President Biden is traveling to Chicago on Thursday to talk about vaccine mandates. Chicago was picked in part because it is the home of United Airlines, which became one of the first major carriers to require shots for its 67,000 U.S. employees. Other airlines have followed with similar requirements, includingContinue Reading

Hours after a federal judge struck down a nationwide mask requirement on airplanes, trains, buses and other public transportation on Monday, the country’s largest airlines said they would stop requiring masks, ending a practice that had been in place for most carriers for nearly two years. The airlines weighed inContinue Reading

The discovery the Omicron variant comes at a delicate moment for an airline industry that was just starting to see a rebound. The question is whether the new coronavirus variant will deter travelers, as the Delta variant did this summer. Several nations, including the United States, have banned visitors fromContinue Reading