David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

Boeing Warns Of Possible Electrical Issue, And Airlines Ground Some 737 Max Planes

Friday, April 09, 2021

The airplane manufacturer says the issue is not related to the software system that has been blamed in the fatal crashes that killed 346 people.

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Calling All Pilots — We Need You Again

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Just months ago, airlines warned of more job cuts and pilot furloughs. With vaccines out, people are traveling again — airlines are hiring and looking to address a projected long-term pilot shortage.

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Some Pedestrian-Friendly Street Changes May Stay After The Pandemic Ends

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

With restricted indoor dining and a need for social distancing, many cities closed streets to vehicles to allow for more walking, biking and outdoor dining. Some of those changes may be here to stay.

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COVID-19 Relief Package Includes Billions For Transportation Sector

Thursday, March 18, 2021

About 30,000 pilots, flight attendants and other airline workers can tear up furlough notices. Federal stimulus money will help them keep their jobs, and transit agencies are getting a boost too.

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While Some Spring Breakers Swarm Beaches, Many Stay Home, Dreaming Of Summer Travel

Friday, March 12, 2021

Many colleges and universities are cancelling or shortening the annual week off that's usually a rite of spring, but good vaccination news has people booking vacations over the summer months.

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CDC Advises Against Spring Break Travel Despite Vaccines

Friday, March 12, 2021

With many eager to travel again — teased in part by vaccines — the CDC is still urging people to stay home. As spring break season approaches, the forecast for booking trips looks cloudy.

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Potholes, Grid Failures, Aging Tunnels And Bridges: Infrastructure Gets A C-Minus

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

The quadrennial Infrastructure Report Card from the American Society of Civil Engineers is an improvement from the D-plus four years ago but shows federal investment is still lacking.

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Concerns Over Idle Pilots: Deteriorating Working Conditions And Higher Stress Levels

Friday, February 12, 2021

Many of the world's airline pilots are out of work due to the pandemic. Those who are flying report deteriorating working conditions and higher stress levels, which some fear could lead to mistakes.

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Promising COVID-19 Vaccine News Has Some Itching To Travel Again

Saturday, January 30, 2021

"People are tired of being at home," one travel advisor says as an industry decimated by the pandemic begins to see small signs that a recovery might be on the way.

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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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