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Aviation's darkest hour

Airlines, airports, and aircraft makers are under siege. How will they emerge, and what lies ahead in the future of flying?

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AVIATION’S DARKEST HOUR: Airlines, airports, and aircraft makers are under siege. How will they emerge, and what lies ahead in the future of flying?

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AVIATION’S DARKEST HOUR: Airlines, airports, and aircraft makers are under siege. How will they emerge, and what lies ahead in the future of flying?

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"(We need) the implementation of financial packages by states. There are many airlines that are fragile, and their survival will depend on financial support." - Alexandre de Juniac, director-general, Iata.

IN April last year, Changi Airport saw 5.58 million passengers breeze through its doors. This April, passenger traffic slumped by a staggering 99.5 per cent as airlines cancelled flights and grounded planes, turning the airport into a ghost town. A similar scenario has been playing across...

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