The Coronavirus Is A Stress Test For Major Airlines

JFK Airport During Coronavirus Outbreak
The area for TSA screening of travelers at JFK airport's Terminal 1 is relatively empty, Friday, March 13, 2020, in New York. The coronavirus outbreak is hitting the airline industry hard. President Trump banned most Europeans from entering the United States for 30 days to try to slow down the spread of the spread of the virus. The new travel ban is likely to further roil the airline industry as bookings decline and people cancel reservations out of fear they might contract the virus. AP Photo, Kathy Willens
JFK Airport During Coronavirus Outbreak
The area for TSA screening of travelers at JFK airport's Terminal 1 is relatively empty, Friday, March 13, 2020, in New York. The coronavirus outbreak is hitting the airline industry hard. President Trump banned most Europeans from entering the United States for 30 days to try to slow down the spread of the spread of the virus. The new travel ban is likely to further roil the airline industry as bookings decline and people cancel reservations out of fear they might contract the virus. AP Photo, Kathy Willens

The Coronavirus Is A Stress Test For Major Airlines

The outbreak of coronavirus has significantly harmed the airline industry. U.S. airlines are asking the federal government for more than $50 billion in aid to help them recover. Reset finds out how airlines are faring during the coronavirus outbreak.

GUEST: John Pletz, senior technology and airlines reporter for Crain’s Chicago Business