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FedEx, UPS warn severe winter storm could delay holiday packages,

FedEx and United Parcel Service warned that packages could be delayed as a massive winter storm brought high winds, bitter cold and snow to large swaths of the U.S. ahead of Christmas weekend. The severe weather was already snarling air travel during what is expected to be a busy week for airlines. “FedEx Express experienced […]

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Airlines cancel hundreds of flights as massive winter storm and

Workers deice an Alaska Airlines plane during a snow storm at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, Washington, US, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airlines canceled hundreds of flights this week as winter storms, bitter cold and high winds snarled U.S. travel ahead of Christmas weekend. Carriers scrubbed […]

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Hurricane Nicole snarls travel in Florida, Orlando airport

The ocean is whipped up by Tropical Storm Nicole near Anglin’s Fishing Pier on November 09, 2022 in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Hurricane Nicole snarled Florida travel Wednesday and was set to disrupt flights on Thursday as the storm prompted at least two airports to suspend operations. Orlando International Airport said it would […]

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Activision acquisition would be good for Microsoft and the

Microsoft ‘s (MSFT) nearly $69 billion cash offer to buy video game giant Activision Blizzard (ATVI) has been under tremendous scrutiny since it was first announced back in January. But at least one Wall Street research firm says it’s highly likely that the deal will be completed in the near future. We tend to agree. […]

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JetBlue plans Paris flights next summer in trans-Atlantic expansion

A JetBlue Airways Corp. Airbus A321 plane sits at a gate outside of Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Jetblue Airways Corp. is scheduled to release earnings figures on July 25. Photographer: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty […]

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Hurricane Nicole snarls travel in Florida, Orlando airport suspends flights

The ocean is whipped up by Tropical Storm Nicole near Anglin’s Fishing Pier on November 09, 2022 in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Hurricane Nicole snarled Florida travel Wednesday and was set to disrupt flights on Thursday as the storm prompted at least two airports to suspend operations. Orlando International Airport said it would […]

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JetBlue posts quarterly profit as travel demand helps cover jump in costs

A JetBlue Airways Corp. plane prepares for landing at LaGuardia Airport in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images JetBlue Airways eked out a $57 million profit for the third quarter as strong travel demand and higher fares helped the carrier cover more expensive fuel and other costs. […]

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Spirit shareholders approve takeover by JetBlue after long battle for discount airline

A JetBlue airliner lands past a Spirit Airlines jet on taxi way at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on Monday, April 25, 2022. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) Joe Cavaretta | Sun Sentinel | Getty Images Spirit Airlines shareholders have approved a takeover by JetBlue Airways after a six-month battle to create […]

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Hurricane Ian snarls air travel in western Florida

Local residents fill sandbags, as Hurricane Ian spun toward the state carrying high winds, torrential rains and a powerful storm surge, at Ben T. Davis Beach in Tampa, Florida, U.S., September 26, 2022.  Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Airlines canceled flights and at least one major airport on Florida’s west coast said it will suspend operations […]

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Justice Department takes JetBlue and American to court over their partnership in New York and Boston

An American Airlines plane lands on a runway near a parked JetBlue plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on July 16, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The Justice Department heads to court in Boston on Tuesday in hopes of undoing a year-and-a-half-old pact between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways […]