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10/23/2017

Hawaiian Airlines' parent company, Hawaiian Holdings, posted a third-quarter earnings report that exceeded Wall Street's expectations.

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10/23/2017

FedEx is still transporting relief supplies to Puerto Rico a month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island territory. The "all-hands-on-deck" effort includes pilots who are volunteering their time to support the endeavor.

10/23/2017

Transportation Security Administration officers nationwide found 3,391 guns in 2016, setting a record. Officers are on pace to beat that record this year, with 3,053 firearms found as of Oct. 10.

10/23/2017

JetBlue Airways has announced new service between its Boston hub and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport beginning May 3, 2018. The carrier will offer three flights daily between the cities on 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft.

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10/23/2017

United Airlines is renegotiating its card partnership with JPMorgan Chase as intense competition across the industry continues to grow. "[I]t is a great partnership, but it is a disadvantage for us as we sit here today compared with our competitors." United President Scott Kirby said in an earnings call last week.

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10/23/2017

Major US airlines have implemented flexible rebooking policies for passengers traveling through Japanese airports affected by Typhoon Lan.

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TravelPulse
10/23/2017

Columnist Akiva Frishman writes that Southwest Airlines' consistently high customer satisfaction ratings stem directly from its own happy workers. The airline maintains a happy workforce through careful hiring, good compensation and involving rank-and-file employees in decisions like uniform design, Frishman writes.

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10/23/2017

Taking on new and untested workers, especially in large batches, poses a risk that contracting companies should know. BirdDogHR's Chris Lennon suggests ways to mitigate the risk of on-site injuries and missed deadlines while retaining good workers, beginning with automating the recruiting process as much as possible so HR can get ahead of the hiring curve and focus on securing higher-quality talent.

10/23/2017

Australia will implement random explosives screening for airport workers, such as baggage handlers, caterers and maintenance staff.

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Yahoo
10/23/2017

American Airlines Flight 1200 returned to California's Sacramento International Airport after suffering a possible bird strike. The plane was inspected before resuming its flight to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.