Tourism was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, airlines experienced distress. Travel in and out of state was practically non-existent for over a year. But that’s beginning to change.
Airlines have slowly eased back into their former business practices. Delta Airlines started filling its middle seats on May 1, making it one of the last airlines to do so.
As the number of passengers traveling climbed toward pre-pandemic levels, airlines started making plans for how they will come back from a global pandemic that nearly shut down the industry.
A Return to Normal After Rapid Decline
Restrictions placed on international and domestic travel dramatically decreased the number of airline passengers. Though travel never stopped completely, it dropped to precarious levels….