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Flying in pandemic is as terrifying for airlines as it is for travellers

The industry’s recovery is hanging in the balance, with revenue reported to be at 1% of what it was in 2019

Senior reporter

Strapping yourself in an aircraft seat in a cabin crammed cheek by jowl with humans you don’t know was always going to be a tough proposition during the coronavirus pandemic.

After all, it’s hard to practice social distancing on an aeroplane.

But as the skies and airports opened for business once more, that is exactly what airline travellers have been doing as the economy begins to totter forward...

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