Worcester Regional Airport will obtain $1.three million to assist it address the coronavirus pandemic fallout, a part of the Airport Grant Program within the $2-trillion CARES Act, the Federal Aviation Administration introduced in a press launch on Tuesday.
The cash is a part of a $171 million bundle distributed amongst 26 Massachusetts airports.
The funding is meant to complement revenue misplaced from vital passenger visitors within the face of the pandemic. The grant cash could go towards airport capital expenditures, airport working bills and airport debt funds, in response to the press launch.
JetBlue Airways, which till the coronavirus pandemic hit, was working three day by day roundtrip flights out of Worcester. The airline has stopped the flights to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale and has bookings for its continuous to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York Metropolis at 15% capability.
Delta Air Strains and American Airways nonetheless are working their day by day roundtrip flights out of Worcester, to Detroit and Philadelphia, respectively.