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    A Democratic operative photographed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz without a mask on a flight over the weekend — prompting American Airlines to review the matter after the image was posted online, and went viral. Cruz was snapped bare-cheeked Sunday — with a coffee in one hand and phone in the other — while flying with one of American’s domestic regional partners. The pic was tweeted by Hosseh Enad, a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee operative, who wrote, “Captured today at 10:45am...
    American Airlines said Monday that it was investigating after a photo was tweeted of Senator Ted Cruz flying without a mask on one of its regional carriers. A spokesperson for Cruz said he wears a mask while traveling and had taken it off to drink and put it back on afterward. American Airlines policy is that customers wear masks unless they are eating or drinking. The airline said it had reached out to Cruz to affirm the importance of this...
    American Airlines contacted Republican senator from Texas Ted Cruz, a relative of Donald Trump, to remind him of the rules after he was photographed without a mask aboard one of his planes. “As we do in these cases, we have reviewed the details of this matter, and although our policy does not apply when a passenger eats or drinks, we contacted Senator Cruz to confirm the importance of this policy as part of our commitment to protect the health...
    Going down? On Sunday, a Twitter account posted an image showing Republican senator and failed presidential candidate Ted Cruz sitting on a plane, looking at his phone, and not wearing a mask. According to the original poster, this was an American Airlines commercial flight around 10:45 AM. On Thursday, days before the photo was taken, American Airlines announced that it would require passengers to wear masks in flight. This makes a ton of sense in places like Texas, where COVID-19 infection rates...
    Reuters July 13, 2020 0 Comments Southwest Airlines Chief Executive Gary Kelly told employees on Monday that he was concerned about the impact of a recent rise in COVID-19 cases and quarantines on already-weak travel demand and said passenger numbers would need to triple by the end of the year to prevent job cuts. “Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment,” Kelly said...
    American Airlines said Sunday that they will investigate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) after a Democratic  Congressional Campaign Committee operative snapped a photo of Cruz on board a flight Sunday. Cruz, who was clearly holding a hot drink in a cup, was not wearing a mask as required by airline regulations. The operative, Hosseh Enad, surreptitiously snapped the photo of Cruz Sunday morning as Cruz was seated aboard an American Airlines flight. Enad claimed Cruz was “refusing to wear a mask,”...
    Getty/Twitter Ted Cruz spotted without a mask on an American Airlines flight. U.S. Senator Ted Cruz has drawn criticism after a photo emerged on Twitter showing the senator without a mask while sitting on an American Airlines flight. He’s also holding a cup of coffee in the picture, and his office says he removed the mask to drink his coffee, which would not be a violation of the airline’s mask policy. Here’s the picture of a maskless Cruz...
    American Airlines said Monday that it was investigating after a photo was tweeted of Senator Ted Cruz flying without a mask on one of its regional carriers. A spokesperson for Cruz said he wears a mask while traveling and had taken it off to drink and put it back on afterward. American Airlines policy is that customers wear masks unless they are eating or drinking. A spokesperson said they are reviewing the matter.  There is no mask visible in the...
    Sen. Ted Cruz is taking flak for not wearing a mask during a portion of an American Airlines flight on Sunday.  The Texas Republican was captured sans mask holding a cup of coffee in his hand, with the image being shared to Twitter by Hosseh Enad, a marketing compliance associate for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the arm of the Democratic Party in charge of retaining the House majority.  Cruzs coffee cup was the clue that he wasnt breaking airline rules, a...
    SAN ANTONIO – A photo of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz without a mask on during a recent flight prompted a major airline company to look into the matter. The picture, snapped by another passenger on the American Airlines plane, was taken Sunday as Cruz was flying to Dallas from Houston, according to Business Insider. Another photo showed Cruz without a face covering at the gate while waiting to board the flight. Captured today at 10:45am — @TedCruz on a commercial...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee operative perked up Twitter sharing a photo U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz not wearing a mask on a Sunday flight from Houston to Dallas on a plane operated by one of American Airlines’ regional partners. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the highly contagious virus, American Airlines requires all passengers to wear masks during flights. The photo shows Sen. Cruz looking at his phone he’s holding...
    SENATOR Ted Cruz was seen flying without a mask aboard an American Airlines flight -- and the airline says theyre investigated what happened. Cruz, a Republican from Texas, was aboard a commercial flight on Sunday, looking down at his phone and not wearing and face covering, according to a photo posted to Twitter. 1 Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was pictured not wearing a mask aboard an American Airlines flight on SundayCredit: AFP or licensors Captured today at 10:45am — @TedCruz...
    American Airlines vowed to review an incident involving Sen. Ted Cruz after fellow traveler expressed outrage that the Texas senator had slipped off his mask to sip his coffee on a recent flight. Cruz, a Republican, was accused by a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee employee, Hosseh Enad, of refusing to wear a mask with a coffee in one hand and a phone in the other aboard a flight Monday. The incident prompted the airline to announce that they were reviewing...
    Pilots talk as they look at the tail of an American Airlines aircraft.Mike Stone | Reuters American Airlines is planning to warn pilots this week about potential furloughs, the latest carrier to prepare employees for job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic roils the airline business. The terms of $25 billion in federal coronavirus aid prohibit carriers from laying off workers or cutting their pay rates through Sept. 30, but weak demand has forced airlines to shrink to cut costs. The Worker Adjustment...
    American Airlines, which requires all passengers to wear masks during the duration of their flight, said it is reviewing the situation after photographs emerged of Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOh, Canada: Should the US emulate Canadas National Health Service? Trump tweets his support for Goya Foods amid boycott Trump says hell sign order with road to citizenship for DACA recipients MORE (R-Texas) not wearing a mask on a plane. A Cruz spokesperson has said that Cruz was drinking coffee and removed...
    JetBlue is extending its empty middle seat policy through the end of the summer travel season.The airline said Monday that middle seats on larger aircraft and aisle seats on smaller aircraft will remain empty as a social distancing measure through September 8, the day after Labor Day. Parties of three will be able to occupy a row together by request, JetBlue said.Federal officials said earlier this month that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but...
    JetBlue is extending its empty middle seat policy through the end of the summer travel season.The airline said Monday that middle seats on larger aircraft and aisle seats on smaller aircraft will remain empty as a social distancing measure through September 8, the day after Labor Day. Parties of three will be able to occupy a row together by request, JetBlue said.Federal officials said earlier this month that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but...
    JetBlue is extending its empty middle seat policy through the end of the summer travel season.The airline said Monday that middle seats on larger aircraft and aisle seats on smaller aircraft will remain empty as a social distancing measure through September 8, the day after Labor Day. Parties of three will be able to occupy a row together by request, JetBlue said.Federal officials said earlier this month that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but...
    JetBlue is extending its empty middle seat policy through the end of the summer travel season.The airline said Monday that middle seats on larger aircraft and aisle seats on smaller aircraft will remain empty as a social distancing measure through September 8, the day after Labor Day. Parties of three will be able to occupy a row together by request, JetBlue said.Federal officials said earlier this month that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but...
    Alex Henderson July 13, 2020 5:51PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Although Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has recently encouraged mask wearing in response to the coronavirus pandemic, some far-right Republicans are still reluctant to wear face masks in public. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, according to AmericaBlog reporter John Aravosis, wasnt wearing a mask at all during an American Airlines flight from Houston to Dallas on Sunday, July 12 — which is a violation of the...
    Although Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has recently encouraged mask wearing in response to the coronavirus pandemic, some far-right Republicans are still reluctant to wear face masks in public. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, according to AmericaBlog reporter John Aravosis, wasn’t wearing a mask at all during an American Airlines flight from Houston to Dallas on Sunday, July 12 — which is a violation of the airline’s rules. Aravosis tweeted, “I just confirmed that Ted Cruz went the entire one-hour-eight-minute...
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 29, 2020.Spencer Platt | Getty ImagesDow Jones Industrial Average jumps 369 points The Dow gained 369.21 points, or 1.44%, to close at 26,075.30. The S&P 500 climbed 1.05% to 3,185.04. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.66% to 10,617.44. Stocks got a jolt Friday as news about a potential coronavirus treatment increased hope for an economic recovery following the outbreak.Gilead and BioNTech news boost marketGilead Sciences said its coronavirus treatment...
    Boeing is scrambling to shore up financing for the 737 Max as it awaits regulatory approval for design changes after the plane was grounded following two fatal crashes, industry sources said. The company is anxious to resume deliveries once regulators declare it safe and airlines agree on training. But confidence in the jet has been hit by the 15-month grounding, making the financing needed to ensure smooth deliveries scarce and compounding a dearth in demand due to the coronavirus...
    Boeing is scrambling to shore up financing for the 737 Max as it awaits regulatory approval for design changes after the plane was grounded following two fatal crashes, industry sources said. The company is anxious to resume deliveries once regulators declare it safe and airlines agree on training. But confidence in the jet has been hit by the 15-month grounding, making the financing needed to ensure smooth deliveries scarce and compounding a dearth in demand due to the coronavirus crisis....
    DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is warning Boeing that it could cancel some overdue orders for the grounded 737 Max unless the plane maker helps line up new financing for the jets, which has become more expensive as the coronavirus pandemic has crippled airlines, according to people familiar with the discussions. American had 24 Max jets before they were grounded in March 2019. It has orders for 76 more but wants Boeing to help arrange financing for 17 planes for...