Hundreds of cabin crew lost their jobs over the summer after the carrier closed its crew bases in North America.
The regional airline had been scheduled to operate three flights a week between Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.
Statistics from Airbus show that at the end of August, the number of domestic passengers and flights recovered to about 80% and 90% respectively compared to the same period last year.
There is still a significant proportion of flights in airlines schedules through to the end of the year which appear unrealistic and will almost certainly be canceled yet.
MakeMyTrip founder Deep Kalra is a big believer in “revenge travel”.
China will gain USD 400 billion in revenue from domestic tourism in 2020, down 52% due to COVID-19.
The top 5 airlines by flight volume compared to 2019 were American Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines.
China’s rapid rate of hotel recovery stems from a central, fast response to the virus with tight lockdowns, which may not be available elsewhere.
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