David Schaper

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Millions Of Americans Traveling For Thanksgiving, Ignoring CDC Advice

Monday, November 23, 2020

More than 3 million people went through TSA airport security checkpoints this weekend. That's the most air travelers in one weekend since March when the pandemic began.

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Americans Reconsider Thanksgiving Travel Plans As Coronavirus Surges

Thursday, November 19, 2020

A spike in coronavirus cases has many people rethinking Thanksgiving travel plans. After air travel ticked up last month, bookings are now down. It seems like fewer people will hit the road, too.

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FAA Clears Boeing 737 Max To Return To The Skies

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration is allowing Boeing's 737 Max to fly again. The plane has been grounded for 20 months following two fatal crashes blamed on a faulty flight control system.

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FAA Clears Boeing's 737 Max To Resume Passenger Service

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

After 20 months on the tarmac following two fatal crashes, Boeing's troubled airliner has been given the green light by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Thanksgiving Day Dilemma: Should You Travel Or Stay Home?

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The record numbers of new cases of Covid-19 being reported in many cities and states has many people reconsidering plans to travel for the holiday.

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Boeing 737 Max Close To Flying Again. Has It Become Safer?

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

With the recertification of the Boeing 737 Max expected soon, NPR takes a look at whether the changes required by the Federal Aviation Administration have been made.

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Troubled 737 Max Nearing Takeoff As FAA Review Of Jetliner Nearly Complete

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

FAA chief Stephen Dickson says his agency is "in the final stages of reviewing" changes Boeing has made to the aircraft after two deadly crashes and could finish the evaluation "in coming days."

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Wisconsin Voters Say Both Sides Must Move Past Contentious Election

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Wisconsin saw one of the nation's tightest presidential contests. How do voters there deal with their state's sharp political and social divisions and move forward?

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Trump Wants A Recount In Wisconsin. How Would It Work?

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Wisconsin does not have automatic recounts, but a losing candidate can file a sworn petition requesting one if the margin of victory is less than 1%. Democrat Joe Biden leads by roughly 21,000 votes.

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Election 2020: Cities And Businesses Prepare For Post-Election Unrest, Violence

Monday, November 02, 2020

Across the country, there are growing concerns that the bitterness and animosity over the presidential election will not end when the polls close.

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Citing 'Devastating' Pandemic Impact, Boeing To Lay Off 7,000 More Workers

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

"This moment is among the most difficult in our more than 100-year history," CEO Dave Calhoun said. Most of the layoffs will be in Washington state, where Boeing designs and builds many aircraft.

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Itching To Travel? Preflight Coronavirus Tests Are Getting Passengers In The Air

Monday, October 26, 2020

In hopes of jumpstarting a business decimated by the pandemic, airlines and airports are offering preflight, on-the-spot testing for the coronavirus, with some test results back in 15 minutes.

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Can Airport COVID-19 Testing Encourage More People To Fly?

Monday, October 26, 2020

Desperate to try to fill planes again, airlines are rushing to implement on the spot, rapid-response pre-flight Covid-19 testing for passengers. Will it work, and what are the stumbling blocks?

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We Answer Your Questions About How To Celebrate The Holidays Safely

Friday, October 23, 2020

What considerations should you be thinking about as you plan holiday travel during the coronavirus pandemic?

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Air Travel High: TSA Screens 1 Million For 1st Time Since March

Monday, October 19, 2020

The agency screened more than one million travelers at airport security checkpoints Sunday, the most since the start of the pandemic. But the modest air travel increase may be short-lived.

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United Airlines Reports $1.8 Billion Loss But Looks Ahead To Friendlier Skies

Thursday, October 15, 2020

United is the latest airline to report a huge third-quarter loss blamed on the coronavirus pandemic, but the CEO says he sees improvement ahead.

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Delta Loses $5 Billion In 3rd Quarter, May Soon Furlough 1,700 Pilots

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Delta is the first major airline to report 3rd quarter results and lost more than expected, as air travel demand remains weak due to the pandemic.

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Airlines, Travel Groups Warn Of More Job Cuts As COVID-19 Aid Talks Stall

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

With tens of thousands already out of work, travel industry groups warn another 1.3 million jobs could be lost if Congress and the White House fail to reach agreement on coronavirus relief soon.

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Public Health Officials Scramble To Do Contact Tracing After Trump Tests Positive

Friday, October 02, 2020

They are working to contact those who had been in close proximity to the president, the first lady and others who traveled with him in recent days to get tested.

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American And United Airlines Announce Layoffs As Federal Payroll Support Runs Out

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Tens of thousands of flight attendants, airplane mechanics and agents are awaiting critical aid from Congress. NPR discusses how the airlines could regroup and what recovery will look like for them.

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