August 25, 2020

American Airlines to lay off 19,000 workers in October without new aid

New York (AFP) – American Airlines said on Tuesday it will lay off 19,000 workers on October 1, in addition to thousands more who left the company or agreed to voluntary furloughs,¬†unless Congress offers more aid.”Approximately 19,000 of our team members will be involuntarily furloughed or separated from the company on October 1,” American said in a regulatory filing, explaining the cuts are needed because flights have not recovered amid the coronavirus pandemic.However, the company said the job losses could be curbed if Congress extends a program under the CARES Act rescue package that helped…


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