People are still flying during the current restrictions, of course, the skies are not empty and global business never really stops. But many passengers, and many businesses, are looking forward to a time when it feels more normal and restrictions are lifted.
The truth is countries all over the world are waiting for a solution to get aviation moving again, so if successful this pilot scheme could mean others will follow suit very quickly – and could even allow services to open up in time for Christmas and winter travel.
The air charter industry, like everyone else, will be keeping a very close eye on how the initiative progresses.
- Catriona Taylor is Passenger Director at leading global air charter specialist Chapman Freeborn and has more than 16 years of experience in the industry.