RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the first victims of the restrictions on movement enforced due to the coronavirus pandemic were the airlines. With nearly all aircraft on the ground, companies around the have been struggling to survive while there are no robust projections of when the industry will pick up again.
In an interview, Alexandre de Juniac, CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), said that international air travel should not return to the 2019 levels before 2023.
According to IATA, global air travel is expected to return in stages. First, domestic flights should return to pre-pandemic . . .