Elon Musk says Starlink will provide faster internet speeds on airlines

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, stands in the foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory during a press event. year. Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | picture alliance | Getty Images Elon Musk on Thursday touted SpaceX’s plan to use Starlink for in-flight Wi-Fi, emphasizing that his company is in discussions with airlines to add the high-speed satellite … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks to avoid a four-session losing streak Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), October 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters 2. Supply chain woes, rising costs may make for … Read more

Cramer’s week ahead: Earnings season kicks off with the major banks

Wall Street wrapped another volatile week on Friday, but corporate earnings season kicks into gear next week and could bring some direction to the market. “The week recovered from an early sell-off and ended up strong enough to go into the head of earnings season with a decent head of steam, so let’s go there … Read more

Regional airlines that fly for the major U.S. carriers aren’t mandating vaccines for staff — yet

A United Airlines worker services a United Express Embraer 170 passenger aircraft parked on the tarmac at Albuquerque International Sunport in New Mexico. Robert Alexander | Getty Images Major U.S. airlines are increasingly mandating Covid-19 vaccines for employees. Some of the regional carriers that fly under their names have not — at least not yet. … Read more

U.S. to ease travel restrictions for foreign visitors who are vaccinated against Covid

People arrive at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York on March 13, 2020. in New York City. Pablo Monsalve | Corbis News | Getty Images The U.S. will ease travel restrictions for international visitors who are vaccinated against Covid-19 in November, including those from the U.K. and EU, the White House said Monday. … Read more

American, Alaska Air will end pay protections for unvaccinated staff if they contract Covid

American Airlines flight 718, the first U.S. Boeing 737 MAX commercial flight since regulators lifted a 20-month grounding in November, takes off from Miami, Florida, December 29, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters American Airlines and Alaska Airlines will no longer cover Covid-19 quarantine time for employees who aren’t vaccinated against the virus, the latest push … Read more

Alaska Airlines is considering Covid vaccine mandates for staff

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 taking off from LAX. PG | Getty Images Alaska Airlines told staff on Wednesday that it is considering making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for employees, according to company memo, which was seen by CNBC. The policy change would make the Seattle-based carrier the latest airline to require vaccines for its employees. On … Read more

Amazon opens its $1.5 billion air hub in Kentucky in latest push to speed deliveries

Amazon on Wednesday opened its $1.5 billion air hub in northern Kentucky, which will help accelerate its push for faster delivery and greater control over its logistics network. It’s a major milestone for Amazon Air, the company’s burgeoning air cargo arm, which launched in 2016, whose routes are flown by several contracted carriers. Across the … Read more

United Airlines will require its 67,000 U.S. employees to get vaccinated, a first for U.S. carriers

United Airlines pilot Steve Lindland receives a COVID-19 vaccine from RN Sandra Manella at United’s onsite clinic at O’Hare International Airport on March 09, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images United Airlines will require its 67,000 U.S. employees to get vaccinated against Covid by no later than Oct. 25 or risk termination, … Read more

U.S. automakers reinstate mask mandates at all facilities due to Delta variant

Ford started resuming vehicle production in the U.S. on May 18, 2020 with new coronavirus safety protocols such as health assessments, personal protective equipment and facility modifications to increase social distancing. Ford DETROIT – The United Auto Workers and Detroit automakers are reinstating a nationwide mask mandate at all facilities in response to the rapidly … Read more