By Tracy Rucinski
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines is set to furlough 1,941 pilots in October, the carrier said in a memo to employees on Monday that noted the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and plunging air travel demand.
U.S. airlines have warned they will need to furlough tens of thousands of workers once $25 billion in U.
S. government stimulus funds run out in September. The aid, which covered employees' pay, was meant to help them weather the pandemic and preserve jobs until a recovery, but travel remains depressed.