Delta Air Lines set to furlough 1,941 pilots as $25 bn stimulus runs out

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. "We.

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