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As Coronavirus Takes Flight, the Airline Industry Takes Cover

Mar 13, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
This photo shows a rows of seats on a passenger aircraft.

A row of empty seats on a passenger aircraft. Travel restrictions and plummeting demand due to the coronavirus outbreak are ravaging the global airline industry, especially in key Asian and European markets.

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The coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the airline industry, with the most highly impacted countries of China, South Korea, Italy and Iran accounting for over a quarter of global passenger revenue alone. As panicked consumers continue to cancel or suspend their travel plans for fear of getting sick, and as more governments...

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