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American Airlines sending 13,000 furlough warnings as pandemic pain persists

American Airlines sending 13,000 furlough warnings as pandemic pain persists

By: Tracy Rucinski
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: February 3rd, 2021
American Airlines said that some 13,000 employees are at risk of furlough when a U.S. aid package for airline workers expires on April 1, blaming slow vaccine rollouts and new international travel restrictions for dampening demand.
Airlines would get $15 billion in federal aid, must call back more than 32,000 furloughed workers

Airlines would get $15 billion in federal aid, must call back more than 32,000 furloughed workers

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: December 21st, 2020
Airlines would get $15 billion in additional payroll support under the bipartisan $900 billion coronavirus aid package.
United Airlines to add more flights to meet Thanksgiving surge

United Airlines to add more flights to meet Thanksgiving surge

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 9th, 2020
U.S. air carrier United Airlines UAL.O said on Monday it expects the Thanksgiving holiday week to be its busiest since March and is adding more than 1,400 domestic flights to cater to the surge.
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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.
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Marriott Uses Loyalty Program to Roll Out New Work From Anywhere Program

By: Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: October 27th, 2020
Day rates available for workers sick of their own homes.
Southwest Airlines to Challenge Rivals at O’Hare and in Houston

Southwest Airlines to Challenge Rivals at O’Hare and in Houston

By: Alison Sider
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 12th, 2020
New service will take on United and American, as the carriers fight Covid-19’s impact.
United Airlines slashes costs to prepare for eventual COVID-19 rebound

United Airlines slashes costs to prepare for eventual COVID-19 rebound

By: Tracy Rucinski, Ankit Ajmera
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 14th, 2020
United Airlines said on Wednesday it cut operating costs by 59% in the third quarter and had nearly $20 billion of liquidity to position it for an eventual recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that has hammered the travel industry.
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.
United, pilots agree on schedule reductions to avoid nearly 3,000 furloughs

United, pilots agree on schedule reductions to avoid nearly 3,000 furloughs

By: Leslie Josephs
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 28th, 2020
United Airlines’ pilots agreed to reduce their hours to avoid furloughs of close to 3,000 pilots.