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Delta plunges after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway slashes its stake

The famed investor's conglomerate sold $314 million worth of the airline's stock last week.
FILE PHOTO: Delta Air Lines passenger planes parked in Birmingham

Delta CEO: We’re losing $60 million a day as the coronavirus pandemic rages on

Delta flew 95% fewer passengers last Sunday than one year previously. The airline has canceled more than 80% of its flights for April.

US Transportation Department to airlines: Don’t forget to refund customers if a flight is canceled

DOT regulations require airlines to offer full refunds to passengers, not just vouchers or credits, if their flight is cancelled due to coronavirus.
Many people are choosing to cancel or reschedule their travel plans during the coronavirus pandemic.

How to change or cancel your travel plans during the coronavirus pandemic

Whether you were set to travel for vacation, an event, or to visit family, chances are you've had to rethink your itinerary.

Why airlines are required to keep flying ‘ghost planes’ under the terms of the coronavirus bailout package

The bailout requires airlines to continue flying, even though, without full passenger loads, they're flying mostly empty. Two experts explain why.

The Concorde made its final flight a little more than 16 years ago and supersonic air travel has yet to return — here’s a look back at its...

There's never been anything quite like the Concorde — the experience of flying one was totally unique.

Travel demand won’t return to normal until mid-2021, even in the best-case scenario, an analyst warns

Under the best-case scenario, with slowing case growth, a Stifel analyst says air travel demand could return in 2021. But airlines may suffer longer.
Air travelers grab carry-on luggage behind rows of empty seats aboard a Delta flight, as coronavirus disruption continues across the global industry, from New York's JFK International Airport to San Francisco, California, U.S., March 17, 2020.

There’s never been a better time for airlines to remove the hated middle seat on planes, says one Wall Street analyst

On airplanes, it's hard enough to keep from bumping knees with the person in the next seat — let alone follow social-distancing guidelines.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway took a $5 billion hit on its airline stocks last quarter

Shares in American, Delta, United, and Southwest plunged by an average of 52% as coronavirus hammered demand.
A Virgin America Airbus A320.

The amazing story of how the Airbus A320 became the Boeing 737’s greatest rival

The Airbus A320 is the second best selling airliner of all time behind the Boeing 737. It's the first airliner to use a fly-by-wire control system.