Major airlines, including Chicago-based United Airlines, have been forced to slash their flight schedules while adding extra safety measures to protect their employees and passengers from contracting COVID-19. (May 8)ÿÿÿ¿m AP Domestic
As and , the government is on the cusp of giving final approval to a lengthy list of cities that could lose some of their airline service.
Airports on the list that could temporarily lose an airline or certain flightsrange from those in large cities like Albuquerque, New Mexico, and New Orleans, to towns like Platinum, Alaska, and Ogdensburg, New York. Most, however, fall somewhere in the middle when it comes to size, whether its Columbus, Ohio, or Sacramento, California.
Some cities could take multiple hits.