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U.S. Treasury sends first airline aid payments

Apr 21, 2020 - 12:00 PM

The United States Treasury sends a total of $2.9 billion to 'two major airlines and 54 smaller passenger air carriers'

BADLY HIT SECTOR. An American Airlines plane is seen from a terminal of Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on March 17, 2020. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

U.S. Treasury, airlines reach deal on financial aid

Apr 15, 2020 - 10:00 AM

The United States Treasury comes to terms with 10 airlines, including the 4 largest – Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines

VIRUS IMPACT. A Delta Air Lines plane. Photo from Shutterstock

U.S. airlines desperate for cash but fear government involvement

Apr 08, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Industry sources say a behind-the-scenes tug of war has begun between airline executives and the United States Treasury

BADLY HIT SECTOR. An American Airlines plane is seen from a terminal of Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on March 17, 2020. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

U.S. could take equity shares in coronavirus-hit airlines – officials

Mar 30, 2020 - 10:55 AM

The massive financial rescue plan passed by the United States Congress designates $50 billion for the airline industry

AMERICAN AIRLINES. A Boeing 737 flown by American Airlines takes off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on March 11, 2019. File photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

No more barriers: Cebu Pacific to fly to Europe, US

Apr 10, 2014 - 11:23 PM

The EU lifts its ban on the budget carrier and the US now allows local airlines to launch and expand services to the country

SAFE. Cebu Pacific will be allowed to fly to Europe after complying with global aviation safety standards. File photo from Airbus

Portable electronics to be allowed on flights

Oct 31, 2013 - 10:21 PM

Passengers will eventually be able to read e books play games and watch videos on their devices on flight

GADGETS ALLOWED. US aviation authorities say using mobile devices on flight will now be allowed with very limited exceptions. File photo by Stan Honda/AFP