Government, Business

White House Weighs Airline Job Support in Case Stimulus Fails

A passenger wearing a mask at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago A traveler wearing a mask passes through Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said the Trump administration is examining executive actions to help airlines avoid employee furloughs should Congress fail to provide assistance in a new round of stimulus.

August 26, 2020
Government, Business

American Airlines Expects 19,000 Job Cuts Once Payroll Aid Ends

An American Airlines plan at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago An American Airlines plane at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

American Airlines Group will cut 19,000 workers once federal payroll aid expires Oct. 1, capping a 30% workforce reduction since the coronavirus pandemic began to torpedo travel demand.

Mary Schlangenstein | Bloomberg News
August 25, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Despite Lower Gas Prices, AAA Expects Fewer Travelers This Memorial Day Weekend

Traffic is light on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge May 18,2020. Light traffic is seen on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge May 18, 2020. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

The coronavirus pandemic has undermined road travel data, but anecdotal information points to fewer drivers likely to take to the road for Memorial Day weekend, AAA announced.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 21, 2020

TravelCenters of America Income Falls as Growth Outpaces Fuel-Efficiency Headwinds

Hillary Hartley/Flickr

TravelCenters of America, an operator of truck stops and convenience stores, reported lower net income for the fourth quarter and full year in 2016 as revenue was mixed.

February 28, 2017

Record Number of Americans Taking Holiday Road Trips, AAA Says

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

AAA reports more than 103 million Americans —  the most on record — are expected to travel for the year-end holidays.

Diane C. Lore | Staten Island (N.Y.) Advance
December 15, 2016

US Motor Travel Rises by 2.9% in September Amid Low Gasoline Prices


U.S. motorists logged 2.9% more miles in September versus last year, new federal data showed, continuing a record-setting pace amid low gasoline prices and lower unemployment.

Jarrett Renshaw | Reuters
December 5, 2016
Business, Fuel

TravelCenters Reports Third-Quarter Income Rose, Launch of Commercial Tire Network

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TravelCenters of America reported third-quarter income rose as revenue dipped amid gains in fuel volume, fuel gross margin, nonfuel gross margin and continued improvements in site level operating expense controls, it said. 

November 8, 2016

TravelCenters of America Forms Commercial Tire Network

Hillary Hartley/Flickr

TravelCenters of America announced the formation of the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network to meet increased customer demand for flexible, efficient sourcing of commercial tires.

November 4, 2016
Business, Fuel

Love’s to Expand Truck Maintenance Services

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc.

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. will expand its truck maintenance program at all of its truck stops nationwide to include services related to fluids, filters and lubes, in addition to existing truck tire care and light mechanical options.

September 29, 2016
Business, Fuel

TravelCenters Unveils Remodeled Truck Service Facility in Candler, North Carolina

TravelCenters of America announced the grand reopening of its newest TA Truck Service facility on Interstate 40, at Exit 37, in Candler, North Carolina, that now features expanded hours.

September 28, 2016