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Boeing will be laying off thousands of additional employees as the airplane manufacturer continues to lose money due to the coronavirus pandemic. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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The Tampa International Airport has started coronavirus testing for passengers with a boarding pass or proof of a reservation for a flight in the near future. Danny Valentine/Hillsborough County Aviation Authority hide caption

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Itching To Travel? Preflight Coronavirus Tests Are Getting Passengers In The Air

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Can Airport COVID-19 Testing Encourage More People To Fly?

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We Answer Your Questions About How To Celebrate The Holidays Safely

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Passengers enter a checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport on Monday. The TSA reports it screened over 1 million passengers on Sunday, the highest number since the coronavirus crisis began. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Dozens of Delta jets have been parked on the tarmac of the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport since last spring. The airline reported $5.4 billion in third quarter losses on Tuesday. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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American Airlines ticket agent Henry Gemdron, left, works with a customer at Miami International Airport on Sept. 30. Travel industry groups warn of huge job losses if Congress and the White House fail to reach agreement on coronavirus relief soon. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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American And United Airlines Announce Layoffs As Federal Payroll Support Runs Out

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American Airlines check-in counters sit closed last month behind plastic barriers at Los Angeles International Airport. Bing Guan/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sox fan Steve Nitz (left) and Cubs fan Paul Schmitz watch the crosstown rivals play each other last weekend in the beer garden at Bernie's Tap and Grill across the street from Wrigley Field in Chicago. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Baseball Rarity: Cubs And White Sox In Playoffs, But Chicago Fans Can't Go To Games

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Cubs And White Sox Are In Playoffs With No Fans To Watch Them

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The clock is ticking for tens of thousands of pilots, flight attendants, reservation agents and other airline employees, who will likely lose their jobs on Oct. 1 if Congress doesn't extend federal aid for the airlines. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Thousands Of Airline Workers Facing Unemployment As Aid Package Stalls In Congress

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