With hopes of a broader coronavirus economic relief package scuttled until after the November election, the aviation industry shifted its focus Wednesday to winning agreement on a stand-alone bill that would extend a program to pay front-line workers for an additional six months.

It is not clear whether lawmakers will take up any of at least three bills that would extend the billions of dollars in support airlines have already received or come up with a separate vehicle. The White House, however, has expressed support for a Senate bill introduced last month by two Republicans.

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