Airlines Were Given Billions. Layoffs May Still Be Inevitable

It's unclear what airlines will have to give up to accept their government bailout

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Government aid comes with strings attached. Photo Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Source: Getty Images

After a week of legislative acrimony, a deal consisting of $2 trillion in federal aid finally reached President Donald Trump’s desk, where it was signed into law last Friday.

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