Association as the negotiating representative of the 180 pilots of the all-cargo carrier Western Global Airlines. The pilots were previously not represented. Sixty-nine percent of the attendees voted to join the world’s largest pilots union. Western Global Airlines, based in …

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Airlines Offer Crown Jewel Loyalty Programs To Bond Market

When the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a halt, airlines turned to whatever sources of funding they could find – even their previously untouched loyalty programs. Whether this is a positive development for the industry depends on who you ask. United Airlines Holdings Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc. and American …

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Relief bill will save tens of thousands of airline and airport jobs

The pandemic relief bill that President Biden signed Thursday afternoon will protect tens of thousands of aviation jobs, providing a lifeline for an industry that is likely to struggle for some time even as vaccinations accelerate. After Congress this week approved the legislation, which includes $ 14 billion for airlines …

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United Airlines tells staff it is hiring hundreds of pilots for travel recovery

United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines Thursday, told staff it would soon start hiring hundreds of pilots – a process the airline was forced to stop when the coronavirus pandemic devastated travel demand last year, according …

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Air France-KLM obtains $ 4.7 billion in state aid to survive

Do you want to know the European markets? In your inbox before opening, every day. register here. Air France-KLM will receive up to 4 billion euros ($ 4.7 billion) in a French bailout that may not be enough to see the beleaguered carrier through the still raging pandemic. The package …

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US repays government loan with AAdvantage funding

American Airlines has repaid its government loan. Released in the fall, the carrier leveraged its AAdvantage loyalty program in the private market to raise a whopping $ 10 billion in funding. The airline has touted this funding as one of the reasons it doesn’t need to seek cash – the …

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Covid propels governments into the cockpit with the help of a flag bearer

Decades after being freed from government control, many of Europe’s largest airlines are being forced back into state arms by the pandemic. With air travel still showing no signs of recovery in the region, carriers may have to face their saviors as powerful shareholders for some time to come. Air …

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Group of planes loan plane for exhibit at Western Nebraska Regional Airport | Aeronautics

Jeff Robbins, right, and David Kiraly, are members of Local 608 of the Experimental Aircraft Association. This Rutan Long EZ single-seater aircraft is on loan for display at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport. It was built by local businessman Joe Ostry in his basement and garage. JERRY PURVIS / Star-Herald …

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Biden’s $ 2T plan sees massive infrastructure investment as Hill’s battle begins

President Joe Biden’s $ 2 trillion infrastructure plan would invest $ 621 billion in transportation infrastructure and be funded by an increase in the corporate tax rate, among other measures. Biden released the U.S. Jobs Plan on Wednesday morning as lawmakers begin efforts to legislate on an infrastructure package in …

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