Tag Archives: Transportation

Americans stick near home again due to coronavirus resurgence in fresh blow to the economy

[ad_1] The recent resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic has prodded Americans once again to cut back on flying, dining out, staying at hotels and other activities away from home in another blow to the U.S. economy. Read: The economy is showing more coronavirus cracks and the fissures are growing By …

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American Airlines flies its first coronavirus vaccines to Miami as industry hopes for a recovery

[ad_1] American Airlines Boing 777-300 wide-body aircraft as seen on final approach over the houses of Myrtle Ave, for landing at London Heathrow LHR EGLL International airport in England, UK. The B777 airplane has the registration N718AN and is powered by 2x GE jet engines. American Airlines AA AAL is …

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GPS tracking, priority landing for coronavirus vaccines, FedEx, UPS say

[ad_1] Wesley Wheeler, President of Global Healthcare at United Parcel Service (UPS), holds up a sample of the vial that will be used to transport the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as he testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee hearing on the logistics of transporting a COVID-19 vaccine on …

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The challenges and perils of transporting millions of COVID-19 vaccines with dry ice across the U.S.

[ad_1] When you order a gift from Amazon AMZN the process of getting the item you purchased to your doorstep is fairly straightforward. But transporting a coronavirus vaccine, if and/or when emergency-use authorization is granted in the U.S., requires arctic temperatures. The government, through Operation Warp Speed, has begun the …

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U.K. gears up for huge coronavirus vaccination program

[ad_1] LONDON — Shipments of the coronavirus vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech were delivered Sunday in the U.K. in super-cold containers, two days before it goes public in an immunization program that is being closely watched around the world. Around 800,000 doses of the vaccine were …

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Senate coronavirus aid proposal calls for $17 billion for airlines

[ad_1] United Airlines and Delta Airlines jets Sam Hodgson | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Senate has set aside $17 billion for airlines in a more than $900 billion bipartisan proposal providing additional coronavirus aid that was released Tuesday, according to people familiar with the matter. Airlines received $25 billion …

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SpaceX launches crew for relief mission; Elon Musk sidelined by coronavirus

[ad_1] CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by a private company. The Falcon rocket thundered into the night from Kennedy Space Center with three Americans and one Japanese, the second crew to be …

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City Sees Significant Drop in Traffic Volumes, Crashes During Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus Travel and Crash Trends Data Chart

[ad_1] The coronavirus pandemic has changed life in many ways, from how we spend time with friends and family to how we work. As the below findings show, it has also impacted travel patterns in our community. The city has seen a significant drop in both traffic volumes and crashes …

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Dow jumps over 800 points, its best daily gain in 5 months, as Nasdaq ends lower on coronavirus vaccine report

[ad_1] U.S. stock benchmarks closed mostly higher Monday, leaving behind some of the technology giants and work-from-home winners, after German-based BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc. announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate achieved “success” in the first interim analysis of a Phase 3 study. Assets considered risky already received a boost …

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Southwest Airlines posts biggest-ever loss as coronavirus slams demand

[ad_1] A Southwest Airlines jet leaves Midway Airport on in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Southwest Airlines on Thursday posted its biggest loss ever after the coronavirus pandemic hurt the summer travel season, but the airline cut its cash burn. Later, American Airlines reported a $2.4 billion third-quarter …

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