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Southwest CEO says airline is 'in intensive care' but isn't planning to lay off or furlough workers for now

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly in a letter to employees Sunday said the airline "will not furlough or layoff any Southwest Employees on October 1, unlike" its competitors, CNN reported. The airline industry has suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic with a significant decrease in air travel. and other airlines, like United Airlines and American Airlines, have announced plans to layoff large percentages of their workforce. Airlines that received funding through the CARES Act are… ( More...

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