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United Airlines to cut 2,850 pilot jobs without more U.S. government aid

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United Airlines said on Thursday it will need to cut 2,850 pilot jobs between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 if the government does not extend an aid package to help airlines cover employee payroll for another six months while they weather the coronavirus pandemic. (Reporting by Tracy Rucinski Editing by Chizu Nomiyama) ((tracy.rucinski@thomsonreuters.com;)) nL1N2FT1YG

CHICAGO, Aug 27 (Reuters) - United Airlines UAL.O said on Thursday it will need to cut 2,850 pilot jobs between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 if the government does not extend an aid package to help airlines cover employee payroll for another six months while they weather the coronavirus pandemic.

(Reporting by Tracy Rucinski Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

((tracy.rucinski@thomsonreuters.com;))

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