Air India decided to stop the flights to Madrid, Milan, Copenhagen, Vienna, and Stockholm after hitting from the COVID-19 there is a loss in finance on these routes.
Air India has taken a decision to stop the flights to for at least five European destinations. This decision has become the latest impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic in India comes as the latest impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on India’s navigation sector.
All the future flights to Madrid, Milan, Copenhagen, Vienna, and Stockholm have been removed immediately since it was not good financially for the Air India company.
Recently, an internal note has been circulated throughout the world by the Commercial Division of Air India states by keeping in mind the situation of Covid-19 it has been approved by the authorities to close down all the following stations offline.
Now according to the situation, the current IBOs which are international booking offices has taken a decision which is to be recalled to India and now all the stations will be handed over to GSA which is a general sales agent after completing all the formalities which need to be fulfilled first.
There is one more decision which has taken by IATA(International Air Transport Association) and that decision is related to the forecast in July that stated about the global passenger traffic all the revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs will be not returned to pre-COVId-19 levels until 2024.
One more decision that IATA made is that in the year 2020 for global passenger numbers are expected to be declined soon around by 55 percent as compared to the year 2019. This decision was an alternate forecast from April where IATA had made a prediction that the global passenger numbers could decline by 46 percent.