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Global Air Passenger Traffic Sees Steepest Decline Since 9/11, Says IATA

Global air passenger traffic in February 2020 experienced its steepest decline in demand since 9/11, according to IATA.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Tumbles by 61.3% in March

Passenger traffic at Athens Airport dropped by 61.3 percent in March 2020, compared to the same month last year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on travel.

Global Airline Capacity Nosedives Hit by Coronavirus Outbreak

In the last seven days some 20 million scheduled seats were cut by airlines globally, according to OAG Aviation Worldwide.

Study: 50% of Greeks Believe they will be Infected by Covid-19

Half of all Greeks believe they will at some point contract the Covid-19 virus with a large percentage calling for stricter measures, according to a study by Interview.

Demand for Travel Stronger After Covid-19, Says Study

Despite the coronavirus crisis, the interest for travel appears strong for January 2021, according to a study by travel marketing solutions provider Sojern.

International Tourist Arrivals Could Drop 20-30% in 2020 Due to Covid-19

International tourist arrivals could drop by 20 to 30% in 2020, when compared with 2019 figures, due to the coronavirus, says the UNWTO.

AmCham Study Reveals Covid-19 Impact on Greek Businesses

Travel disruptions, insecurity and the inability to make business decisions, are the main problems Greek businesses are facing due to Covid-19, the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) says.

IATA Sees Losses Rising for Europe’s Airlines – Data on Greece

Europe’s airlines stand to lose over 76 billion dollars in revenues in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, IATA says and calls on governments to take immediate action.

OECD: Covid-19 Effect on Tourism to Last Throughout 2020

The impact of the coronavirus health emergency on global tourism is expected to last throughout the year, according to a study by the OECD.

Poll: Coronavirus Repercussions on Economy Worry Greeks

The majority of Greeks expect the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic to negatively impact business activity in Greece.

WTTC: 75 Million Jobs in Travel and Tourism are at Risk

Up to 75 million jobs are at immediate risk in global Travel & Tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

IMF: 2020 Outlook for Global Growth Negative but Recovery in 2021

The coronavirus epidemic may push the global economy into recession, but the faster the virus stops, the quicker and stronger the recovery will be, IMF says.

Greek Tourism Sector Recovery Depends on Covid-19 Crisis Duration, Says BoG

The duration of the coronavirus pandemic will be the decisive factor for the Greek tourism industry’s comeback, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).

Pre-coronavirus Travel Revenue for Greece on the Rise – January Data

Greece's tourism revenue was on an upward trend in January, before the coronavirus health crisis hit the country, recording a 24.4 percent rise.

Covid-19: Major Drop in Passenger Traffic for Greek Ferries

Passenger traffic on Greece's coastal shipping transport services significantly decreased by 76.25 percent between March 16-22.

IATA: Air Transport Industry to Receive Deeper Revenue Hit by Covid-19

The passenger revenues of the air transport industry for 2020 could plummet $252 billion or 44% below 2019’s figure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to IATA's new estimate.

Covid-19 Throws Airline Industry into the Eye of the Storm

Global air travel is among the industries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to recent data by OAG Aviation Worldwide.

Greek Think Tank: Covid-19 to Affect Six out of 10 SMEs

Six out of 10 small and medium-sized businesses may suffer the blow of the coronavirus health crisis as they watch their sales plummet, an Endeavor Greece study reveals.

IATA: Airlines will Need Emergency Aid Up to $200bn

Emergency aid of up to $200 billion is required for airlines due to the evaporation of air travel demand caused by Covid-19, says IATA.

ILO: Tourism & Hospitality Among Most Vulnerable to Covid-19

Jobs in the services sector, tourism, travel and retail are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus health crisis, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO).