Already facing its worst crisis since 9/11, airline industry set to cut more than 35,000 jobs this week

United Airlines flight attendant Jennie Ballesteros adjusts her wings lapel pin on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Ballesteros, based in San Francisco, started her career in January and is expected to be furloughed on Oct. 1 as the airline industry anticipates shedding more than 35,000 employees. (David Becker for The Washington Post) By Ian Duncan,  Lori

Inslee announces new standards for airports in Washington

Airlines and airports embrace the baseline standard and expand their efforts to protect travelers and employees. Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Washington is setting new requirements for commercial airports and recommendations for airlines. This is a statewide approach to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect the health and safety of workers, passengers and crew

Coronavirus is in the air. Here’s how to get it out.

How to make indoor air safer (but not necessarily safe) during the pandemic. By Brian Resnick@B_resnickbrian@vox.com     Part of The Vox guide to navigating the coronavirus crisis SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, can float in the air. In particular, it can linger in poorly ventilated indoor spaces, spreading farther than 6 feet from