Covid-19 outbreak: Airlines change schedules, cut jobs, and seek govt aid

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Airlines around the world announced they would make more drastic reductions to their flying schedules, cut jobs and seek government aid after countries further tightened border restrictions due to the fast spreading coronavirus. United Airlines Holdings Inc booked $1.

5 billion less revenue in March than the same time last year and warned employees that planes could be flying nearly empty into the summer, even after severe flight cuts. United said it would cut corporate officers' salaries by 50 per cent and reduce flight capacity by.

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