Grounded by Covid-19, pilots are struggling to make ends meet

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 3 Jun 2020, 4:32 am

CORONAVIRUS | One of the industries most impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic is the airline industry. While air travel for business and pleasure has long been a norm, airlines around the world have taken a severe hit.

Indeed, globally the number of people flying in the first week of April was 10 million, less than one-quarter of international airline seats sold (44.2 million) in the first week of April 2019, according to travel industry analysts ForwardKeys.

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