Air Travel News Round Up
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to rollout and more travelers begin to venture out, airlines are seeing significant increases in demand. Here’s an article round up on the effects of pent-up travel demand on the airline industry.
Due to expected leisure demand, American Airlines has recently announced summer plans to restore its domestic capacity to 90% of 2019 levels and its international network to 80% of 2019 levels. Read more.
While leisure travel demand is much higher than corporate travel, Delta Air Lines has reported a “slow but steady” recovery in corporate travel. The company revealed that corporate travel is on track for a stronger rebound and return to overall profitability after the summer months. Read more.
Of course, with increases in demand comes increases in prices. Industry experts say that if you are wanting to travel in the next several months, you need to book your ticket now. Once these low prices from the pandemic are gone, they won’t be coming back. Read more.
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