A passenger waits in an empty luggage collection hall in Changsha, Hunan province last month. Chinese airlines have been the hardest hit. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: foreign pilots at Chinese airlines head home on unpaid leave as demand falls

  • Local pilots have meanwhile seen their pay reduced because most of it was based on flying hours
  • About 80 per cent of scheduled airline capacity to, from and within China has been cut this week because of the outbreak, according to data firm OAG
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
A passenger waits in an empty luggage collection hall in Changsha, Hunan province last month. Chinese airlines have been the hardest hit. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE