US airlines lay out COVID-19 damage and renew calls for aid

(Oct 22): American Airlines and Southwest Airlines signaled on Thursday that they would continue to hemorrhage cash into next year as revenues hover around a third of 2019’s levels due to a collapse in demand from the coronavirus.Still, both said they had enough liquidity to ride out the crisis, even while renewing calls for another round of government aid after an initial US$25 billion to protect jobs through September expired.US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said negotiators were making progress