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Proposed law would guarantee refunds for flights canceled during pandemic

Don’t feel comfortable getting on a plane given Covid-19? If you’re thinking of canceling an upcoming flight you paid for, you might have resigned yourself to losing your money or perhaps, best-case scenario, getting an airline credit for some or all of the fare. That’s because air carriers in the U.S. are required by law to refund airfares when they cancel flights and can’t offer a reasonable alternative itinerary — but don’t have to hand you back your money if you cancel your reservation yourself. If your flight’s still taking…

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Margaret River Wine Region Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Margaret River Wine Region – Surrounded by coasts on three sides and enjoying virtually rain-free summers, this region is primed and ready for lovers of more than just wine. When ready, browse vacation packages to Margaret River Wine Region: https://www.expedia.com/Margaret-River-Wine-Region.d6046852.Destination-Travel-Guides A #vacation to the #MargaretRiverWineRegion can take you down the Western Australian coastline for over 80 miles and stretch inland for a further 20. Start your #vacation with one of Australia’s most scenic drives, Caves Road, which gets its name from the limestone caves which honeycomb the region. #Visit the…

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Delta retires MD-88 and MD-90 jets early because of the coronavirus

A Delta Airlines passenger aircraft (McDonnell Douglas MD-88) takes off from LaGuardia Airport in New York City, New York. Robert Alexander | Getty Images A noisier era of aviation ends Tuesday when Delta Air Lines retires its “Mad Dog” jets. Its remaining MD-88s — and a quieter, younger model, the MD-90 — are headed to an early retirement because of the coronavirus pandemic. Delta expected to retire the twin-engine MD-88s at the end of this year and the MD-90s by the end of 2022, but a sharp drop in travel demand has prompted…

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Five charts that track the U.S. economy as states reopen

People congregate outside a restaurant in the upper east side during the coronavirus pandemic on May 2, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images As states gradually reopen, the U.S. economy is showing signs of life after one of the most significant downturns in history.  Though many restrictions remain in place across the country, Americans are gaining a greater sense of normalcy as they venture out to restaurants, increase travel and buy new homes.  These charts track five key indicators that signal a growing revival of the…

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