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American Airlines stock soars to lead sector higher, on increasing signs that the worst is over

Published: June 4, 2020 at 3:03 p.m. ET American’s shares head for biggest one-day gain on record volume after upbeat flight outlook for July Getty Images Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. were headed for a record gain on Thursday, to lead a broad rally in the airline sector, after the carrier said it was…

If airlines keep the middle seat empty due to fears of coronavirus transmission, will air travel become more expensive?

Published: June 2, 2020 at 12:08 a.m. ET Airlines have struggled as the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a halt Faced with empty planes, airlines have slashed ticket prices. How long will those deals last? (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images) ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images Airline tickets are cheap right now. But don’t…

American Airlines says to cut management and support staff by 30%

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.American Airlines Group Inc must reduce its management and support staff by about 30% and may have to cut frontline employees as it downsizes due to the coronavirus outbreak, showed a letter to employees made public on Wednesday.All major U.S.…

American Airlines plans 30% reduction of management, administrative staff

American Airlines passenger planes crowd a runway where they are parked due to flight reductions at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. March 23, 2020.Nick Oxford | ReutersAmerican Airlines is planning to cut 30% of its management and support staff, a reduction of about 5,000 jobs, because of the toll coronavirus is taking on the…

88%of United Airlines Flight Attendants Will Have Nothing to Do in June, States Report

Fewer flights mean demand for fewer workers. United Airlines Holdings (NASDAQ:UAL) in June has work for only about 3,000 of its 25,000 flight attendants in June, according to reports, highlighting how deep cuts to the airline's schedule have been and just how unsustainable current airline business practices are. Airlines have been hit hard by the COVID-19…

Why Are US Airlines Requiring Face Masks But Not Enforcing Them?

US airlines made news when they instituted requirements for passengers to wear masks just this month. However, some airlines– United, American, and Delta, in particular– are telling their employees not to enforce it but, instead, encourage it once in the sky.Most major airlines are requiring passengers to wear masks during flight. Photo: Hawaiian AirlinesMask requirementsUnited,…

Airlines are having trouble enforcing their face mask policies

Washington (CNN Busness)Plans from several major US airlines on how to enforce their mandatory mask requirements reveal that, for the most part, they will rely on passenger cooperation rather than strict enforcement.Separate memos obtained by CNN that American Airlines (AAL) sent to its pilots and flight attendants show that customers may be denied boarding for…

Airlines are on the brink of bankruptcy — what happens to your voucher, travel miles and airline credit card if they go belly up?

The financial horizon looks uncertain for the airline industry. Air travel has largely ground to a halt as people have grown wary about potentially exposing themselves to coronavirus. Many airlines have resorted to flying mostly empty flights — although in some cases, passengers have complained about crowded planes, as in the case of a recent…

DOT warns airline companies– again– to issue refunds for canceled flights after receiving 25,000 complaints

Many U.S. airlines including American, Southwest, United, Delta, Alaska, Frontier and JetBlue have announced passengers must wear masks while flying. USA TODAY After a surge in  traveler complaints about airline ticket refunds during the coronavirus pandemi…

Major Airlines Will Emerge From the Economic Tailspin in Great Forming, Expert Says

Text size “We think it is a case of ‘when’ not ‘if’ travel demand recovers,” Bernstein analyst David Vernon wrote. Photograph by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images It’s tough to see much upside in airline stocks. Avianca, one of the largest carriers in Latin America, just filed for bankruptcy protection. Travel in the U.S. remains down more…

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