Middle East carriers see air traffic decline further in June – ZAWYA

SourceZawya
SectorTransport
CountryGCC

Middle East carriers see air traffic decline further in June International traffic for the month of June shrank by 96.8 per cent    Image used for illustrative purpose. Passenger planes parked on a runway are seen during a general quarantine amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport, in Santiago, Chile May 26, 2020. According to figures released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), capacity contracted 91.1 per cent, and load factor crumbled to 33.3 per cent, down 43.1 per cent percentage points compared to a year ago.International traffic for the month of June shrank by 96.8 per cent compared to June 2019, only slightly improved over a 98.3 per cent decline in May, year-over-year. Capacity fell 93.2 per cent and load...read more...