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US airlines worry business travel may never fully recover

Tech advances have slashed need to fly, hitting corporate travel which accounts for up to 70% of industry sales

The six largest US airlines ended last week with a combined market value that's less than the US$70 billion of Zoom, whose software has made "Zoom calls" a byword in households as well as boardrooms.

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US AIRLINES hammered by the catastrophic loss of passengers during the pandemic are confronting a once-unthinkable scenario: that this crisis will obliterate much of the corporate flying they have relied on for decades to prop up profits.

"It is likely that business...

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