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Hundreds of Southwest pilots picket in Dallas amid summer travel crunch

DALLAS — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers made a beeline for […]

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TSA won’t enforce mask wearing on planes and public transit after Florida judge’s ruling voids CDC mandate

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida struck down the national mask mandate covering airlines and other public transportation Monday, and the Biden administration said the rule would not be enforced while federal agencies decide how to respond to the judge’s order. The White House said the court ruling means that for now […]

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Airlines reduce cancellations, but U.S. flight problems linger in Florida especially

Air travel in the United States improved Monday after a rocky weekend that left thousands of flyers stranded by thunderstorms in Florida, technology problems at the busiest domestic airline and labor problems at another carrier. However, airlines that do much of their flying in Florida were still struggling Monday, especially Spirit Airlines. And airlines were […]