Muhammad Ali Airport coming off record-breaking summer for air travel, leaders expect more of the same in coming months
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From individual drinks to workout classes and laundry, passengers should avoid spending money on several things, according to a crew member.
As retailers gear up for the holiday season, a record number of container ships trying to bring imported goods into the US are stuck off the coast of California, another casualty of ongoing disruptions to the global supply chain. Sixty-five vessels were waiting to dock at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in the San Pedro Bay Sept. 16, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California, a record high. Captain Kip Louttit of the Marine Exchange told Quartz that an unprecedented 23 of these ships are in a drift area—meaning there is no room for them to anchor in the water.
(Bloomberg) -- Iron ore fell below $100 a metric ton for the first time in 14 months as China’s moves to clean up its heavy-polluting industrial sector drive down demand for the steel.Futures prices sank to as low as $99.50 on the Singapore Exchange and wavered around $100 through the overnight trading session, which is daytime trading hours in the U.S. Iron ore has plunged more than 55% since peaking in May as the world’s biggest steelmaker intensifies production curbs to meet a target for lowe
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Southwest Airlines announces 8 new routes in its latest expansion as airlines ramp up focus on Austin - see the full list
Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday in its latest network expansion, six of which will be to Austin, Texas, the state's latest tech hub.
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Key West International Airport just set an annual record by having more than 1 million passengers come through.
As many frugal fans know, Nintendo is notoriously tight-fisted when it comes to offering discounts on its first-party franchises and consoles. Nintendo game deals are surprisingly rare, and we haven’t seen a price cut on the Nintendo Switch since it came out in March 2017. While the company has its reasons for keeping its prices static, you may not know about …
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Boasting that government policies can make a difference in improving the economy, President Joe Biden went too far Thursday in taking credit for job growth since taking office. Jeffery Born, an energy-markets expert at Northeastern University, said current gasoline prices are partly a result of production and refining capacity that was knocked offline by Hurricane Ida and other factors – even a shortage of tanker drivers.
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The door to Europe hasn't swung shut for Americans. But in the days since the European Union removed the United States from its "safe list," several countries have put up new roadblocks - and some have blocked the way altogether. American travelers can still visit much of the continent, though pandemic-era entry requirements are all over the map. The E.U. move late last month leaves individual states to decide which restrictions to put in place.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most
Much has ground to a halt during the coronavirus pandemic, but not the march of Sino-Congolese friendship. Or so the Chinese embassy in Kinshasha is keen to show, amid growing scrutiny of Beijing's activities in the mineral-rich nation.
China, which makes 57% of the world's steel, plans to shrink its output this year—which means that chronic shortages of new cars and other products are likely to continue into the near future.
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Russia has been accused of increasing gas prices in a bid to undermine Britain and the EU’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Fast-food restaurants have a problem: Customers are returning but workers aren't. And, increasingly, neither are their dining rooms.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. A labor squeeze is transforming an industry that has been an enduring and at times controversial symbol of American capitalism. For many fast food workers, the coronavirus pandemic opened new and better-paying alternatives to the demands of hot grills and d
When Ford Motor Co built its first factory in India in the mid-1990s, U.S. carmakers believed they were buying into a boom - the next China. Last week, Ford took a $2 billion hit https://reut.rs/3nFLvnF to stop making cars in India, following compatriots General Motors Co and Harley-Davidson Inc in closing factories in the country. Among foreigners that remain, Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd and even Germany's Volkswagen AG - the world's biggest automaker by sales - each hold less than 1% of a car market once forecast to be the third-largest by 2020, after China and the United States, with annual sales of 5 million.
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Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson discusses 'bitcoin maximalism', how DeFi needs to turn into 'real-fi' and his plans for digital transformation in Africa in a recent interview. Here are the 10 best quotes
Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson believes no one blockchain will dominate the crypto sector, but rather, there will be an "internet of blockchains."
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Chicago gas station owners say city inspectors shutting them down for minor violations and ‘racist reasons’
Multiple gas station and convenience store owners across Chicago are calling on the City Council to investigate what they allege are mass shutdowns of their businesses as part of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s strategy to reduce violence. At a news conference earlier this week, about 15 owners gathered at the shuttered Falcon Fuel station in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the South Side. They alleged ...
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Some airlines fly faster than others, but it's more complicated than that.
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Travel writer Katie Jackson shares what it was like getting a health pass and visit Paris' famed museums as a vaccinated American tourist.
The GOP lawmaker failed to mention that time he tried to board a plane carrying a gun earlier this year.
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A Florida BBQ restaurant shut down after being left with just 4 employees. 'No one wants to work,' its owner said.
Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que said it paid good wages but simply could not find enough staff to keep its Winter Park, Florida, restaurant open.
Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the coronavirus pandemic, a move that could oblige Europe's carriers to fly empty seats for thousands of miles at a loss. Authorities controlling slots at major Asian airports are ready to slap similar 'use it or lose it' conditions on European carriers flying to Asia's cities - raising the prospect of an industry trade war over the uneven impact of COVID-19. Tensions have grown since July, when the EU announced plans to force airlines to use 50% of their rights or lose them to rivals from next month.