What will the airline industry look like when flying restarts?
With talk in some markets turning to how airline markets might open up again as coronavirus cases peak, Graham and Lewis examine the current state of the industry and where it might be heading. Among the topics considered, they look at Virgin Australia’s demise and the moral hazard faced by governments around helping airlines. Could we see more state-owned carriers in future? They also discuss how airlines might deal with the demand for social distancing on flights – or, indeed, whether it is an issue carriers can solve. And they consider which markets might be first to return - particularly in geographic terms. Read more on FlightGlobal's website: Rather than solving social distancing, airlines face a waiting game https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/rather-than-solving-social-distancing-airlines-face-a-waiting-game/138044.article US carriers tap relief funding as crisis deepens https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/us-carriers-tap-relief-funding-as-crisis-deepens/137920.article European carriers face long haul through coronavirus crisis https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/european-carriers-face-long-haul-through-coronavirus-crisis/137892.article Air freight market goes into overdrive https://www.flightglobal.com/networks/air-freight-market-goes-into-overdrive/137993.article Early retirements in crises: a new normal? https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/early-retirements-in-crises-a-new-normal/137910.article Adapting to coronavirus means removing its power to frighten https://www.flightglobal.com/flight-international-opinion/adapting-to-coronavirus-means-removing-its-power-to-frighten/137940.article Grounded commercial aircraft around the world – in pictures https://www.flightglobal.com/fleets/grounded-commercial-aircraft-around-the-world-in-pictures/138014.article