Airfares would have to rise by OVER 50% if coronavirus social distancing measures are brought in

Social distancing on aircraft would lead to airfares rising to between 43 and 54 per cent, just for carriers to break even, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned. It explains that social distancing measures on aircraft would fundamentally shift the economics of aviation by slashing the maximum load factor to 62 per cent, … Read more