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Airlines already tested by the Omicron variant

2021-11-29T18:53:37.660Z

Even in countries where the new variant has not been detected, it weighs on ticket sales. Sometimes a picture sums up the situation better than a long speech. Flight captain at Air France, Gilles Laurent posted on Twitter on Sunday a photo of a roller coaster with this comment: " Air transport in the Covid period ". Since the existence of the Omicron variant was revealed last Thursday, airlines have been re-initiating a free-fall descent at breakneck speed. Cancellation of flights to



Sometimes a picture sums up the situation better than a long speech.

Flight captain at Air France, Gilles Laurent posted on Twitter on Sunday a photo of a roller coaster with this comment: "

Air transport in the Covid period

".

Since the existence of the Omicron variant was revealed last Thursday, airlines have been re-initiating a free-fall descent at breakneck speed.

Cancellation of flights to South Africa, closure of the borders of Morocco and Israel, dissuasive procedures to enter the United Kingdom, Japan, Australia ... Not an hour without a new country announcing restrictions on international travel.

With inevitably, an immediate reduction in activity for air carriers.

Today, according to Iata, which brings together 290 companies, only two countries in the world (Mexico, Colombia) do not put any barrier to international travel.

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Source: lefigaro

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