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White House Considers Standalone Relief For Airlines

The White House said Wednesday it would begin discussing with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin the potential for standalone relief bills, including one for the airline industry.

Since last week, airlines have started to furlough tens of thousands of workers after a deadline passed for Congress to provide new aid.

Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Here & Now transportation analyst Seth Kaplan about what’s at stake for the airline industry.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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