Thanksgiving Might Bring Changes in Holiday-Travel Habits

By DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press More people are expected on airplanes and highways over Thanksgiving than last year, but changing habits around work and play might spread out the crowds and reduce the usual amount of holiday travel stress. Travel experts say the pandemic and the ability of many people to work remotely has blurred … Read more

Weak Yen, Higher Costs Weigh on Japan Business Sentiment

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Business sentiment among large manufacturers worsened for the third straight quarter, a Bank of Japan survey showed Monday, as the world’s third largest economy grapples with rising costs, a weakening currency and slowing global demand. The headline measure for the “tankan,” measuring sentiment among large manufacturers, … Read more

Royal Fans Give London Tourism a Bump Amid UK Economic Woes

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) — Royal fans have poured into the heart of London to experience the flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave a mileslong line for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, who died after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while … Read more

5 Tips for Creating a Budget to Support Your Financial Goals

By ADRIANA MORGA, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Whether you want to pay off debt, start a rainy day fund or save for a family trip, budgeting is the first step toward reaching your financial goals. Creating a budget is much like trying to eat better or exercise more — everyone tells you … Read more

Mexican Aviation’s Takeoff Could Hit Turbulence Amid US Recession Fears

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s COVID-battered aviation sector has benefitted from a robust reactivation of travel, but analysts fear its takeoff could be soon shaken by recession in the United States. Profits of air terminal operators in Mexico’s most important tourist destinations grew strongly last quarter, thanks to solid traffic numbers for both domestic and … Read more

British Airways Breaks Short-Haul Flight Sales From Heathrow

By KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Airways said Tuesday that it’s suspending sales of short-haul flights from London’s Heathrow Airport, a response to the airport’s request to limit bookings to help ease travel disruptions caused by booming demand and staff shortages. The suspension applies to new bookings for domestic UK and European … Read more

London’s Heathrow Airport Apologizes for Travel Disruptions | Business News

LONDON (AP) — London’s Heathrow Airport apologized Monday to passengers whose travels were disrupted by staff shortages and warned it may ask airlines to cut more flights from their summer schedules to reduce the strain if the chaos persists. Heathrow, Britain’s busiest airport, said service levels have been unacceptable at times in recent weeks, with … Read more

Pilots Picket as Airline Unions Leverage Summer Travel Woes | Business News

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell … Read more