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Regional carrier SkyWest cancels 700 U.S. flights over technical woes

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Flight attendants talk in a nearly empty cabin on a Delta Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines as travel has cutback, amid concerns of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during a flight departing from Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. April 11, 2020. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – U.S. regional......

Why does White House stay silent on migrant flights?: Devine

NYPost
Miranda Devine If President Biden thought illegal ­migrants were Republican voters, you know the southern border would be slammed shut tomorrow. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

Mexico to resume voluntary flights for migrants who want to return to Haiti

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Migrants from Haiti, who returned to the Mexican side of the border to avoid deportation, queue for breakfast at a shelter set by the National Migration Institute (INM) in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 25, 2021. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril MEXICO CITY, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Mexico’s government said on Sunday that it......

CBS Weekend News, September 25, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Weekend News, September 25, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Hospitals running out of ICU beds in states with low vaccination rates; Spanish volcano eruption shuts down local airport and displaces thousands Be the first to know......

Southwest Airlines’ next CEO says carrier will cut flights next year if staffing falls short

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A passenger checks in her luggage at the Southwest Airlines terminal at LAX. Mel Melcon | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Southwest Airlines customers suffered hundreds of cancelations, delays and other disruptions this summer as the carrier struggled with......

Flights to Europe are the cheapest in years. That’s about to change as the U.S. lifts travel restrictions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tourists look at the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy, on Aug. 25, 2021. Andrea Merola | Bloomberg | Getty Images The window to find dirt-cheap fares to Europe is closing. The Biden administration on Monday said the U.S. in......

U.S. removing migrants from Texas border camp, begins flights to Haiti

Reuters
DEL RIO, Texas/CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico, Sept 19 (Reuters) – U.S. border agents are removing groups of mostly Haitian migrants from a large makeshift camp they had set up after wading across the Rio Grande separating Mexico and the United States, as the first repatriation flight arrived in Haiti on Sunday.......

DHS to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti as migrants overwhelm US southern border

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The department said in a statement Saturday it’s preparing additional transportation to accelerate the pace and increase the capacity of removal flights to Haiti, as well as other destinations, within the next 72 hours. There are 14,353 migrants under......

U.S. to award Newark flights to low-cost carrier to spur competition

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People traveling ahead of the July 4th holiday are seen at the Newark Liberty International Airport, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it plans to award 16 slots for flights at Newark International Airport......

MP ‘furious’ over constituents removed from Kabul flights

BBC
An MP has described how family members of his constituents were taken off a rescue flight and “thrown out of Kabul airport” Imran Hussain said it was “completely and utterly reprehensible” for them to be “forcibly removed” from the plane. The Bradford East MP asked the prime minister how this......

Avoid these 3 critical mistakes when shopping for airfare, says Scott’s Cheap Flights founder

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The next time you’re on an airplane, think about how much money you spent on your ticket — and then imagine how much the person next to you paid. The prices might be wildly different. That’s because plane ticket prices......

U.S. Citizens and Afghans Wait for Evacuation Flights From Country’s North

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Around 1,000 people, including dozens of American citizens and Afghans holding visas to the United States or other countries, remained stuck in Afghanistan for the fifth day on Sunday as they awaited clearance for the departure from the......

Inside the Afghan Evacuation: Rogue Flights, Crowded Tents, Hope and Chaos

New York Times
WASHINGTON — On the last day of August, when President Biden called the airlift of refugees from Kabul an “extraordinary success,” senior diplomats and military officers in Doha, Qatar, emailed out a daily situation report marked “sensitive but unclassified.” The conditions in Doha, according to their description, were getting worse.......

U.S. grounds Virgin Galactic flights pending mishap probe

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WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday barred Virgin Galactic from flying its SpaceShipTwo until the agency approves its final mishap investigation report from its July flight or determines the issues do not affect public safety. The FAA confirmed on Wednesday it was investigating......

More than 370 Newark flights canceled after Ida flooding

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Passengers wait at the terminal as a plane sits on the tarmac during heavy rain at Newark Airport, as local media reported the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida bringing drenching rain and the threat of flash floods and tornadoes to......

Taliban government will decide on Kabul airport charter flights – Germany

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks to reporters on developments in Afghanistan, in Berlin, Germany, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse/Pool ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Germany will wait for the Taliban to install a new government to see if the Islamists will honour their pledge to allow civilians to leave......

U.S. ‘credibility is rock-bottom’ after final evacuation flights out of Afghanistan, says ex- Bush defense official

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former defense official Mary Beth Long warned about the precarious state of the U.S. credibility after Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed there were less than 200 Americans still seeking evacuation from Afghanistan following the final U.S. military withdrawal from......

U.S. War in Afghanistan Ends as Final Evacuation Flights Depart

New York Times
The last United States forces left Afghanistan late Monday, ending a 20-year occupation that began shortly after the Al Qaeda attacks on 9/11, cost over $2 trillion, took more than 170,000 lives and ultimately failed to defeat the Taliban, the Islamist militants who allowed Al Qaeda to operate there. Five......

U.S. ends 20-year war in Afghanistan with final evacuation flights out of Kabul

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A handout photo of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul. Handout | Getty Images News WASHINGTON — America’s longest war is over. The United States finished its withdrawal efforts from Kabul’s airport, the Pentagon said......

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