David Schaper

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The perfect storm: The last 2 weeks have been rough for the airline industry

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

COVID-related sickouts, coupled with bad weather, are creating a nightmare scenario for some airlines and passengers.


Not the 'carmageddon' that some predicted, traffic jams in some cities are back

Monday, December 20, 2021

A new report finds congestion is up since 2020, though still below pre-pandemic levels. Some of the worst congestion is in Chicago, where drivers lost on average 104 hours sitting in their cars.


Latino community in western Kentucky was hit especially hard by tornadoes

Friday, December 17, 2021

As the clean up from devastating tornadoes continues in Kentucky, the hard-hit Latino community in the city of Mayfield is facing significant challenges in their recovery.


Biden promised government support after visiting areas hit by tornadoes in Kentucky

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

President Biden toured areas of western Kentucky damaged by a series of powerful tornadoes on Dec. 10 and 11. The president promised the federal government would be there to help people.


In Kentucky towns slammed by tornadoes, weary residents are picking up the pieces

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Thousands of people lost their homes and businesses in the tornadoes that tore through Kentucky last week. Now, residents are sorting out how to move forward and whether or not to rebuild.


Supplies and workers are limited as communities start to rebuild after tornadoes

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Thousands of families across Kentucky and other states hit by tornadoes are facing a difficult road ahead to rebuild. Supplies are limited and workers are in demand as they try to get things in order.


At least 8 died at the local candle factory in one of the areas hit hard by tornadoes

Monday, December 13, 2021

In western Kentucky, the city of Mayfield got walloped by Friday night's tornado. Huge swathes of the area were destroyed and an unknown number of people were killed.


Severe weather devastated the Midwest and the South overnight

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Severe weather across several states in the Midwest and the South have left dozens injured and destroyed hundreds of buildings. In Kentucky, the governor says at least 70 people may be dead.


Omicron spreads uncertainty about holiday travel and dampens recovery for airlines

Monday, December 06, 2021

The rapid emergence of the omicron variant of the coronavirus has many questioning whether they should rethink their holiday travel plans.


Airlines were beginning to recover from the pandemic, then Omicron showed up

Friday, December 03, 2021

The travel industry is bracing for another slowdown, or worse, as a new coronavirus variant spreads — leading many would-be travelers to think about pausing their plans.


Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on five charges after fatally shooting two people

Saturday, November 20, 2021

We take a closer look at the outcome of the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse. The teenager killed two people and injured a third in during last year's racial justice protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.


Kenosha responds to the Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty verdict

Friday, November 19, 2021

The acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse is reverberating through Kenosha, Wis., a city of about 100,000. Residents Rittenhouse, who killed two people during protests over a police shooting in 2020.


Flying for Thanksgiving? Expect packed planes, unruly passengers and cancellations

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Millions of Americans are returning to the skies this holiday season. Crowded airports, staffing shortages, bad weather and disruptive passengers all could make the experience miserable.


Airline flight bookings for the Thanksgiving holiday are up significantly this year

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Millions of Americans will be flying to Thanksgiving destinations, but staffing issues could cause more flight delays and cancellations — and that could lead to more unruly passengers.


What American Airlines' canceled flights could mean for holiday travel plans

Monday, November 01, 2021

American Airlines is canceling hundreds of flights Monday after canceling over 2,000 flights over the weekend, blaming bad weather and staffing shortages leaving too few flight crews available.


Transportation planners wait for money as the infrastructure plan stalls in Congress

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Democrats say they're close to a deal on the broad reconciliation bill, but transportation planners are anxious because a short-term extension on federal highway and transit programs runs out Sunday.


Former Boeing test pilot is facing charges connected to the 737 Max jet

Friday, October 15, 2021

Mark Forkner, a former Boeing technical pilot, will appear in court on charges that he deceived safety regulators about a key system in the 737 Max.


A former Boeing test pilot has been indicted in connection with the 737 Max

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Mark Forkner is charged with deceiving safety regulators who were evaluating the plane, which was later involved in two deadly crashes.


Airline pilots push back on vaccine mandates

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Most airlines now require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, but some pilots at American and Southwest are fighting the mandate, claiming potential career-ending vaccine side effects.


Southwest Airlines widespread cancellations could be a sign of things to come

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Operations at Southwest Airlines are slowly returning to normal after several days of delays and cancellations.