Hong Kong International Airport’s departure hall appears deserted amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang

Airfares could rise by 50 per cent if social distancing leads to empty middle seats

  • Airlines could increase fares by 54 per cent in Asia-Pacific if flight capacity is capped under social distancing rules
  • Talks between governments and aviation bodies are under way to see what standardised rules could be adopted to protect public health in a post-Covid-19 era
Topic |   Aviation
Hong Kong International Airport’s departure hall appears deserted amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Sam Tsang
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