Southwest asks unions to start considering post-aid concessions

Southwest Airlines Co LUV.N has approached unions representing pilots, flight attendants, mechanics and other employees to discuss potential concessions to prepare for a slow industry recovery, a company official told Reuters on Thursday. Southwest, with about 60,000…

U.S. rejects most Spirit, JetBlue requests to halt…

The U.S. Transportation Department said on Thursday it had rejected most requests by Jetblue Airways Corp JBLU.O and Spirit Airlines SAVE.N to halt additional flights in the wake of the pandemic that has sent passenger traffic down by 95%.…

Two private groups considering bid for Virgin Australia…

Two private groups are considering making approaches for Australia's second-biggest airline Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd VAH.AX, The Australian Financial Review reported citing sources. A private equity investor has partnered with a "a strategic airline investor" to…