Mandatory COVID testing for domestic flights could be a knockout punch for an industry already on the ropes.
Bipartisan opposition was swift after the CDC announced that it was “actively looking at” making testing a requirement for flights within the US.
Industry labor groups and trade associations also made their concerns known.
“This would be devastating to the airline industry, we cannot do cosmetic things that won’t actually contain, kill the virus and make sure that we are eradicating it,”
— AFA union President Sara Nelson