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Shortly after disclosing the job cuts, Boeing announced Wednesday that it has resumed production of the grounded 737 Max jetliner. Two deadly crashes of Max jets pushed Boeing into a financial crisis months before the coronavirus squeezed global air travel to a trickle.
Five Senate Democrats proposed legislation on Wednesday that would require airlines to give full cash refunds to passengers during the pandemic, even if it was the customer who canceled.
Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are requiring drivers and passengers to wear masks, joining a growing list of transportation companies hoping to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as some cities emerge from lockdown.
Two out-of-state financial services firms have acquired the assets of former Celadon Group Inc. affiliate 19th Capital Group in a deal that will allow the Indianapolis-based company to continue operating with a reduced workforce rather than shutting down as previously planned.
The project, similar to one under way on the east side of Indianapolis, will close lanes in both directions over different periods starting May 22.
IndyGo temporarily suspended fare collections March 29 to reduce interaction aboard buses.
The airline said trip cancellations have pulled back from a peak in March but remain at levels that Southwest has never seen, as customers scrap plans to travel during the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19-related driver shortages, among other factors, mean that route improvements planned for June now won’t happen until 2021.
The biggest and most profitable U.S. airline lost $534 million in the first quarter and warned that it expects the second quarter to be much, much worse.
Indianapolis-based Republic Airways told The Wall Street Journal that it was still in discussions with the Treasury.
The U.S. Treasury Department and leading airlines continued negotiating Monday over terms of relief payments, with the Treasury sticking to a proposal that could give the government an ownership stake in the nation’s leading carriers.
The number of Americans getting on airplanes has sunk to a level not seen in more than 60 years, as people shelter in their homes to avoid catching or spreading the new coronavirus.
With the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in Indiana, many regular aspects of life have come to a halt, but one normalcy is continuing: road construction.
The Trump administration says the looser mileage standards will allow consumers to keep buying the less fuel-efficient but safer-to-drive SUVs that U.S. drivers have favored for years.
Demand is weak because so many Americans are under shelter-in-place rules and businesses have been closed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Indianapolis International Airport’s budget is bound to take a hit from a major decrease in passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic, but airport officials say they have made preparations for economic disruption.
Council Minority Leader Brian Mowery said his caucus believes returning Blue Indy spots to non-metered public parking would be beneficial to businesses.
Airlines are seeing bookings plummet and cancellations soar as fear of infection causes many Americans to avoid flying. That’s leading to drastically reduced ticket prices.