How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Changing How We Fly

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Published on 13 Apr 2020, 23:07
While millions of Americans have canceled travel plans to stay home, airlines are still up and running. Though the number of flights has been slashed, airlines are required to maintain their service routes. In fact, the airline industry’s federal bailout package was contingent on keeping their employees working. But flight crew and passengers that are still flying are arriving to find planes almost empty; air travel has dropped 96% compared to this time last year.