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Delta, American, and other airlines are parking planes on closed runways at major airports as carriers struggle to store grounded airliners

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, normally the busiest airport in the US, closed an entire runway to store Delta Air Lines aircraft.
American Airlines aircraft line a closed runway in Tulsa.

Delta, American, and other airlines are parking planes on closed runways at major airports as carriers struggle to store grounded airliners

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, normally the busiest airport in the US, closed an entire runway to store Delta Air Lines aircraft.
File photo: A customer care agent employed by G2 Secure helps a disabled passenger get to his boarding gate at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado, September 1, 2019.

US airport and airline contractors are being laid off nationwide and risk being forgotten in a bailout plan meant to protect workers

Workers for airline contractors told Business Insider that they were worried they'd end up homeless as the pandemic peaks.

All flights bound for NYC-area and Philadelphia airports were briefly suspended after an air traffic controller tested positive for coronavirus

Flights were briefly put on hold as federal officials worked to disinfect the air traffic control tower where an employee tested positive Saturday.

Data reveals how visits to major US airports have cratered as coronavirus ravages the airline industry

New York's JFK Airport saw a 29.4% decrease in foot traffic from 2019's first week of March to that same week in 2020.

This one chart shows how the coronavirus outbreak is emptying US airports. And it’s about to get a lot worse.

The news is grim for the nation's airlines, which rely on passenger fees and retail sales to keep essential services running.
Chicago's Midway International Airport from above.

Chicago’s Midway Airport closed its control tower after 3 technicians tested positive for the coronavirus

The FAA issued a formal ground stop and said Midway will temporarily operate at a "reduced rate." The airport itself remains open.
The mostly empty Delta terminal at JFK Airport.

From deserted terminals to empty planes, this is what it’s like to fly in the US during the coronavirus outbreak

Flying out of JFK Airport's busiest terminal was an eerie experience: it was nearly deserted, and about half the travelers were wearing masks.
Passengers and news outlets tweeted out images of massive crowds at major US airports not long after President Donald Trump's travel ban amid the coronavirus outbreak

More than 40,000 people flooded US airports in the weekend after Trump’s coronavirus travel ban, creating a host of public-health mistakes. Here...

Airports were packed, and travelers said people with symptoms or those diagnosed were not properly separated from the crowds.
People walk to reach TSA immigration process at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York

3 TSA officers in San Jose are being quarantined after they tested positive for the coronavirus

The three officers, as well as officers they came in contact with, will be quarantined for 14 days, the TSA told Business Insider.