COVID-19 Could Be Fatal For Some European Airlines

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Measures aimed at slowing the virus have thrown air travel into chaos.
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A week ago, with travel demand tumbling and flight cancellations mounting, more European airline failures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic looked likely. Now, with a wide-scale U.S. travel ban in place and tightening lockdown measures in many European countries, they seem almost inevitable...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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