Airlines could live to regret their aggressive stance on restrictions

If consumers are reluctant to fly in 2021, the airline industry will have to take its share of the blame

27th December, 2020
Airlines could live to regret their aggressive stance on restrictions
Ryanair issued a series of antagonistic and inflammatory statements challenging Ireland’s public health experts throughout 2020

The importance of Ireland’s aviation industry has perhaps never been more evident than over the past nine months.

When the pandemic first hit in the spring, we turned to the airlines to bring some of our loved ones home, and to transport crucial stocks of personal protective equipment destined for our frontline staff. But as hopes faded for an early end to the Covid-19 shutdown, schedules were cut, fleets were grounded and jobs...

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