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Airlines would receive $17 billion in new coronavirus relief proposal

Christian Fernsby |
u.s. airlines would receive $17 billion for four months of payroll support under a new $908 billion bipartisan Senate coronavirus relief proposal, a spokeswoman for Senator Mark Warner said Tuesday.

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Warner’s office said the plan includes $15 billion for transit systems, $4 billion for airports, $8 billion for private buses and $1 billion for passenger railroad Amtrak.

The proposal does not yet have the support of the White House or Congressional leaders.

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