The T2 terminal of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in south-western China's Sichuan province, which opened for operations on June 27, 2021. Photo: Xinhua The T2 terminal of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in south-western China's Sichuan province, which opened for operations on June 27, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
The T2 terminal of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in south-western China's Sichuan province, which opened for operations on June 27, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Aviation

Global air traffic takes a step back as Covid-19’s delta variant deals a blow to nascent travel recovery

  • Airline seat capacity declined about a quarter of a percentage point to 68 per cent of the amount offered in the same week of 2019
  • The latest setback, attributed largely to the spread of the delta variant, follows an almost 1-point decline the prior week, according to Bloomberg’s data

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The T2 terminal of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in south-western China's Sichuan province, which opened for operations on June 27, 2021. Photo: Xinhua The T2 terminal of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in south-western China's Sichuan province, which opened for operations on June 27, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
The T2 terminal of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in south-western China's Sichuan province, which opened for operations on June 27, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
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