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United Airlines Temporarily Slashes Flights at New York-Area Airports

United Airlines Temporarily Slashes Flights at New York-Area Airports

United Airlines said late Saturday said it would temporarily cut the number of flights at New York-area airports by almost 90% as the number of flyers continues to plummet.
The new schedules go into effect Sunday.
The news came as U.S. officials announced that the number of novel coronavirus cases in the New York area would likely peak in the coming week. The reduction was announced in a memorandum to employees that …

U.S. Expects Peak in Coronaviruses Cases in New York, New Orleans, Detroit Next Week

U.S. Expects Peak in Coronaviruses Cases in New York, New Orleans, Detroit Next Week

Officials in the United States expect the number of coronavirus cases to peak in some cities in the next six or seven days.
This according to White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Brix, who said that modeling shows New York, Detroit, and New Orleans will reach the peak of their outbreaks in the next six to seven days.
The models include the areas around each of those cities.
Meanwhile, government officials are hopeful that …

Coronavirus Update: CDC Says Wear Masks, Global Caseload Over 1.1 Million, China’s National Day of Mourning

Coronavirus Update: CDC Says Wear Masks, Global Caseload Over 1.1 Million, China’s National Day of Mourning

IN BRIEF
The global caseload of Covid-19 surpassed 1.1 million, and over half the world’s population has been asked to remain home. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recommend that people wear masks even if they present no symptoms, although President Trump, in announcing the guidance, then said he would demur.
The number of people who have flown into the United States from China since the country imposed travel restrictions is estimated …

JFK Airport Consolidates Operations During Coronavirus Crisis

JFK Airport Consolidates Operations During Coronavirus Crisis

As the number of passengers continues to plummet as the coronavirus crisis unfolds, operators of the various terminals at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the nation’s busiest international gateway, are consolidating terminals, which means that many flights will leave from terminals not usually associated with their airline.
The Transportation Security Administration, which operates security checkpoints at the majority of the nation’s airports, said that the number of passengers at U.S. airports …

Andrew Lloyd Weber to Shows including ‘Cats’ and ‘Evita’ For Free

Andrew Lloyd Weber to Shows including ‘Cats’ and ‘Evita’ For Free

While Broadway theaters continue to be shuttered during the pandemic, impresario Andrew Lloyd Weber will make some of his shows available on line starting Friday in a series dubbed “The Shows Must Go On.”
Sir Andrew plans to stream his 2000 revival of the 1991 show “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on Friday at 2 p.m.  The show, starring Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough, and Joan Collins, will be …

Red Roof Inn to Offer Telecommuters Day Rate Co-Working Option

Red Roof Inn to Offer Telecommuters Day Rate Co-Working Option

Red Roof announced a special day rate for those of us working at home during the pandemic who need a break and a safe co-working space in which to conduct business.
For $29, guests get free Wi-Fi, a room with a desk, a coffee machine, a flatscreen television, free local and long distance callings, and access to a shared fax machine.
The hotelier wants to help people “continue their professional obligations close …

Coronavirus Update: Number of Infections Climbs Over One Million, Half of Mankind is Under Lockdown Orders

Coronavirus Update: Number of Infections Climbs Over One Million, Half of Mankind is Under Lockdown Orders

IN BRIEF
The number of people with confirmed cases of Covid-19 reached the one million mark, and half the world’s population has been asked to remain home. Guidance on wearing masks has been reversed: officials in multiple countries recommend people wear masks even if they present no symptoms.
New York State officials said they are running out of necessary equipment to treat coronavirus patients.
“If a person comes in and needs a ventilator …