1. Will the airline industry get its $25 billion bailout?  NBC News
  2. Airlines set for $32 billion in cash aid to keep workers, clearing hurdle for coronavirus bill  CNBC
  3. U.S. Senate bill grants aviation sector big bailout: Republican senator  Reuters
  4. U.S. Airline Bailout to Give Loans and Cash-for-Equity Aid  Bloomberg
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Airlines are likely spending $8 billion a month right now, which leaves an 8-to-10-week window before they run out of money. But who should bail them out? "They’re not the only industry that’s having trouble in this. Everybody's got their hand out," said one transportation consultant.

A compromise $2 trillion economic rescue package set to be voted on by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday will include $25 billion for airlines in cash grants, a badly needed lifeline for an industry facing the worst travel downturn in history.A compromise $2 trillion economic rescue package set to be voted on by the U.S. ...

U.S. Senate bill grants aviation sector big bailout: Republican senator - Reuters

If cash transfers to failing businesses are now a given any time the economy is in crisis, then where is the bailout for small businesses?If cash transfers to failing businesses are now a given any time the economy is in crisis, then where is the bailout for small businesses?

Airlines Shouldn’t Be Given Better Bailouts Than Small Businesses

“The House coronavirus bill makes sure airlines that take taxpayer money can’t then turn around and file for bankruptcy, like they did after 9-11. The @HouseDemocrats bill is #ForThePeople. The Republican Senate bill is not.”

(((Rep. Nadler))) on Twitter: "The House coronavirus bill makes sure airlines that take taxpayer money can’t then turn around and file for bankruptcy, like they did after 9-11. The @HouseDemocrats bill is #ForThePeople. The Republican Senate bill is not."

“What’s in Nancy Pelosi's bill to supposedly deal with Coronavirus? – Mandates climate change studies – Forces airlines to spend money on carbon offsets—not workers – Massive union giveaways She's holding the American people’s well-being hostage to her liberal agenda. Shameless.”

Steve Scalise on Twitter: "What’s in Nancy Pelosi's bill to supposedly deal with Coronavirus? – Mandates climate change studies – Forces airlines to spend money on carbon offsets—not workers – Massive union giveaways She's holding the American people’s well-being hostage to her liberal agenda. Shameless."

“Congress is closing in on a deal for the massive #coronavirus bill. Airlines/labor might get the grants they want to save jobs in near term, after all. Nothing final yet. w/ @LaurenSHirsch https://t.co/h7EMQ2P3wK”

Leslie Josephs on Twitter: "Congress is closing in on a deal for the massive #coronavirus bill. Airlines/labor might get the grants they want to save jobs in near term, after all. Nothing final yet. w/ @LaurenSHirsch https://t.co/h7EMQ2P3wK"

“"Are you kidding me?" asks @senatemajldr, decrying issues he says Democrats using to hold up Coronavirus financial aid bill: airline emissions and solar panel tax breaks. "They ought to be embarassed.," says McConnell, reminding "this is a national emergency."”

Mark Knoller on Twitter: ""Are you kidding me?" asks @senatemajldr, decrying issues he says Democrats using to hold up Coronavirus financial aid bill: airline emissions and solar panel tax breaks. "They ought to be embarassed.," says McConnell, reminding "this is a national emergency.""

Bloomberg - Are you a robot?

U.S. airlines would receive direct grants and would not be able to lay off employees for a set time under the coronavirus relief legislation ...U.S. airlines would receive direct grants and would not be able to lay off employees for a set time under the coronavirus relief legislation ...

Senate bill set to give aviation sector up to US$33 billion bailout: sources - CNA