Employees at the UPS Worldport at Louisville International Airport in Kentucky are hard at work processing packages for holiday delivery. The facility has hundreds of miles of conveyor belts and will sort 4 million packages per day during the week before Christmas, double its usual workload.
American Airlines has stepped up to help sponsor the Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, Texas. "Colonial is a Fort Worth institution, and as a Fort Worth-based company, American is delighted to support the tournament in 2018," the carrier said.
The Transportation Security Administration has implemented new screening procedures at Idaho Falls Regional Airport designed to speed up screening while keeping travelers safe. Passengers must now put electronic devices larger than cellphones into separate bins for scanning.
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz on Monday wrote a letter to employees asking them to commit to a zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment, joining Association of Flight Attendants President Sara Nelson and others "who adamantly believe that sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior, intimidation or predation have absolutely no place anywhere in our society -- including, and especially, in our industry and on our aircraft."
Southwest Airlines will add Los Angeles-bound flights the last weekend of December from Oklahoma City and Atlanta to accommodate Oklahoma and Georgia football fans looking to cheer on their teams at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.
Linda Jojo is executive vice president of technology and chief digital officer at United Airlines. In this Q&A-style interview, Jojo talks about the carrier's investment choices and how it's working to improve its app to better serve customers and employees.
US Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., wants the Transportation Security Administration to allocate more resources to mass transit systems and has introduced a bill that would provide $400 million in security grants. Coleman pointed to Monday's terrorist attack at New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal and said she has reached across the aisle for support from Republicans.
A woman who was caught smoking in a Southwest Airlines airplane bathroom threatened to kill everyone on the flight and was restrained by crew members and fellow passengers until the plane landed at California's Sacramento International Airport. Police met the plane, arrested the woman and charged her with making threats.
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