UAE air passengers more worried about quarantine than catching coronavirus – survey

SourceArabian Business

Almost half of UAE citizens believe that taking a flight poses no greater risk than visiting a gym or a restaurant, according to the latest global airline survey commissioned by Inmarsat. The company’s Passenger Confidence Tracker revealed a strong desire from passengers in the UAE to take to the skies again despite the continued health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Indeed, 46 percent of passengers in the UAE said they have already taken a flight during the pandemic, compared to the global average of 34 percent. Emirates chief welcomes decision of UK government, says airline is ready to add more flights to London to meet demand Only 21 percent said they are not willing to fly within the next year, compared to 35 percent globally. Neale Faulkner, Inmarsat Aviation’s regional vice president for the more...