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Ride-share companies have been hit hard by Covid-19. Drivers received free meals, hand sanitizer and face masks at a food drive in Burbank, Calif. in June last year.

Uber, Lyft Push Biden Team for Role in Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

By: Emily Glazer, Sarah Krouse
Source: Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: January 12th, 2021
Ride-sharing companies seek early access to doses for workers, offer to take passengers to get their shots
Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

By: Ed Bastian
Source: Delta Air Lines
Date of Publication: January 1st, 2021
CEO Ed Bastian shared the below memo with employees to welcome the new year.
Airlines would get $15 billion in federal aid, must call back more than 32,000 furloughed workers

Airlines would get $15 billion in federal aid, must call back more than 32,000 furloughed workers

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: December 21st, 2020
Airlines would get $15 billion in additional payroll support under the bipartisan $900 billion coronavirus aid package.
Delta announces quarantine-free flights to Rome, raising hopes for more travel corridors - The Washington Post

Delta announces quarantine-free flights to Rome, raising hopes for more travel corridors

By: Rick Noack
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: November 27th, 2020
Delta Air Lines has announced that, pending approval, it will be launching quarantine-free flights from Atlanta to Rome for travelers who have tested negative for the coronavirus and are eligible to enter the European Union despite travel restrictions.
U.S. airlines caution on winter challenges as COVID-19 cases rise

U.S. airlines caution on winter challenges as COVID-19 cases rise

By: Tracy Rucinski, David Shepardson
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 12th, 2020
Delta Air Lines DAL.N and Southwest Airlines LUV.N on Thursday cautioned that the recent surge in COVID-19 cases may have a negative impact on travel over the winter holidays, a period the sector had hoped would see improved bookings.
Has Disney put the worst of the pandemic behind it?

Has Disney put the worst of the pandemic behind it?

By: Lisa Richwine, Akanksha Rana
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 12th, 2020
Walt Disney Co's DIS.N rapidly growing streaming video business and a partial recovery at its theme parks gave investors fresh hope on Thursday that the entertainment company had made it through the worst of the coronavirus pandemic.
lyft van

Lyft’s results show pain but also hope as some riders return

By: CATHY BUSSEWITZ
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: November 10th, 2020
Lyft is still feeling the pandemic’s severe impact on the ride-hailing industry but its third-quarter results show signs of a recovery from the previous three months when passengers stayed locked down.
Uber sees slowest recovery of ride business in home U.S. market, deliveries more than double

Uber sees slowest recovery of ride business in home U.S. market, deliveries more than double

By: Tina Bellon, Akanksha Rana
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 6th, 2020
Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday demand for its food-delivery service exploded in the latest quarter, but recovery in its global rides business is being held back by its most important market, the United States.
Southwest Airlines issues first furlough notices as talks with unions stall

Southwest Airlines issues first furlough notices as talks with unions stall

By: Tracy Rucinski
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 6th, 2020
Southwest Airlines LUV.N said on Friday it has sent notices of potential furloughs to 42 parts inventory workers after talks with one union group stalled over pay cuts the airline argues it needs from all employees to offset $1 billion in overstaffing costs.
United Airlines to add more flights to meet Thanksgiving surge

United Airlines to add more flights to meet Thanksgiving surge

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 9th, 2020
U.S. air carrier United Airlines UAL.O said on Monday it expects the Thanksgiving holiday week to be its busiest since March and is adding more than 1,400 domestic flights to cater to the surge.