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The world's airlines have been caught up in the coronavirus crisis; as travel bans and warnings were put into place, the number of flyers has dwindled to unprecedented levels and revenue has declined with it.
Aviation editor Robert Silk has been covering the situation, and on this episode of the Folo by Travel Weekly he talks with managing editor Rebecca Tobin and Rob Fixmer (who has recently retired as editor) about the airline's rescue package and how it's evolved, the strings attached, what the airlines are doing now from an operations standpoint, and what they might do in the future.
Airlines agree to Treasury's terms for rescue funding
Airlines seek exemptions to the rule for getting federal aid
Airlines pitching in to keep supplies moving
Covid-19: The ultimate survival test for airlines
Worldwide airline capacity down 77%
AA makes temporary changes to seating, pet policies
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