Southwest Airlines workers test positive for COVID-19

Southwest Airlines announced a few hours after new hit the stream that several American Airlines flight attendants have now tested positive for COVID-19. Although Southwest Airlines did not confirm the exact number of employees affected, it released this statement: "Currently, far less than 1% of more than 60,000 Southwest Airlines Employees have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19)." "The safety and well-being of Southwest's employees and customers is our uncompromising priority, and Southwest continues to implement measures to maintain our aircraft cabins, airport locations, and work centers to the highest standards, while following all CDC guidelines, during this unprecedented time." Since the United States has been widely affected by the Coronavirus all international air travel to and from the U.S. has been shut down. Domestic flights have continued but travel schedules have been limited across all airlines.

Southwest Airlines has created an online resource regarding travel, for more information you can check it out here.

(Picture courtesy of Southwest Airlines Twitter)


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