David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

Itching To Travel Again, Some Americans Take Advantage Of Lower Airfare

Friday, January 29, 2021

Despite a slow vaccine rollout, Americans are hoping they'll be able to travel safely soon. And with relatively low airfares and flexible change policies, some are planning that next big trip.

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Pandemic Piles On Already Reeling Boeing, Leading To Nearly $12 Billion Loss In 2020

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The airplane manufacturer was already struggling to fix design flaws in the grounded 737 Max when the pandemic all but froze demand for new aircraft.

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Once A Financial Drain, The Once-Grounded 737 Max Might Help Boeing Recover

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Boeing's 2020 earnings report shows financial losses at the company. But it may be turning a corner as various bans on its troubled 737 Max planes are lifted.

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No Mask, No Fly: Biden Signs Order Requiring Face Coverings On Planes

Thursday, January 21, 2021

The executive order signed by President Biden Thursday also includes interstate travel on trains, buses and cruise ships, in a sharp reversal of the Trump administration's lax mask culture.

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Airlines Welcome Biden's New Mask Mandate

Thursday, January 21, 2021

President Biden set a mask mandate for interstate travel on Thursday. Airlines already have their own mask requirements, but enforcement has been spotty. They want federal officials to step in.

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Airlines Brace For Flight Disruptions By Trump Supporters Ahead Of Inauguration

Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration has vowed to take action against anyone who endangers flight safety after Trump supporters reportedly disrupted flights last week with chants and racist taunting.

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FAA Cracks Down On Unruly Airline Passengers Ahead Of Biden Inauguration

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

After incidents of Trump supporters engaging in threatening and disruptive behavior on flights to and from Washington, D.C., last week, the FAA enacts a "zero tolerance" policy.

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Indonesian Divers Recover Flight Data Recorder Amid Plane Crash Debris

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Investigators in Indonesia are trying to determine what caused a Boeing 737 airplane to crash into the Java Sea over the weekend, killing 62 people. The plane was a Boeing 737-500.

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Boeing To Pay $2.5 Billion Settlement Over Deadly 737 Max Crashes

Friday, January 08, 2021

The airplane manufacturer admits deceiving regulators about the safety of a flight control system blamed in two crashes that killed 346 people. Critics call the settlement "a slap on the wrist."

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Prosecutor: No Charges Will Be Filed Against Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Protesters were out in Kenosha, Wis., after the district attorney announced Tuesday that he will not file charges against the white police officer who shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, in August.

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Goods Returns Strain Online Shopping Supply Chain

Friday, December 25, 2020

A sharp increase in online shopping this year means an increased number of things consumers will want to return. But the supply chain made to quickly deliver goods is not so nimble in the reverse.

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Dear Present Procrastinators: Ship That Holiday Gift, Now

Friday, December 18, 2020

If you haven't ordered gifts online yet, it may be too late to get them delivered by Christmas. More consumers are shopping online this year, and extra holiday demand is exceeding delivery capacity.

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Massive Online Shopping Increase Creates Shipping Logjam

Thursday, December 17, 2020

If you haven't ordered gifts online yet, it may be too late to get them delivered by Christmas. More consumers are shopping online this year and holiday demand is exceeding delivery capacity.

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Transporting And Distributing Vaccines Will Be 'Unprecedented' Logistical Challenge

Friday, December 11, 2020

As FDA emergency use authorization of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines nears, airlines, FedEx and UPS prepare to transport millions of vials of life saving shots.

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Logistical Challenges in Shipping COVID-19 Vaccine

Friday, December 11, 2020

Airlines will play a critical role in transporting COVID-19 vaccines. But there are huge logistical challenges in shipping vaccines quickly and efficiently at low temperatures.

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No More Emotional Support Peacocks As Feds Crack Down On Service Animals On Planes

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

A rule going into effect in the new year will allow only trained and certified dogs to accompany people with disabilities on commercial airline flights.

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Federal Government Cracks Down On Emotional Support Animals On Planes

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Under a new Department of Transportation rule, only emotional support dogs that meet strict service animal standards will be allowed to fly. The new rule goes into effect next month.

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Trump Administration's New Regulation Favors Airlines At Travelers' Expense

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Last Friday, the Trump administration quietly announced a new regulation that appears to favor airlines at consumers' expense, changing how it defines unfair and deceptive practices.

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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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