Summer of travel chaos as Americans return to vacations amid staff shortages and inflation

It was supposed to be the summer of carefree travel after a grim two years of COVID concerns.  But for the 75 percent of Americans who plan to take a vacation this year, a hodge-podge of setbacks are spelling trouble. 

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 Desperate airlines swapping planes for BUSES to try and tackle pilot shortages on short-haul routes

Multiple US airlines are now so desperate for staff that they’ve swapped planes for buses on some shorter routes.   Several carriers, including American Airlines have hired coach companies to carry passengers when the distances are small. American will bus people

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JetBlue will chop its flights this summer by 10% as airline is hit by staff shortages

There will be fewer flights for air travelers this summer after JetBlue Airways and Alaska Air announced it will cut their schedules because of worker shortages. JetBlue said that despite already hiring 2,500 new workers this year, it’s still unable to

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Biden warns US food shortages are ‘going to be real’ because of Ukraine invasion

President Joe Biden on Thursday said there will be food shortages around the globe because of Vladimir Putin‘s invasion of Ukraine. ‘It’s going to be real,’ he said. ‘Because both Russia and Ukraine have been the breadbasket of Europe in

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Sanctions ‘starting to BITE’ in Russia: Tanking value of rouble, and Soviet-era food shortages

Sanctions are ‘starting to bite’ in Russia, according to western officials, who say the tanking value of the rouble, food shortages similar to those seen during the Soviet-era and Vladimir Putin approaching the Chinese for assistance is proof that trade

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Staff shortages, government uncertainty and weather all blamed for travel hell

Pelancong yang marah bertanya pada Selasa malam bagaimana mungkin begitu menyedihkan ditinggalkan oleh penyedia transportasi pribadi dan umum Amerika, setelah ribuan orang terdampar setelah badai salju Senin di Pantai Timur. Kereta penumpang yang bepergian dari New Orleans ke Kota New

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Apple shuts ALL New York City stores due to a wave of staff shortages after a rise in infections 

Apple telah menutup semua 16 tokonya di New York karena kekurangan staf sebagai Omikron varian merobek negara dan memicu perusahaan untuk menerapkan penguncian de facto mereka sendiri. Big Apple tetap menjadi pusat gelombang ketiga virus di AS yang disebabkan oleh

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Supply chain for dummies: Biden spells out reason for shortages

Presiden Joe Biden mengatakan pada hari Rabu bahwa kebanyakan orang Amerika tidak dapat memahami masalah yang dihadapi oleh rantai pasokan Amerika Serikat, menambahkan bahwa ‘tidak banyak orang’ memiliki pemahaman yang jelas tentang jaringan dan implikasinya. Berbicara di pelabuhan Baltimore, di

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