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Transport

Your news hub for all things travel and transport, including coverage of airlines, cruise lines, passenger trains, rental cars, ride-sharing companies, and local transit.

Airlines

Aviation Insurers Hold Back on Afghanistan Flights After U.S. Troops Leave

Airline insurers want more security and proper air traffic control at Kabul's airport before restarting their coverage of commercial flights there. The concerns are understandable.

Aviation Insurers Hold Back on Afghanistan Flights After U.S. Troops Leave

Airlines

JetBlue-Backed Startup Flyr Buys Two Companies to Expand Its Airline Software

Airlines have historically been cautious about adopting new technologies. So it's striking to hear any talk that carriers are buying new software during the pandemic-related revenue crisis.

JetBlue-Backed Startup Flyr Buys Two Companies to Expand Its Airline Software

Airline Weekly

What Norwegian Air Learned From Its Near-Death Experience

What Norwegian Air Learned From Its Near-Death Experience

Airline Weekly

U.S. Airlines May Have Already Seen Worst of Delta Variant Impact

U.S. Airlines May Have Already Seen Worst of Delta Variant Impact

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Until now, artificial intelligence has mostly been hype. But AI is starting to save travel companies real money by making smarter predictions about events that impact operations.

Alaska Airlines Taps New Flight Planning Software to Avoid Costly Delays

Rail

Paris Floats Amphibious Bus Attraction After Years of Duck Tour Scrutiny

The amphibious bus in Paris is a way to float by some of the City of Light's best-known attractions. But it has to overcome the negative safety reputation associated with so-called Duck Tour amphibious vehicles in other cities.

Paris Floats Amphibious Bus Attraction After Years of Duck Tour Scrutiny

Airlines

Southwest Airlines Cuts Fall Flights in Wake of Operational Disruptions

The recovery has proven too much of a good thing at Southwest Airlines. The discounter is reducing schedules through the end of the year to get on top of operational issues and a labor shortage.

Southwest Airlines Cuts Fall Flights in Wake of Operational Disruptions

Airline Weekly

Startup Connect Airways Partners With American Ahead of Year-End Launch

Startup Connect Airways Partners With American Ahead of Year-End Launch

Airlines

British Airways Considers a New Short-Haul Subsidiary From Gatwick Airport

British Airways' struggles suggest a big rebound for the carrier isn't imminent, so expect the U.K. travel industry to put more pressure on the government to ease travel restrictions.

British Airways Considers a New Short-Haul Subsidiary From Gatwick Airport

Airlines

SpiceJet to Resume 737 Max Flights in September Following India’s Sign-Off

India's re-certification of Boeing's 737 Max paves the way for SpiceJet to resume Max flights in September. Only China and Russia remain as notable holdouts in the global return of Boeing's bread-and-butter jet.

SpiceJet to Resume 737 Max Flights in September Following India’s Sign-Off