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More than 4,500 Delta flight attendants request unpaid leave in April: document

Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) has received over 4,500 requests from flight attendants for voluntary unpaid leave in April.

People familiar with the matter said the move was prompted by the depressed travel demand caused by the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

The number of take-ups has now topped 5,000 since the window for requests was extended, they said.

Flight attendants can also bid until March 30 for voluntary leave in the month of May, for May and June, or for May, June and July.