By Josh Beckerman

 

JetBlue Airways Corp. shares were recently up 12% to $8.64, while other gainers in the sector on Tuesday included Alaska Air Group Inc., up 9% to $28.97.

JetBlue said Friday it plans to reduce its April flight schedule by 70%. Several carriers filed for U.S. government funds on Friday amid severely lower demand and travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Spirit Airlines Inc. and American Airlines Group Inc. were up Tuesday, while Delta Air Lines Inc. was recently down 29 cents to $22.03.

 

Write to Josh Beckerman at josh.beckerman@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

April 07, 2020 15:40 ET (19:40 GMT)

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