More people are traveling as vaccinations ramp up

Desy Papper

In a sign that air travel is recovering, TSA officers screened the most air travelers on Friday since March 15, 2020. Nearly 1.4 million passengers went through, versus 1.8 million a year ago. Until vaccines ramp up, the CDC continues to advise against all nonessential travel. The U.S. has overtaken Saudi Arabia as […]

In a sign that air travel is recovering, TSA officers screened the most air travelers on Friday since March 15, 2020. Nearly 1.4 million passengers went through, versus 1.8 million a year ago. Until vaccines ramp up, the CDC continues to advise against all nonessential travel.

The U.S. has overtaken Saudi Arabia as India’s second biggest oil supplier, as refiners boosted cheaper U.S. crude purchases to record levels to offset OPEC+ supply cuts.
India’s imports from the U.S. jumped 48% in February from the prior month.

American Cruise Lines is the first cruise line to resume sailing in U.S.
waters. On Saturday, American Cruise Lines’ coastal ship Independence left Amelia Island on a seven-day cruise to Charleston.
The Independence usually carries 100 passengers, but capacity has been reduced to 75%.

Futures are higher after the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 closed at record highs on Friday. The Nasdaq fell 78.

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