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Airline layoffs

This flight attendant’s goodbye to passengers completely wrecked me

October 1st, 2020

Tens of thousands of airline layoffs have begun, as the industry continues to be mercilessly battered by fallout from the coronavirus pandemic that’s served to eviscerate consumer demand. One American Airlines flight attendant went viral this week for the heartfelt goodbye she delivered to passengers on her final flight. When she finished talking, everyone clapped …

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Airlines are about to face the apocalypse

September 28th, 2020

US-based airlines are facing some seriously devastating job losses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The lack of a second stimulus bill will soon force airlines like United and American to lay off tens of thousands of workers. A new report says layoffs are imminent and that thousands of workers could be out of …

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You couldn’t even pay me to fly United or American Airlines right now, and here’s why

July 11th, 2020

American Airlines and United Airlines have resumed selling potentially packed flights, now that they’ve reversed their temporary coronavirus-inspired policy of blocking middle seats. New research argues that reversal roughly doubles your chance of contracting the coronavirus on one of these now-full flights, compared to your chances of contracting the virus on a flight where middle …

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CDC provides another excuse to avoid American Airlines like the plague

June 30th, 2020

American Airlines began implementing a significant policy change on Wednesday — the resumption of selling full plane flights, irrespective of the growth in coronavirus cases around the US. CDC director Robert Redfield expressed “substantial disappointment” with American Airlines for this. This comes as coronavirus cases are demonstrating a worrisome rise around the US. Even though …