Passengers are conspicuous by their absence at Hong Kong airport on January 31. Photo: Felix Wong Passengers are conspicuous by their absence at Hong Kong airport on January 31. Photo: Felix Wong
Passengers are conspicuous by their absence at Hong Kong airport on January 31. Photo: Felix Wong

When will air travel resume? Recovery this year looks bleak, despite coronavirus vaccines and travel pass plans

  • Any meaningful recovery in global travel does not look likely to happen before 2022, which may be too late for many airlines
  • It isn’t clear whether vaccines stop travellers spreading Covid-19, while the WHO remains unmoved over proposals for travel passes

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Passengers are conspicuous by their absence at Hong Kong airport on January 31. Photo: Felix Wong Passengers are conspicuous by their absence at Hong Kong airport on January 31. Photo: Felix Wong
Passengers are conspicuous by their absence at Hong Kong airport on January 31. Photo: Felix Wong
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