According to Business Insider, American Airlines received an astonishing $5.8 billion in payroll support through the CARES Act. "The airline agreed not to furlough or cut pay for workers until October 1 in exchange for the aid."
I show up at the airport and it looked like it was shut down. it looked like something out of an apocalypse or zombie movie. What normally would take me about 30 minutes to get through security took us less than 5 minutes.