Travel and Tourism

These 4 charts show the crisis faced by airlines – and the possible way ahead

A Brussels Airlines aircraft prepares for landing in Cointrin airport during sunrise over the Mont Blanc in Geneva December 1, 2011.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse   (SWITZERLAND - Tags: TRANSPORT) - GM1E7C11A6G01

Airlines face record losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Vijay Poonoosamy
Director International and Public Affairs, QI Group
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Airline Industry profits and EBIT margin
Airline Industry profits and EBIT margin Image: IATA
Impact of quarantine requirements
Impact of quarantine requirements Image: IATA
Projected arrivals for 2020
Projected arrivals for 2020 Image: UNWTO
Aid not dependent on business model
Aid not dependent on business model Image: IATA
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