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American Airlines CEO leaves door open to delaying October 1 furloughs - CNN

FILE PHOTO: American Airlines jets sit at gates at Washington's Reagan National airport in Washington
FILE PHOTO: American Airlines jets sit at gates at Washington's Reagan National airport in Washington

CHICAGO (Reuters) - American Airlines <AAL.O> Chief Executive Doug Parker said it is possible to postpone thousands of furloughs set for Oct. 1 if there is a clear commitment from Washington on an aid extension on Wednesday.

Speaking on CNN, Parker also said he believes that one more six-month extension of $25 billion in federal payroll support would be enough to get the industry through the coronavirus crisis.

(Reporting by Tracy Rucinski)