Delta offers employees buyouts, retirement as coronavirus hurts travel demand, while United readies similar plans

Delta Air Lines offered its staff buyouts and early retirement packages as the coronavirus pandemic sends airlines scrambling to cut costs. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >

Cabin fever is translating into cabin demand, here’s how the travel industry could look this summer

Small and large tourist businesses are looking for ways to bring summer fun. CNBC’s Contessa Brewer reports from Rocking Horse Ranch in upstate New York. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! … Read more…

Hotel in Spain requires two negative Covid-19 tests to check in — with a free antibody test during your stay

Where is it safe to travel during a pandemic? This hotel is answering that question by requiring guests to prove they don’t have the coronavirus before they arrive. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book … Read more…

DOT again warns airlines over ticket refunds after ‘unprecedented’ surge in complaints during pandemic

The Department of Transportation says it’s getting inundated with complaints about airline refunds from consumers and again issued guidance on what travelers are owed. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” … Read more…

DOT again warns airlines over ticket refunds after ‘unprecedented’ surge in complaints during pandemic

The Department of Transportation says it’s getting inundated with complaints about airline refunds from consumers and again issued guidance on what travelers are owed. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” … Read more…

Anton Chekhov’s travels … the ‘greatest work of journalism of the 19th century’

The playwright’s arduous journey to a Pacific island in Russia’s far east resulted in a non-fiction masterpiece Passport details Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, playwright, one of the greatest short-story writers in history and once-in-a-lifetime adventurer to Russia’s remote far east. Place … Read more…

Anton Chekhov’s travels … the ‘greatest work of journalism of the 19th century’

The playwright’s arduous journey to a Pacific island in Russia’s far east resulted in a non-fiction masterpiece Passport details Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, playwright, one of the greatest short-story writers in history and once-in-a-lifetime adventurer to Russia’s remote far east. Place … Read more…

Sicily to subsidise post-Covid holidays as Italy ponders reopening to tourists

• Offer may include three-nights-for-price-of-two deal on accommodation in Sicily, and even cheap flights• Country’s tourism minister dispels talk of Italy being off-limits all year Sicily’s regional government is offering to subsidise holidays on the island for both domestic and … Read more…

Sicily to subsidise post-Covid holidays as Italy ponders reopening to tourists

• Offer may include three-nights-for-price-of-two deal on accommodation in Sicily, and even cheap flights• Country’s tourism minister dispels talk of Italy being off-limits all year Sicily’s regional government is offering to subsidise holidays on the island for both domestic and … Read more…

TSA officers buy pizza, stock pantries for airport co-workers affected by coronavirus pandemic

As airport workers face layoffs and furloughs due to the coronavirus, their co-workers from the Transportation Security Administration, who continue to receive paychecks, are stepping up to help. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book … Read more…

TSA officers buy pizza, stock pantries for airport co-workers affected by coronavirus pandemic

As airport workers face layoffs and furloughs due to the coronavirus, their co-workers from the Transportation Security Administration, who continue to receive paychecks, are stepping up to help. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book … Read more…

JetBlue will require passengers to wear masks, other airlines will provide them for travelers amid coronavirus

American Airlines will require flight attendants wear face masks and will provide passengers with them because of concerns about coronavirus. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >

JetBlue will require passengers to wear masks, other airlines will provide them for travelers amid coronavirus

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United now requires flight attendants to wear masks. Union urges same rule for passengers, too

United Airlines made masks mandatory for flight attendants but their labor union is urging federal officials to mandate passengers wear them as well as the coronavirus spreads. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now … Read more…

United now requires flight attendants to wear masks. Union urges same rule for passengers, too

United Airlines made masks mandatory for flight attendants but their labor union is urging federal officials to mandate passengers wear them as well as the coronavirus spreads. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now … Read more…

This man is just 9 countries away from visiting every nation in the world without flying. But he’s stuck in Hong Kong due to Covid-19

Torbjørn “Thor” Pedersen is on a mission to visit every country in the world in a single journey, without taking a single flight. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Travel Section BEST DEAL UPDATE: Disney’s 14-Day Ultimate Ticket for the … Read more…

This man is just 9 countries away from visiting every nation in the world without flying. But he’s stuck in Hong Kong due to Covid-19

Torbjørn “Thor” Pedersen is on a mission to visit every country in the world in a single journey, without taking a single flight. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Travel Section BEST DEAL UPDATE: Disney’s 14-Day Ultimate Ticket for the … Read more…

United shares drop after company announces fresh stock offering as coronavirus drives travel demand to ‘essentially zero’

United shares are down nearly 70% this year but the company is seeking to raise money as coronavirus devastates the airline business. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >

Boeing considering 10% payroll cut after coronavirus pandemic shuts down plane manufacturing

No decision has been reached yet but the final reduction would likely include voluntary layoffs, early retirements, natural attrition and potentially mandatory layoffs. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >

Coronavirus: Airlines should start hearing back about their bailout applications by Friday, Mnuchin says

Major airlines last Friday, including Delta, JetBlue, American, United and Spirit, said they had applied for federal aid aimed at covering payroll. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official Site. Book Now And Save! (300×250)” >