A baby boy was born mid-flight on a Delta airlines plane going from Salt Lake City to Honolulu on Wednesday.
Hundreds of companies signed onto a new statement Wednesday to oppose "discriminatory legislation" that would make it harder for people to vote in the U.S.
"We are expecting corporate leaders to be social and moral leaders and I think they're going to do well as a result," said an expert.
There are five tactical reasons that businesses—including companies that have come out against Georgia's election law—should rethink their highly publicized, and potentially costly, forays into politics.
"Don't go back to their products until they relent. We can play the game better than them," Trump said while comparing his boycott to leftist boycott threats.
The activist said that Georgia lawmakers who passed the new voting law knew what economic risks passing it would lead to for the state.
The former president also took aim at Coca Cola and Delta after the companies hit out at Georgia's new voting laws.
"To make American's stance clear: We are strongly opposed to this bill and others like it," American Airlines wrote in a statement on Thursday in response to a voting bill being passed in the Texas state Senate.
"I need to make it crystal clear that the final bill is unacceptable and does not match Delta's values," Bastian wrote in a memo on Wednesday.
Following Georgia passing its controversial voter law, some local activists have floated the possibility of boycotting major companies in the Peach State for not criticizing the politicians.
"Voting is a foundational right in America, and we will continue to work to advance voting rights and access in Georgia and across the country," Coca-Cola said in a statement to CNBC.
The Airbus A319 jet was en route from San Jose del Cabo to Seattle when it diverted shortly after 6pm local time.
The man was detained by law enforcement after Flight 2349 landed at Logan International Airport in Boston on February 14.
Ahead of the presidential inauguration, in the wake of the recent Capitol riots, Delta Airlines issued an alert Thursday to ban firearms in checked luggage for passengers traveling to Washington, D.C. until January 23.
"We're all on high alert based on the events over the last couple of weeks up in Washington," said Delta CEO Ed Bastian.
The man had a "toddler level meltdown" because he was told to wear a mask, according to a TikTok user who shared the video.
While Delta has banned nearly 700 passengers from future flights for refusing to wear masks, United and JetBlue have banned 435 and 88 passengers, respectively.
The policy applies to customers who bought tickets on or after April 1, 2020, and who are looking to swap over to a flight of equal or less value.
The revelation came in a memo sent Thursday by Delta chief executive Ed Bastian to the airline's employees.
"Wearing a mask is among the simplest and most effective actions we can take to reduce transmission," said Delta CEO Ed Bastian.
One passenger is heard saying "she is in her face, oh Lord," in video footage of the heated dispute.
The International Air Transport Association found that most documented cases linked to air travel were diagnosed before airlines implemented mask mandates.
"Delta requires masks on every flight for the safety of our customers and crew," said an airline spokeswoman.
Delta, United, JetBlue and American Airlines are among the major carriers offering refunds to passengers who are refused boarding.
"We have already banned some passengers from future travel on Delta for refusing to wear masks on board," a Delta Airlines internal memo stated.
The airline is looking to have all 90,000 of its employees to be tested.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's company sold off stocks in four major U.S. airlines. During an annual meeting Saturday through a live-stream, he called the investments during a pandemic "a mistake."
American Airlines and British Airways have suspended certain international flights.