Coronavirus - Rescue Flights and Impact to Aviation

Coronavirus - Rescue Flights and Impact to Aviation

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In this video we discuss and analyse how the aviation & airline Industry has been affected by, and how they are responding to, the Coronavirus outbreak. Governments around the world have responded to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China by sending rescue flights to take their citizens home. This vlog focusses on these rescue flights operated by Japan, South Korea, US, UK, EU, Russia, Canada, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Jordan and more.

The second part of this video discusses the impact of the coronavirus on aviation and the airline industry. Airlines around the world have responded to the coronavirus outbreak by suspending flights to and from China, severely disrupting travel in one of the world's busiest aviation markets.

Statistics from FlightRadar 24 have shown that more than 70% of the flights in China are cancelled. The air traffic, from the top 25 Chinese airports, has fallen from over 10,500 flights per day, to just 2,951 in just 2 weeks.

Special thanks to Sky News, Russia State Media, Global News, Weibo, Sheikh Imran for providing valuable footage. Cover image: Sri Lankan Airlines.