Airlines are doing everything possible to get more people on planes.
believe that buying tickets in advance will assure them while the government
passes another stimulus bill.
carriers, like Southwest and American, are doing all things possible to sell
seats. They are offering promo offers like buy-one-get-one-free and seasonal
it may not prevent airline workers from being furloughed at the end of the
Airlines is facing low demand due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but the
North Texas-based Airplane carrier is hopeful that this season routes will
bring more passengers.
Hartshorn Jr., a spokesman for the Association of Professional Flight
Attendants, said, "I do think they're offering passengers routes where
they want to go outside. National parks, skiing, things of that nature."
economist Mike Davis said, "I mean, desperate is the right word. They're
trying to do everything they can to get people to fill those seats."
Southwest Airlines will bring a promotional offer through Friday night: Buy one
ticket and get a companion pass for free, terms, and conditions applied.
David added, "I think if Southwest, American, and the other airlines can provide enough carrots for people to get back on a plane once they'll get back into the habit of traveling."