Plaintive plea on Asia-Pacific borders amid dismal passenger numbers

The airline industry has renewed calls to swap quarantine restrictions for global testing amid dismal November Asia-Pacific international passenger numbers.

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines said 1.4 million passengers were carried by the region’s airlines in November, “a mere 4.6 percent of the 30.8 million recorded in the same month of 2019”.

The slump in demand meant there were plenty of spare seats, despite the fact offered seat capacity was just 12.5 percent of the previous year’s level.

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Fewer than one in three seats were filled as the average international load factor read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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