Southwest CEO on the Fight to Pare Losses and Avoid First Layoffs in 50 Years

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Southwest Airlines needs help from the federal government or concessions from its own employees to make it to the other side of the pandemic. Midland Airport / Flickr

Skift Take: You know times are tough when a domestic airline with strong leisure roots like Southwest Airlines is in danger of breaking a half-century tradition of no layoffs or furloughs.

— Cameron Sperance

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U.S. Borders Will Remain Largely Closed to Mexico and Canada Through at Least December 21

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A continued surge in coronavirus cases pushed U.S. leaders to continue to close their land borders for at least one more month to non-essential travel. TheTruthAbout… / Wikimedia

Skift Take: Given the soaring number of new coronavirus cases around the world, especially in the U.S., an extension of largely closed borders within North America shouldn’t come as a shock.

— Cameron Sperance

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