David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

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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United And American Airlines Tell 32,000 Employees They're Now On Furlough

Thursday, October 01, 2020

"To our departing 13,000 family members: thank you for your dedication and we look forward to welcoming you back," United told employees, as CARES Act payroll aid was set to expire.

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'I Like What I See': FAA Chief Flies 737 Max, But Not Ready To Recertify Plane

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Steve Dickson took a Boeing 737 Max on a test flight Wednesday and says "It responded well," as regulators inch closer to ungrounding the troubled jetliner.

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Baseball Rarity: Cubs And White Sox In Playoffs, But Chicago Fans Can't Go To Games

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The strange, shortened season just got more weird, with both teams in the playoffs for just the third time ever. Fans would normally dance in the streets or cram into bars, but it's 2020, so no.

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Cubs And White Sox Are In Playoffs With No Fans To Watch Them

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Both the Cubs and the White Sox are in the playoffs for just the third time in history. But no Chicagoans will be cheering teams at the stadium, and few will be watching them at bars.

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Thousands Of Airline Workers Facing Unemployment As Aid Package Stalls In Congress

Friday, September 25, 2020

The clock is ticking for tens of thousands of pilots, flight attendants, mechanics and other airline employees who will likely lose their jobs if Congress doesn't extend airline aid by Oct. 1.

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Airline Workers Face Unemployment Line

Thursday, September 24, 2020

From mechanics to CEOs, employees of the nation's airlines are pleading for an extension of pandemic relief funding. Without a deal, workers are facing big layoffs throughout the industry.

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United Airlines Says It Will Offer Travelers Coronavirus Tests At The Airport

Thursday, September 24, 2020

A pilot program on flights from San Francisco to Hawaii would give on-the-spot tests for the virus that causes COVID-19. Travelers who test negative would not be required to quarantine upon arrival.

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Congressional Inquiry Faults Boeing And FAA Failures For Deadly 737 Max Plane Crashes

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

An investigation into the troubled plane's development and certification finds a "disturbing pattern" of Boeing design flaws, management failures and "grossly insufficient oversight by the FAA."

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Airline Workers Brace As Federal Aid Runs Out This Month

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Flight attendants, pilots and other airline employees hope a deadlocked Congress will agree to extend a federal payroll relief program and prevent mass layoffs.

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Residents Of Kenosha, Wis., Say Racism Runs Deep In Their Community

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

President Trump visited Kenosha after the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Residents lament the violence that left swaths of the city damaged, but understand the wide racial inequities that led to it.

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Kenosha Protests, Violence Expose Racial Disparities Among The Worst In The Country

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Kenosha residents lament the violence and destruction that left swaths of their city damaged or destroyed, but many understand the anger over biased policing and wide racial inequities that led to it.

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Updates From Kenosha, Wisconsin Following Jacob Blake Shooting

Saturday, August 29, 2020

We get the latest from Kenosha, Wisconsin, following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a teenage gunman is now facing criminal charges over the deadly shooting of protesters.

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Police Union In Kenosha, Wis., Provides Account Of Jacob Blake Shooting

Friday, August 28, 2020

The union says Blake was armed with a knife and fought with the officers who tried to arrest him, putting one of them in a headlock.

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