Air China planes are seen parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport. China said last week that it would drastically cut its international flight routes and bar entry to returning foreigners based in the country to stem the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP Air China planes are seen parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport. China said last week that it would drastically cut its international flight routes and bar entry to returning foreigners based in the country to stem the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Air China planes are seen parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport. China said last week that it would drastically cut its international flight routes and bar entry to returning foreigners based in the country to stem the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP

US$2 trillion loss estimated for aviation-related industries worldwide from coronavirus pandemic, think tank says

  • The pandemic’s impact on the wider global aviation industry will be more than 10 times that of airline losses of US$200 billion, founder and president of Institute for Aviation Research says
  • Airports in Asia-Pacific will see a loss of US$23.9 billion this year as 1.5 billion fewer passengers travel through region’s hubs, Airports Council International says

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Air China planes are seen parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport. China said last week that it would drastically cut its international flight routes and bar entry to returning foreigners based in the country to stem the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP Air China planes are seen parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport. China said last week that it would drastically cut its international flight routes and bar entry to returning foreigners based in the country to stem the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Air China planes are seen parked on the tarmac at Beijing Capital Airport. China said last week that it would drastically cut its international flight routes and bar entry to returning foreigners based in the country to stem the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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