Will the Airline Industry Get Another Bailout?

Layoffs are expected to begin Oct. 1 unless the Payroll Support Program is extended

Airlines received billions in federal funds early on into the pandemic, but it hasn't been enough. Photo Illustration: Dianna McDougall; Sources: Getty Images

Before they were given more than $25 billion in March, airline executives warned Congress that if it didn’t act quickly, the industry would see unprecedented layoffs as travel restrictions sent demand plummeting.

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