美国航空公司首席执行官在致国会的信中再次要求提供更多援助

2020-11-19 12:06

U.S. airline CEOs renew request for more aid in letter to Congress 4Cs世界播

美国航空公司首席执行官在致国会的信中再次要求提供更多援助4Cs世界播


WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The chief executives of the seven largest U.S. airlines made a fresh plea for more payroll relief before the end of the year and pointed to the challenges of distributing a COVID-19 vaccine in a letter to Congressional leaders on Wednesday. 4Cs世界播

华盛顿/芝加哥(路透社)-周三,美国七大航空公司的首席执行官在致国会领导人的一封信中再次呼吁在年底前提供更多工资减免,并指出了分发新冠肺炎疫苗的挑战。4Cs世界播


The letter, seen by Reuters, was sent by the main industry lobby Airlines for America and signed by the heads of the top seven U.S. airlines. 4Cs世界播

路透社看到的这封信是由主要的行业游说团体美国航空公司(Airlines For America)发出的,并由美国前七大航空公司的负责人签名。4Cs世界播


"As the nation looks forward and takes on the logistical challenges of distributing a vaccine, it will be important to ensure there are sufficient certified employees and planes in service necessary for adequate capacity to complete the task," they said. 4Cs世界播

他们说:“随着国家向前看,承担分发疫苗的后勤挑战,重要的是确保有足够的认证员工和现役飞机,以便有足够的能力完成这项任务。”4Cs世界播


U.S. airlines received $25 billion in federal aid to keep employees on payroll between March and September and have asked for a second round of support after cutting tens of thousands of jobs either through furloughs or early retirements in recent months. 4Cs世界播

美国航空公司在3月至9月期间获得了250亿美元的联邦援助,以留住员工,并在近几个月通过休假或提前退休裁员数万人后,要求提供第二轮支持。4Cs世界播


They have argued that they need trained employees to help service an economic rebound, with the prospects of a vaccine in the coming months underscoring the urgency. 4Cs世界播

他们辩称,他们需要训练有素的员工来帮助服务于经济反弹,未来几个月接种疫苗的前景突显了这一紧迫性。4Cs世界播


The number of travelers that passed through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints on Tuesday was down two-thirds from the same day in 2019, an improvement from the start of the pandemic but not enough to bring airlines out of their cash hole, particularly with further lockdowns looming as COVID-19 cases rise. 4Cs世界播

周二通过运输安全管理局(Transportation Security Administration)检查站的旅客数量比2019年同期下降了三分之二,与疫情开始时相比有所改善,但还不足以让航空公司走出现金缺口,特别是随着新冠肺炎案件的增加,进一步的封锁迫在眉睫。4Cs世界播


Still, the industry's aid request has received wide bipartisan support but has so far failed to pass as Congress remains deadlocked over a broader COVID-19 relief and stimulus plan. 4Cs世界播

尽管如此,该行业的援助请求得到了两党的广泛支持,但到目前为止仍未获得通过,因为国会在新冠肺炎(音译)更广泛的纾困和刺激计划上仍僵持不下。4Cs世界播


They are now hoping that Congress can pass airline aid through some other vehicle such as a funding bill this year, people familiar with the matter have said. 4Cs世界播

知情人士说,他们现在希望国会今年能通过拨款法案等其他工具通过航空援助。4Cs世界播


Congress is not expected to return until Nov. 30. 4Cs世界播

预计国会要到11月30日才会复会。4Cs世界播


Southwest Airlines , which has never laid off any employees in its 49-history, sent warnings of potential furloughs to about 400 employees on Wednesday. 4Cs世界播

西南航空公司(Southwest Airlines)周三向大约400名员工发出了潜在的休假警告。在其49年的历史中,该公司从未解雇过任何员工。4Cs世界播

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