Airline stocks soared with the news of a coronavirus vaccine, meaning - some may return to the friendly skies. However many are still skeptical when it comes to airline travel in the COVID era.
Most carriers are still racking up daily operating losses as air traffic remains at a third of pre-pandemic levels, averaging 785,000 passengers a day in the U.S., down from 2.3 million a year ago.
It’s clear travelers are reluctant to fly. So, what is being done to help customers feel safe?
Maurice Jenkins, Division Director of Aviation Services at Miami International Airport says, “It’s more important than ever to enable a touchless journey and explore the technologies required to enable a fully contactless experience throughout these large global transport hubs.”