CNBC.com’s MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day’s top business news headlines. On today’s show, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau is on the ground in Chicago at United’s cargo facility as the airline starts shipping Pfizer’s Covid vaccine on passenger planes. Plus, CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa breaks down the lingering hangover effects of the monster one-day gains Airbnb and DoorDash saw in their IPOs last week.
Your next flight might be carrying Covid vaccines as United ships doses on passenger planes
United Airlines on Tuesday said it has started transporting coronavirus vaccines within the U.S. in the bellies of its passenger aircraft, as carriers’ role in distributing doses expands.
Hours after the U.S. approved the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine for emergency use late Friday, logistics giants and passenger airlines began mobilizing distribution around the U.S., a feat that requires close monitoring of…