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Economy Aug 25American Airlines to eliminate 19,000 jobs amid pandemic-driven downturn in travel
American began the year with about 140,000 employees but expects fewer than 100,000 to remain in October.
Economy Jun 05U.S. will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not a ban
The Trump administration is backing away from a threat to ban all flights to the U.S. by Chinese airlines. It will allow Chinese carriers to operate a total of two flights a week between the two countries.
Politics Jun 03Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from flying to U.S.
China so far hasn't allowed U.S. airlines United and Delta to resume flights to China, which they wanted to restart this week. Those flights were suspended earlier this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Economy May 28Airlines increase job cuts as pandemic crushes air travel
From Britain's EasyJet to American and Delta in the U.S., airlines are cutting even more jobs to cope with a crushing drop in air travel caused by the coronavirus.
Health Apr 30Major U.S. airlines to require passengers to wear face masks
The three biggest U.S. airlines announced Thursday they will require passengers to wear face makes during flights.
Nation Apr 27As fewer people fly, rate of guns found in bags by TSA jumps
With air travel down 95%, it's not surprising that airport security screeners are finding fewer guns in carry-on bags. What is perplexing, however, is that the ratio of guns to passengers has jumped sharply.
Economy Apr 14Treasury: Major airlines to take $25 billion in aid to meet payroll
The deals aren't final, but the assistance is almost certain to be a mix of cash and loans, and the government could take a small ownership stake in the leading airlines.
Nation Apr 033M fires back at Trump over order to produce more face masks, stop exports
The company said the administration asked it to stop exporting medical-grade masks to Canada and Latin America, which the company said raises “significant humanitarian implications” and will backfire by causing other countries to retaliate against the U.S.
Health Mar 27Cruise stocks sink after missing out on economic-relief bill
The economic-rescue package signed by President Donald Trump says companies getting loans or loan guarantees must be "organized" in the U.S. under American laws and have a majority of their employees based in the U.S.
Politics Mar 16U.S. airlines seek billions in aid as outbreak cripples travel
U.S. airlines are asking the federal government for grants, loans and tax relief that could easily top $50 billion to help them recover from a sharp downturn in travel due to the new coronavirus.