900 American Airlines workers in Charlotte to be furloughed October 1

By News Talk 1110 & 99.3 WBT

American Airlines is expected to furlough 19,000 workers tomorrow, 900 of them based in Charlotte.

The airline industry hard hit by the pandemic is preparing to furlough 75-thousand workers tomorrow.

Tomorrow is thye day the Payroll Support Program through the CARES Act expires. It has provided $32 billion dollars in federal aid to the airline industry. The money used for wages and benefits.