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."
Okay, so you're in a plane...with absolutely no control over your destiny or safety. That's someone else's total responsibility. Thousands and thousands of planes making thousands of take offs and landings EVERY day crossing paths all over the world...and yet the guy who "should" be keeping an eye on everything is SOUND ASLEEP. It's happened 5 times in the last couple of weeks...who k