Politics American, Southwest report billions in third-quarter losses
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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines on Thursday reported billions of dollars in losses as the industry continues to be hit hard by decreased travel amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to , American and Southwest reported losses of $2.4 billion and $1.16 billion, respectively, in the third quarter, a period of summer months that usually sees higher rates of air travel.
The airlines, combined with Delta and United, have lost at least $10 billion in each of the last two quarters, the AP reported.
The losses the airlines have experienced due to COVID-19 have led to calls for the United States government to provide additional aid until more travelers feel comfortable taking flights.
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Southwest CEO Gary Kelly has called on Washington to approve more pandemic relief, including a six-month extension of $25 billion in aid to airlines.
According to the AP, Kelly argued that without relief, "we simply cannot afford to continue with the conditions required to maintain full pay and employment."
Earlier this month, Southwest announced that it plans to cut pay for nonunion workers by 10 percent in January and has to accept lower pay to avoid furloughs.
On Wednesday, Airlines for America and the U.S. Travel Association, along with hundreds of other organizations part of the Covid Relief Now Coalition, launched calling on Congress to quickly approve a new coronavirus stimulus package.
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While U.S. airlines recorded more than 1 million passengers on Sunday for the first time since March, the reported that air travel in October is down 65 percent from what it was at this time last year, according to the AP.
The calls for government aid come amid weeks-long talks between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to reach a deal on providing economic relief to Americans and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
While President Trump is urging Congress to achieve a stimulus bill ahead of next month's presidential election, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has , arguing that it could disrupt the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee .
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