Politico: Thousands of Aviation Layoffs Loom amid a Dysfunctional Congress

Thousands of Aviation Layoffs Loom amid a Dysfunctional Congress
Politico
Sam Mintz
September 28, 2020

Other underwater transportation industries say they should get a first shot at support before airlines get their second helping.

"With other modes of transportation, like the airlines, asking for more money in addition to what they received in the CARES Act, we are asking for Congress and the Administration to help us first before giving even more to those industries," said Peter Pantuso, president of the American Bus Association, which has said that an estimated 40 percent of its businesses could be forced to close by the end of this year.

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.

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Melanie Hinton, Director of Communications & Media Relations, ABA
Office: (202) 218-7220
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