The U.S. state of Florida, the most impacted by the cruise industry’s continued shutdown, could sue the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Senator Chuck Schumer (NY-D) personally pleaded with JetBlue’s boss not to shrink the budget airline’s Big Apple workforce as it weighs shipping jobs to Florida.
Travel’s economic footprint in the United States shrank a staggering 42% last year, from $2.6 trillion to $1.5 trillion, according to new end-of-year totals prepared for the U.S. Travel Association by the research firm Tourism Economics.
Monthly passenger numbers at Heathrow fell below 500,000 last month, the lowest since 1966. The airport said the decline was due to the ban.
The United States Senate passed a stimulus package on March 6th that will include another $14 billion for airlines under the Payroll Support Program (PSP). 
U.S. exports of food and agricultural products to the Republic of Cuba in January 2021 totaled $19,018,549, compared to $13,421,660 in January 2020.
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