American, Southwest, Alaska and United All Saw Revenue Drop Over 80% in Q2

The airline industry is forecast to get a whole lot smaller once payroll protections expire

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American Airlines has been flying a larger schedule than its competitors to take advantage of a bump in travel in the South. American Airlines

Key insight:

As American, Southwest and Alaska airlines all released their second-quarter finances this morning, the bonanza of earnings calls repeated the same theme that’s been present since March: Demand is scarce, and the industry is about to get a whole lot smaller come October.

@RyanBarwick ryan.barwick@adweek.com Ryan is a brand reporter covering travel, mobility and sports marketing.