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Unions push airlines to promise they’ll avoid stock buybacks

DALLAS – Labor unions are pressuring US airlines not to buy back their own stock but instead spend the money on hiring more workers and fixing problems that caused widespread flight delays and cancellations this summer. The unions said Thursday that the four largest US airlines spent more than $ 39 billion on stock buybacks …

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Emirates to suspend Nigeria flights over blocked funds

ABUJA, Nigeria — Emirates airline will suspend all flights to Nigeria from September 1 because the West African country has failed to repatriate millions of dollars of its funds, the Dubai-based airline announced on Thursday. The airline — which has been battling to repatriate its millions of dollars in revenue from Nigeria — said it …

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A New Hotel in Belgium Hopes to Attract an Unusual Clientele: Insects

When the local government in this small city just outside Antwerp set out to build its newest hotel, it wasn’t hoping to draw in businesspeople or tourists. Instead, its target clientele is insects: beetles, woodlice, hoverflies, butterflies and bees. Opened in July, Deurne’s “insect hotel” is part of a trend across Europe led by educational …

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In Switzerland, New Luxe Hotels Await a Boom of Travelers

Five Zurich features a rooftop nightclub and outdoor social pool. Five Zurich Text size With the return of Art Basel and relaxed entry restrictions, Switzerland has reemerged as a prime travel destination this summer. According to Jaclyn Sienna India, founder of Sienna Charles, a luxury travel curator, ultra-high net worth travelers are looking to return …

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Business trip or leisure? Remote work has blurred the line and it’s changing the travel industry.

While some workers return to the office this year, many others continue to work remotely indefinitely. This seismic shift has changed where people live and work and, increasing, how they travel. In the first quarter of 2022, nearly 25% of job postings at the 50,000 largest companies in the US and Canada were for permanently …

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Airlines Should Be Fined for Excessive Delays, NY’s Top Law Enforcer Says

The US Department of Transportation should increase its oversight and regulation of airlines to address a skyrocketing number of flight issues in airports across the country, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg made public Wednesday. Ms. James called for investigations, potentially leading to fines if airlines …

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Airlines Should Be Fined for Excessive Delays, NY’s Top Law Enforcer Says

The US Department of Transportation should increase its oversight and regulation of airlines to address a skyrocketing number of flight issues in airports across the country, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg made public Wednesday. Ms. James called for investigations, potentially leading to fines if airlines …

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Airlines Should Be Fined for Excessive Delays, NY’s Top Law Enforcer Says

The US Department of Transportation should increase its oversight and regulation of airlines to address a skyrocketing number of flight issues in airports across the country, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg made public Wednesday. Ms. James called for investigations, potentially leading to fines if airlines …

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Airlines Should Be Fined for Excessive Delays, NY’s Top Law Enforcer Says

The US Department of Transportation should increase its oversight and regulation of airlines to address a skyrocketing number of flight issues in airports across the country, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg made public Wednesday. Ms. James called for investigations, potentially leading to fines if airlines …

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