It is no longer news to report that the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on the aviation industry.
The last twelve months have seen airlines across the globe struggle to contend with endless flight cancellations, disrupted networks and, in some cases, entire fleets being grounded and seeking storage at boneyards around the world.
Travel restrictions and border closures coupled with a lack of demand for travel has crippled the industry. According to the Centre for Aviation’s Fleet Database, in 2020 passenger load factor slumped to levels not seen since the 1980s.
Today, as some countries begin to ease travel…