EDITORIAL: US Airlines Asked For Support; Now They Must Deliver

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Travelers check in at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in August.
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US airlines were granted unprecedented financial support from Congress to help them survive the pandemic crisis. It worked. The $54 billion in grants assigned to passenger airlines under the Payroll Support Program (PSP) was a significant factor in why there were no US major airline bankruptcies in...
Karen Walker

Karen Walker is Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Aviation Week Network Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2011 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW, Routes and Aviation Week Group air transport content.

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