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Airline sector: what are the consequences of the crisis?

Airline sector: what are the consequences of the crisis?

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The health crisis linked to the Covid-19 pandemic has not spared any sector economically. The halt in tourism, accompanied by the closure of borders in order to contain the epidemic, has had a heavy impact on the airline sector.


Having suffered a complete shutdown in France in March 2020, airlines have since experienced a rather uneven recovery. Eurocontrol, the European organisation for the safety of air navigation, has just revealed the figures for the crisis between March 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.


After a strict lockdown from March to May 2020, and two more flexible ones at the end of 2020 and beginning of 2021, airlines have suffered greatly from the crisis and have only been able to operate a limited number of flights. In all, since March 2020, the French sky have seen a loss of more than 1.2 million flights.


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