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Delta Air Lines, United and AA are getting a bailout but they are not giving refunds for cancelled flights

The United States Congress has agreed to the approval of the most powerful economic rescue plan in the U.S. history, an arsenal of nearly two trillion dollars to help relieve the economic impact of Coronavirus.The agreement between the White House and Republicans, on the one hand; and the Democratic opposition, on the other hand, arrived […]

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Royal Caribbean not waiting for a bailout, secures $2.2B loan from J.P. Morgan, BofA,BNP and Goldman Sachs

MIAMI, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into a $2.2 billion 364-day secured term loan facility, further enhancing the company’s liquidity position. The facility can be extended at the company’s option for an additional 364 days. The company has borrowed the full amount available […]

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Major cruise lines use foreign flags to avoid U.S. laws but they want U.S. bailout money

All cruise ships must have a country of registry in order to operate in international waters. Accordingly, most countries, including the U.S., provide these registration services or flags of registry. Predominant countries offering flags of registry for cruise vessels are the Liberia, Panama, Norway, Netherlands, Bahamas and the U.S. Flag states have certain rules for […]

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Delta Air Lines flight attendants refuse to offer disinfectant wipes to passengers in economy class

With COVID-19 outbreak continuing to spread, almost all airlines are giving their best to help stranded travelers, from issuing refunds to taking precautions to sanitize and prevent the virus from spreading. Economy class passengers aboard Delta Air Lines flight from Minneapolis to Winnipeg Manitoba were denied disinfectant wipes, just because they were sitting in cheapest […]

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How to get a refund from Expedia if your trip or flight was cancelled due to coronvirus?

Well that seem to be a $64,000 question since millions of bookings got cancelled in the last 2 months. Since coronavirus came to the Western Hemisphere many hotels, rentals and trips got cancelled due to coronavirus. What to do and what is the best way to get your refund from sites like Expedia or Booking. […]

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A Boeing 737 named “Flying to Utopia” has been converted into the library as a part of program to uplift Mexico City neighborhoods.

A boeing 737 has been converted into a library as part of a program to uplift neighborhoods in Mexico City. The library forms part of the Iztapalapa’s “Utopia” program. This program aims to improve public spaces in the borough which were previously used by drug addicts and people consuming alcohol. The mayor of Iztapalapa, Clara […]