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Government, Business, Safety

60% More Travelers for Memorial Day This Year, AAA Says

Traffic Traffic on a California highway. (MCCAIG/Getty Images)

About 37 million people will travel this Memorial Day, a significant boost from a year ago, according to AAA’s forecast for the traditional kickoff of the country’s summer driving season.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 25, 2021
Government, Business

White House Weighs Reopening Travel With Europe Despite Spike

Travelers wearing protective masks walk through Ronald Reagan National Airport. (Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg News) Travelers wearing protective masks walk through Ronald Reagan National Airport. (Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg News)

The White House has held multiple discussions on reopening travel to the U.S. from the U.K. and other European countries and Brazil, even amid a surge in coronavirus cases, according to people familiar with the matter.

December 10, 2020
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
Business

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

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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
Business

Record Number of Americans Taking Holiday Road Trips, AAA Says

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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
Business

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

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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
Business

TravelCenters of America Forms Commercial Tire Network

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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

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