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Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)_Adweek

Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)

By: Paul Hiebert and Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
Working with the trusted brand has become a deeply coveted corporate partnership during the pandemic.
How JetBlue Just Flouted Airline Industry Norms by Launching New Routes

How JetBlue Just Flouted Airline Industry Norms by Launching New Routes

By: Brian Sumers, Skift
Source: Yahoo Finance!
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
JetBlue Airways published a simple press release Thursday announcing 30 new routes starting this summer and fall, mainly for leisure customers, to leverage a nascent recovery. But to insiders, it was more — a manifesto showing that JetBlue, now in survival mode, no longer plans to play by the industry’s unwritten rules.
Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

Casino regulators tighten mask rules as coronavirus cases spike in Las Vegas

By: Contessa Brewer
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Nevada gaming regulators have updated rules to require players to wear masks at gaming tables where there are no plexiglass partitions. But the regulators stopped short of mandating masks for all visitors inside a casino or for slot players. Coronavirus cases in Clark County, where Las Vegas is located, have risen, with a record daily number of new cases Tuesday.
Southwest Airlines says has enough cash for two years as demand improves

Southwest Airlines says has enough cash for two years as demand improves

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 17th, 2020
Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) said on Wednesday it has enough cash to carry on business for the next two years, up from its prior forecast of 20 months, as travel demand gradually picks up.
United Airlines sweetens exit deal for flight attendants, others

United Airlines sweetens exit deal for flight attendants, others

By: Tracy Rucinski
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 17th, 2020
United Airlines (UAL.O) sweetened on Tuesday a voluntary exit package for frontline employees like flight attendants and gate agents, saying it needed “a lot more people to sign up” to avoid involuntary layoffs in October, according to a staff email seen by Reuters.
'Brands Are Really Going To Be Judged.' Companies Are Walking a Tightrope During the COVID-19 Pandemic

'Brands Are Really Going To Be Judged.' Companies Are Walking a Tightrope During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Katy Steinmetz
Source: Time Magazine
Date of Publication: April 2nd, 2020
Like just about everyone, Hotels.com had to change plans when the pandemic arrived.
Hilton Cutting About 22% of Global Corporate Workforce - WSJ

Hilton Cutting About 22% of Global Corporate Workforce

By: Allison Prang and Craig Karmin
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 16th, 2020
Hotel operator’s job reductions amount to 2,100 employees as coronavirus hits travel, occupancy levels.
Airlines Are Losing Money. They Will Still Buy a Lot of Planes - WSJ

Airlines Are Losing Money. They Will Still Buy a Lot of Planes

By: Jon Sindreu
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 16th, 2020
Investors don’t seem to trust the multi-year order backlogs of Boeing and Airbus, but airlines can’t easily walk back plane-purchase commitments.
United to Put Up Frequent-Flier Program for $5 Billion Loan_WSJ

United to Put Up Frequent-Flier Program for $5 Billion Loan

By: Alison Sider
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 15th, 2020
United expects to have $17 billion in liquidity by the end of the third quarter as it grapples with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 40,000 cruise ship workers still stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic

More than 40,000 cruise ship workers still stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic

By: Theresa Braine
Source: New York Daily News
Date of Publication: June 14th, 2020
Three months after the cruise industry stopped sailing in the heat of the coronavirus pandemic, 40,000 crew members are still stranded at sea – unpaid, with some still testing positive for the pathogen.