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Ground operations employees load baggage onto a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft on the tarmac at John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Southwest Airlines‘ fourth-quarter earnings beat analysts’ estimates, despite taking a revenue hit from the ongoing grounding of the Boeing 737 Max. The Dallas-based
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A year ago, Boeing posted record revenues topping $100 billion with hopes of delivering a chart-topping number of airplanes in 2019, including hundreds of 737 Max jetliners. The news isn’t going to be so rosy on its fourth-quarter earnings call this year. Those bestselling planes were grounded worldwide in March after the second of two
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Medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital on January 17, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. Getty Images U.S. health and Homeland Security officials will begin screening at major U.S. airports for the new Chinese Coronavirus that has caused two deaths and more than 40 infections in China. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300 landing in Amsterdam. Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images Delta Air Lines‘ fourth quarter profits topped Wall Street’s expectations, as lower fuel prices and strong travel — particularly for high-priced premium tickets — demanded lifted the Atlanta-based carrier’s results. Before the market opened on Tuesday, Delta reported per-share
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Lunar New Year festival at the Oakland Museum of California. Odell Hussey Photography | Courtesy Oakland Museum of California This year, the Lunar New Year falls on Saturday, Jan. 25 and will be followed by 15 days of celebrations marking the transition from the Year of the Pig to the Year of the Rat. While
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Boeing employees boasted about bullying regulators to approve the now-grounded 737 Max without requiring pilots to undergo simulator training while others raised safety concerns and complained about lax standards, according to a trove of internal documents the company released on Thursday. Seth Kaplan, aviation journalist at Kaplan Research, joins “Squawk Box” to discuss. 06:03 Fri,
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Delta Air Lines is revamping its app to become a one-stop shop for travelers, featuring weather, traffic, security and wait time information, as it seeks to win over customers by easing their stress traveling to and through the airport. Delta executives have said competition between carriers takes place before the flight even takes off. The
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A demonstrator with a mask attends a climate protest rally in Sydney on December 11, 2019. Saeed Khan | AFP | Getty Images Australia has been burning since September and an end to the catastrophic destruction does not appear to be in sight. Officials believe the fires could take months to extinguish. The wildfires have
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Travelers use the automated screening lanes funded by American Airlines and installed by the Transportation Security Administration at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Going through airport security this year? Double check that grey bin to make sure you’re hanging onto your things. Each month, Transportation Security Administration collects and
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