Sumary of International flight prices to soar post covid:
- A post-Covid-19 world will see international flight prices skyrocket due to environmental concerns and caps on people entering major cities, according to industry experts.
- Former American Airlines boss Robert Crandall made the grim predictions at the CAPA Centre for Aviation forum.
- “(The pandemic) has certainly up to this point been a watershed for the cruise business, and now you’ve got places like Venice and Rome saying ‘wait a minute, maybe we don’t want every traveller in the world to come here’,” Mr Crandall said, The Australian reported.
- Mr Crandall said that until recently, travel and tourism had been regard as “unmitigated good” but that was changing as more people learned about the industry’s environmental impact.