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Taking a gap year amid the coronavirus will be a different experience than the international travel plan many recent high school graduates have favored. Hinterhaus Productions As politicians and universities fight over the reopening of college and university campuses, recent high school graduates are debating if they should take a gap year, deferring enrollment for at
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A United Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraft Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images United Airlines and the union that represents its some 13,000 pilots have reached a tentative agreement for voluntary leaves and early retirement packages, the union told its members Thursday. United and its competitors are scrambling to slash costs as the coronavirus devastates travel
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kate_sept2004 Pandemic first-aid kit You need seven things, according to Jeff Weinstein, a paramedic and medical operations supervisor for Global Rescue, which provides medical and crisis response service to travelers.  It’s likely you already have three: masks, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes. Carry isopropyl alcohol wipes and use them to wipe down your phone. Major smartphone
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An airline employee walks past empty American Airlines check-in terminals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on May 12, 2020. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS American Airlines on Thursday told staff it has more than 20,000 employees it doesn’t need for its reduced fall schedule as the carrier and its competitors face weak demand for air
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The European Commission on Tuesday released its much-anticipated list of countries whose residents will be permitted to travel into the EU starting tomorrow. Who’s in? Residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. If China reopens its borders to EU residents, it will also
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Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines is planning to send notices to warn more than 2,500 pilots next week about potential furloughs, according to
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A United Airlines flight crew walks through the terminal at San Francisco International Airport on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Unions representing tens of thousands of airline employees on Thursday asked lawmakers for $32 billion in additional government aid to maintain their jobs through the end of March
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