Delta raises employee pay 5%, second increase in a year

Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Delta Air Lines is raising employee pay 5%, the second time its lifted staff pay in less than a year as a sharp rebound in travel boosts the carrier’s profits and the U.S. labor market remains tight. Delta raised employee pay 4% in May, the first increases since before … Read more

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The next ‘White Lotus’ is expected to be filmed in one of these locations in Asia

When the HBO black comedy “The White Lotus” premiered in the summer of 2021, it took viewers to Hawaii’s sunny Maui. It was a perfectly timed pandemic escape full of intrigue, satire, sex and bloodshed. The second season featured a mostly new cast — save for Jennifer Coolidge and her character’s quietly sinister husband, played … Read more

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How Zelle is different from Venmo, PayPal and CashApp

More than half of smartphone users in the U.S. are sending money via some sort of peer-to-peer payment service to send money to friends, family and businesses. Stocks of payment services like PayPal, which owns Venmo, and Block, which owns Cash App, boomed in 2020 as more people began sending money digitally. related investing news … Read more

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Arctic blast to bring ‘dangerously cold’ temperatures to Northeast

People bundle up as they shield themselves from cold winds as the area is seeing record-breaking low temperatures on February 03, 2023 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images A powerful arctic blast will bring “dangerously cold wind chill temperatures” to the Northeast through Saturday evening along with blizzard conditions through northern … Read more

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Southwest faces Senate hearing next week following holiday meltdown

John and Lori Ingoldsby, who drove to Denver after the first leg of their flight on Southwest Airlines was canceled, wait for a flight to finish their trip at Denver International Airport on December 28, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo | Getty Images Southwest Airlines‘ chief operating officer, Andrew Watterson, will face questions from … Read more

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Hong Kong will give away half a million plane tickets. Here’s who can get them first

Hong Kong’s new global promotional campaign will “kickstart” the city’s reopening to international travelers, the Hong Kong Tourism Board told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Friday.  As part of the “Hello Hong Kong” campaign, which was launched on Thursday, 500,000 air tickets will be given away over the next six months, starting in March. The … Read more

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A travel insider explains how people who hate cruising — can learn to enjoy it

Canadian Tammy Cecco wasn’t a fan of cruising. “The thought of being on a ship with thousands of other people and not being able to get off,” she said, “was something that I wanted to avoid.” That didn’t change when Cecco, a travel magazine publisher, boarded a surprise cruise booked by her husband to renew … Read more

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Senators push for airline passenger protections after holiday travel meltdown

Passengers walk past a flight status board in Terminal C at Orlando International Airport that shows many delays, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, after the FAA grounded all U.S. flights earlier in the day. Joe Burbank | Tribune News Service | Getty Images Two Senate Democrats on Tuesday reintroduced legislation to strengthen airline passenger protections following … Read more

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Winter weather disrupts hundreds of flights across Texas

Delayed flights prepare to depart from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on January 11, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. John Moore | Getty Images More than 1,000 U.S. flights were canceled Tuesday as winter weather hit Texas. Over 700 flights to and from American Airlines‘ hub Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport were canceled, about 40% of the … Read more

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Boeing plans to add a new 737 Max production line to meet strong demand

An aerial view of the engines and fuselage of an unpainted Boeing 737 MAX airplane parked in storage at King County International Airport-Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, June 1, 2022. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Boeing said it plans to add a fourth 737 Max production line in the second half of next year as it … Read more

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