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Even airline employees are having trouble finding a seat home from Europe this summer

International passengers walk through the arrivals area at Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport on November 26, 2021 in London, England. Leon Neal | Getty Images News | Getty Images Airlines want people to take a European vacation this summer — as along it’s not their employees. Carriers are discouraging their staff from using their employee …

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Travel costs fell in July. Here’s how you can score a good deal

Fluxfactory | E+ | Getty Images Travelers saw prices fall for big-ticket pieces of their vacation budgets in July, offering at least a temporary reprieve after soaring costs earlier this year. Airfares fell nearly 8% from June to July, while prices for rental cars and lodging such as hotels declined 9.5% and about 3%, respectively, …

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Travel costs fell in July. Here’s how you can score a good deal

Fluxfactory | E+ | Getty Images Travelers saw prices fall for big-ticket pieces of their vacation budgets in July, offering at least a temporary reprieve after soaring costs earlier this year. Airfares fell nearly 8% from June to July, while prices for rental cars and lodging such as hotels declined 9.5% and about 3%, respectively, …

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Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner since 2021 after manufacturing flaws

An employee works on the tail of a Boeing Co. Dreamliner 787 plane on the production line at the company’s final assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. Travis Dove | Bloomberg | Getty Images Boeing delivered its first 787 Dreamliner in more than a year on Wednesday, ending a pause on handovers of the …

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Spirit Airlines (SAVE) earnings Q2 2022

Spirit Airlines planes on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 07, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Spirit Airlines reported a second-quarter loss as strong travel demand and higher fares weren’t enough to overcome a surge in costs. Spirit reported results less than two weeks after it …

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Boeing Dreamliner deliveries to resume in the ‘coming days,’ FAA says

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at the Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Boeing will resume deliveries of its 787 Dreamliners in the coming days, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday. Deliveries of the wide-body jetliners have been suspended for much …

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Airlines cancel thousands of flights as storm grounds US travelers

Tens of thousands of flyers had their travel plans upended Friday after airlines canceled about 1,400 US flights as thunderstorms hit the East Coast. Another 6,300 flights had been delayed by early evening adding more chaos into those weekend travel plans, according to tracking service FlightAware. It was the second straight day of major disruptions …

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Transportation Department proposes stricter rules for airline refunds after complaints surge

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport in New York on June 30, 2022. Leslie Josephs | CNBC The Transportation Department on Wednesday proposed stricter rules on when airlines would have to compensate passengers for canceled or delayed flights, a move that follows a surge in traveler complaints after Covid-19 roiled air travel. Air travelers are currently entitled …

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You Could Soon Get Cash Back for Your Cancelled Flight

Thousands of flights have been canceled or delayed this summer.photo: Julia Nikhinson (AP) It’s been a messy season for airline travel, with thousands of flights getting canceled or delayed this year. In response to all the chaos, a new proposed bill could soon force airlines to give customers a full refund for their canceled or …

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Domestic fares down 25% in August for fall trips, travel app finds

d3sign | moment | Getty Images Would-be travelers looking to fly this fall may want to book their plane trips now, with travel app Hopper reporting that airfares are dropping this month from peak summertime prices. “September and early October will be the cheapest times to travel, while August and early September will be the …

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