Is a quick resumption of air travel just pie in the sky?

The world’s airline industry is in crisis. Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary has challenged Simon Harris to ‘read the science’, but experts are wary that importing Covid-19 would lead to another lockdown

7th June, 2020
Is a quick resumption of air travel just pie in the sky?
Airlines are understandably keen to get back in the air as their businesses buckle under the strain of months of inaction

For all the chaos Covid-19 and the corresponding public health measures have caused, there’s been one small mercy for most during lockdown – the weather.

Confirmation came last week, courtesy of Met Éireann, that the spring of 2020 was indeed the sunniest on record in Dublin and driest ever recorded in Meath. The rest of the country didn’t fare too badly either.

Days spent gazing upwards at the heavens with little...

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