"Forward bookings are far outweighed by cancellations and each time there is a new government recommendation it is to discourage flying. Demand is drying up in ways that are completely unprecedented. Normality is not yet on the horizon," CAPA added.
The fear is that, as a collapsed airline system is reconstituted, similar national self-interest will prevail. That's important because the aviation industry is about much more than airline health. It is crucial to global communications and trade.
CAPA Centre for Aviation is a consultancy of the market intelligence for the aviation and travel industry.
In India, according to official data, there are an estimated 114 cases who have tested positive for COVID-19 with two deaths reported from the infection.
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