OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Nineteen Everyone Is Waiting for June
At last a quiet week in terms of capacity changes; at least at the headline level where total capacity fell by just over 2% and with some 31 million seats available remains above the lowest recorded point in the COVID-19 event
The increasing confidence that we have seen in the last few weeks with airlines in major markets announcing the reopening of a number of services has yet to ripple through to the numbers. The 1st and 15th June remain key dates in the rebuild phase for many carriers. Confusion around lockdowns, quarantine requirements and now bi-lateral disputes continue to frustrate airline network planners around the globe as they try and make sense of bridges, corridors and too many dead ends! The industry remains in a state of confusion much of it created by others, but will work through the consistent lack of clarity.
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