United, American Airlines to Call back Furloughed Staff

MIAMI – Executives from United (UA) and American Airlines (AA) announced plans Tuesday to bring back thousands of their furloughed employees. Congress passed its new Covid-19 relief bill this week, which includes US$15bn for US airlines.

The new legislation provides an amendment to the Payroll Support Policy of the airline industry, which sets aside the new amount in aid to bring back more than 32,000 workers of UA and AA who were furloughed in September. The companies state that the additional funds are adequate to pay those employees until March 31.

United CEO Scott Kirby and President Brett Hart said in read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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