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The spread of COVID-19 and response by the aviation industry has resulted in an unprecedented decline in global air traffic. Read More
Global commercial air traffic tracked by Flightradar24 is now 10% lower in March 2020 compared to 2019. This week has seen a sharp decrease in commercial flights as airlines begin parking their fleets and operating minimum services or none at all. Read More
Global commercial air traffic tracked by Flightradar24 is 7.2% lower in March 2020 compared to 2019. With the announcements of further restrictions and suspensions made by governments and airlines over the weekend, we expect the decline to increase sharply over the next week. Read More
Delta Air Lines has begun storing some of its wide-body fleet in response to the COVID-19 crisis and lack of travel demand. It will expand its storage flights on Monday, 16 March, as it flies at least two dozen aircraft to Marana in Arizona and Birmingham, Alabama. The aircraft include a mix of A330, A350, … Read More
Global commercial air traffic tracked by Flightradar24 decreased 4.3% in February compared to 2019. The number of commercial passenger and cargo flights tracked by Flightradar24 dropped even as the total number of flights tracked increased 7%, led by an increase in tracking non-scheduled traffic. Read More
Updated 18 March 2020 Air traffic at China’s busiest airports was down more than 80% through February before beginning to increase during the first week of March to down only 61% from normal. Traffic is slightly up in the third week of March. Read More
Coronavirus related flight cancellations are increasing as international airlines are suspending or sharply curtailing their service to China in response to the outbreak that began in Wuhan last month. Some major airlines like British Airways and the Lufthansa Group (Lufthansa, SWISS, and Austrian) have canceled all flights to China, while others like United and American … Read More