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United warns nearly 3,000 pilots could be grounded by October
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In a memo to employees obtained by FOX Business, United Airlines has warned that up to 2,850 pilots will be involuntarily furloughed by October if Congress is unable to reach a deal on a new round of stimulus.
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"It’s important to note that our numbers are based on the current travel demand for the remainder of the year and our anticipated flying schedule, which continues to be fluid with the resurgence of COVID-19 in regions across the U.S.," United's senior vice president of operations, Bryan Quigley, wrote.