AIRPORT VOICE, JUNE 2021 5
JFK Terminal 2
AirTrain now serves T2
Delta Terminal 2 has reopened after months being closed due to the pandemic
loss of passenger traffic.
All passengers will report check-in and go through security at T4 then be
bussed by Delta Shuttle to T2 for their departing flights.
Delta is using this terminal for small jets for early morning and afternoon
flights to more regional destinations.
Arriving passengers with a connection to other T4 flights will take the Delta
Shuttle to T4 without having to go through security again.
Passengers arriving at JFK at T2 are able to get the AirTrain across the street
for transport to Federal Circle, long term parking fields or other terminals for connecting
Airline losses lessen
But billions still lost
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines
reported a first-quarter 2021 after-tax
net loss of $4.2 billion and a pre-tax
operating loss of $12.7 billion.
While these first-quarter losses are
the fifth consecutive quarterly losses,
the extent of the losses is narrowing.
The airlines reduced their losses in the
first quarter from the fourth quarter of
2020. The first-quarter after-tax net
loss of $4.2 billion was reduced from
the fourth-quarter loss of $7.0 billion.
The first-quarter pre-tax operating loss
of $12.7 billion was increased from the
fourth-quarter loss of $9.7 billion.
U.S. airline financial reports are
filed quarterly with the Bureau of Transportation
Statistics (BTS). See the tables
that accompany this release on
the BTS website for additional firstquarter
2021 financial results.
Payroll protection payments received
by airlines are included as net income.
Payroll protection payments used for salaries
are included as labor expenses.
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DHS Sec’y Mayorkas
$77 million for anti-terror grants available
The National Strategy for Countering
Domestic Terrorism, will remain focused
on addressing violence, while at
the same time protecting privacy, civil
rights, and civil liberties in addressing
the most significant and persistent
terrorism-related threat to the homeland
today, domestic terrorism. For
the first time, the Department designated
domestic violent extremism as
a “National Priority Area” within DHS’s
Homeland Security Grants, which will
provide local partners with more than
$77 million to prevent, protect against,
and respond to domestic violent extremism.
DHS is undertaking a number
of actions as part of an all-of-government
effort to fight domestic terrorism.