FILE -- A passenger wearing a face mask on board a flight to New York from Chicago O’Hare International airport, in Chicago on April 18, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. United Airlines and American Airlines furloughed more than 32,000 employees leaving many of them are wondering when, or if, they’ll fly again. (Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times)

Flight attendants face an uncertain future

This month, United Airlines and American Airlines furloughed more than 32,000 employees