United Airlines has sweetened its flight attendant buyout package. It says that at least 3,000 flight attendants must accept the package to mitigate layoffs this fall. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

United Airlines Offers Cabin Crews Additional Incentives to Accept Buyouts

United Airlines improved a voluntary exit package for its flight attendants and extended the application deadline for the buyout on Tuesday, adding that it needs “a lot more people to sign up” to avoid involuntary layoffs once CARES money runs out at the end of September, Reuters reports. The deadline to accept the buyout was originally June 18. But United’s message sent just 48 hours before that original deadline, said that though “thousands” have accepted the deal, it is not…