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Brace Yourself: Long-Haul Travel May Not Get Going Until 2023

  • Long-haul flying may not properly resume until 2023 or 2024
  • Lobbying by airlines for vaccine passports yet to convince WHO
Bloomberg business news
WATCH: The global airline industry is not expected to see any meaningful recovery for a few years despite the rollouts of Covd-19 vaccines. Angus Whitley reports.(Source: Bloomberg)
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As coronavirus vaccines started rolling out late last year, there was a palpable sense of excitement. People began browsing travel websites and airlines grew optimistic about flying again. Ryanair Holdings Plc even launched a “Jab & Go” campaign alongside images of 20-somethings on holiday, drinks in hand.

It’s not working out that way.