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On a global basis, emergency aid of up to $200 billion is required to save airlines

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The FINANCIAL -- Extensive cost cutting measures are being implemented by the region’s carriers to mitigate the financial impact of COVID-19. However, due to flight bans as well as international and regional travel restrictions, airlines’ revenues are plummeting—outstripping the scope of even the most drastic cost containment measures. With average cash reserves of approximately two-three months in the region, airlines are facing a liquidity crisis. Support measures are urgently needed. We estimate the total jobs supported by aviation in Europe to be 12.2 million. On a global basis, IATA estimates that emergency aid of up to $200 billion is required.…

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On a global basis, emergency aid of up to $200 billion is required to save airlines

6 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- Extensive cost cutting measures are being implemented by the region’s carriers to mitigate the financial impact of COVID-19. However, due to flight bans as well as international and regional travel restrictions, airlines’ revenues are plummeting—outstripping the scope of even the most drastic cost containment measures. With average cash reserves of approximately two-three…