Airlines believe the fear of sitting next to an infected passenger and 14-day mandatory quarantines are keeping more people from flying.
Expenses don’t go away just because people aren’t flying.
Carriers are likely to cut more than 35,000 jobs starting Thursday.
Airline executives are pressing for another $25 billion in aid to prevent job cuts into next year.
The airline's SkyMiles program is worth millions every year.
Consumers have to be careful, as the fees still apply to the most basic economy fares.
Through Project Wingman, airline crews visit hospitals to provide company and support to health care workers.