The looming threat of a government shutdown could carry significant challenges for the travel industry, potentially resulting in daily losses nearing $140 million. The aviation sector is anticipated to be the hardest hit, with the possibility of essential workers being required to work without pay. Yahoo Finance Live is joined by Boyd Group International President Mike Boyd to discuss the implications for consumer travel and the challenges that may arise for the Federal Aviation Administration. "Overall, it's just going to accelerate a decline in the efficiency of our air transportation system... also issues of oversight of airlines, oversight of airports, oversight of manufacturers and components," Boyd says. "That's where the real sand might get into the works." For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
The latest addition of new nonstop services between San Diego and Atlanta is likely to enhance Alaska Air's (ALK) competitive position.
Our guests in San Diego love the convenience of our nonstop, coast-to-coast flights. How about we add another? Alaska Airlines is announcing new, daily service between San Diego and Atlanta that begins flying on May 16, 2024. Tickets are available for purchase now at alaskaair.com.