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U.S. airlines making push for new round of payroll assistance

01 Aug 2020

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON Major U.S. airlines are pressing U.S. lawmakers for a six-month extension of the $32 billion U.S. payroll support program for airlines, airports and contractors set to expire in September, warning that some flights may disappear otherwise and more jobs are at risk.

UPDATE 1-U.S. airlines making push for new round of payroll assistance

01 Aug 2020

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, July 31 Major U.S. airlines are pressing U.S. lawmakers for a six-month extension of the $32 billion U.S. payroll support program for airlines, airports and contractors set to expire in September, warning that some flights may disappear otherwise and more jobs are at risk.

United to drop contract with ExpressJet, dealing potentially fatal blow

31 Jul 2020

CHICAGO United Airlines said on Thursday it has decided to drop its contract with ExpressJet, and consolidate all of its outsourced flying on 50-seat planes with regional rival CommutAir.

UPDATE 2-United warns of more pilot furloughs as U.S. airlines eye 2nd bailout

31 Jul 2020

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, July 30 United Airlines told its pilots it may need more furloughs than originally planned this year and next due to a worsening industry outlook as COVID-19 cases rise, unless there is another bailout or unions agree to reduce costs, a memo reviewed by Reuters showed.

United gives employees longer to decide on voluntary furloughs

30 Jul 2020

United Airlines on Wednesday extended a deadline for most employees to decide whether to take voluntary furlough deals to Aug. 10, as it waits to see if the U.S. Congress extends an airline bailout in the first week of August.

UPDATE 2-United gives employees longer to decide on voluntary furloughs

30 Jul 2020

July 29 United Airlines on Wednesday extended a deadline for most employees to decide whether to take voluntary furlough deals to Aug. 10, as it waits to see if the U.S. Congress extends an airline bailout in the first week of August.

United gives employees longer to decide on exit deals

30 Jul 2020

July 29 United Airlines on Wednesday extended a deadline for most employees to decide whether to take voluntary furlough deals to Aug. 10, as it waits to see if the U.S. Congress extends an airline bailout in the first week of August.

Spirit Airlines says 20% to 30% of workers at risk of furloughs - CEO's memo

29 Jul 2020

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON Spirit Airlines is preparing to inform unions on Friday that 20-30% of workers may be furloughed in October, an internal memo shows, becoming the first low-cost U.S. carrier to detail potential job cuts due to the coronavirus pandemic.

JetBlue CEO says future centers on cash and costs in choppy recovery

28 Jul 2020

CHICAGO JetBlue Airways' future is all about cash and cost structure as it prepares to weather a choppy, non-lineal recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that has crushed air travel demand, Chief Executive Robin Hayes told investors on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-JetBlue CEO says future centers on cash and costs in choppy recovery

28 Jul 2020

CHICAGO, July 28 JetBlue Airways' future is all about cash and cost structure as it prepares to weather a choppy, non-lineal recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that has crushed air travel demand, Chief Executive Robin Hayes told investors on Tuesday.

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