Rep. Norman Leads Letter to Airlines for America Questioning the Surge in Flight Cancellations

By: Congressman Ralph Norman Press Release

Rock Hill, SC – On Wednesday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) led other members of Congress in a letter to Airlines for America (AFA) regarding their ability to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. This letter:
  1. expresses concern for staffing shortages during peak demand;
  2. discusses how enhanced unemployment benefits and inflation are negatively impacting the airline industry;
  3. requests a briefing on their plan to fully recover from the pandemic, how airlines utilized taxpayer funds during COVID-19, and any obstacles preventing them from reaching a full recovery.
Rep. Norman issued the following statement:
"The airline industry plays a major role in the American economy's full recovery. As our society continues to rebound, it is critical we ensure this industry and the workers at major airlines are provided the necessary resources to make a robust comeback. I want to thank my colleagues who joined me on this letter, and look forward to learning what needs to be done moving forward."
To read the full letter, click here.

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