The Air Current - Courtney Miller

Through the myriad of challenges facing the airlines of the United States in the middle of the greatest downturn in air travel history comes a new question to be answered: What would mandatory COVID-19 testing for domestic travel do to the fragile U.S. airline industry? The testing for passengers bound for the United States from international departure points foreshadows the cost.

With only 10% of all U.S. travel in 2021 anticipated to be international, the precipitous drop in demand following the announcement of testing requirements suggests a more damaging trend to the airlines than originally here