Global airline executives have become more optimistic about future profitability and passenger demand, with more than half expecting demand to recover to 2019 levels in 2023.
The more hopeful outlook came as 81 percent of executives taking part in a July business confidence survey reported an increase in passenger volumes in the second quarter of 2021.
Respondents to the International Air Transport Association survey were optimistic about passenger demand, with 89 percent saying they anticipated demand would recover as markets re-opened.
But views are still mixed.
While 52 percent of the CFOs and heads read more ⇒