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Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

By: Ed Bastian
Source: Delta Air Lines
Date of Publication: January 1st, 2021
CEO Ed Bastian shared the below memo with employees to welcome the new year.
Delta announces quarantine-free flights to Rome, raising hopes for more travel corridors - The Washington Post

Delta announces quarantine-free flights to Rome, raising hopes for more travel corridors

By: Rick Noack
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: November 27th, 2020
Delta Air Lines has announced that, pending approval, it will be launching quarantine-free flights from Atlanta to Rome for travelers who have tested negative for the coronavirus and are eligible to enter the European Union despite travel restrictions.
U.S. airlines caution on winter challenges as COVID-19 cases rise

U.S. airlines caution on winter challenges as COVID-19 cases rise

By: Tracy Rucinski, David Shepardson
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 12th, 2020
Delta Air Lines DAL.N and Southwest Airlines LUV.N on Thursday cautioned that the recent surge in COVID-19 cases may have a negative impact on travel over the winter holidays, a period the sector had hoped would see improved bookings.
JetBlue plane

JetBlue is the latest airline to retreat from blocking seats

By: David Koenig
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: October 29th, 2020
The days of airlines blocking seats to make passengers feel safer about flying during the pandemic are coming closer to an end.
Pelosi asks airlines to pause furloughs, vowing additional aid, but no deal yet

Pelosi asks airlines to pause furloughs, vowing additional aid, but no deal yet

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: October 2nd, 2020
Pelosi said the additional aid could be a standalone bill or part of a broader coronavirus package.
Top U.S. airlines starting 32,000 furloughs as bailout hopes fade

Top U.S. airlines starting 32,000 furloughs as bailout hopes fade

By: Tracy Rucinski, David Shepardson
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
American Airlines and United Airlines, two of the largest U.S. carriers, said they were beginning furloughs of over 32,000 workers on Thursday as hopes faded for a last-minute bailout from Washington.
Coronavirus_ Airline CEOs meet with White House in plea for more federal aid

Airline CEOs meet with White House in last-minute plea for more coronavirus aid

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 17th, 2020
Airline CEOs and unions are seeking another $25 billion in federal aid to preserve jobs through March.
While Other Airlines Stay Quiet, Southwest Goes Big on Ads

While Other Airlines Stay Quiet, Southwest Goes Big on Ads

By: Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
The airline is uniquely positioned, and is investing heavily in new customer acquisition.
American Airlines to Cut 19,000 Jobs by Oct. 1 When Federal Stimulus Ends - WSJ

American Airlines to Cut 19,000 Jobs by Oct. 1 When Federal Stimulus Ends

By: Alison Sider
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 25th, 2020
Airline to shrink workforce by 30% as pandemic continues to weigh heavily on travel demand.
Delta doubles cabin cleaners in 'pit stop' revamp, buys kits to test for germs

Delta doubles cabin cleaners in 'pit stop' revamp, buys kits to test for germs

By: Tracy Rucinski
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 24th, 2020
Delta Air Lines has doubled its staffing to handle revamped pre-flight “pit stops” for deeper cleaning and wants to ensure that tray tables and restroom door handles are germ-free with a new testing process, an executive told Reuters.