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12/12/2017

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.

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USA Today
12/12/2017

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.

12/12/2017

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.

12/12/2017

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."

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Fortune
12/12/2017

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.

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TravelPulse
12/12/2017

United Airlines announced that both its November traffic and capacity were up 5.1% compared to 2016. The airline also had its best-ever on-time arrival rate and fewest cancellations in a month in its history.

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Travel Trade
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12/12/2017

Airbus has announced it will lower annual production of its A380 superjumbo jets to 12 in 2018 and eight in 2019, and may eventually cut production of the aircraft to as few as six per year.

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Reuters
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12/12/2017

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.

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12/12/2017

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.

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The Hill
12/12/2017

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.