A new report from consulting firm Oliver Wyman predicts US domestic air travel will fully recover by early next year.
The company’s Airline Economic Analysis 2020-2021, published on 5 April, says air travel’s post-coronavirus recovery is moving more quickly than expected, as economic measures and the nationwide vaccine roll-out continue gaining traction.
Domestic travel will normalise by 2022, with business and international travel to return to pre-Covid levels one year later.
Early in the pandemic, aviation experts had feared the downturn would last five years or more.
“A year ago, we would have thought that a full domestic recovery in