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COVID-19 Decimates Demand For Thanksgiving Air Travel

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  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:00:34
  • Year 2020
  • Language English

COVID-19 Decimates Demand For Thanksgiving Air Travel

John Minchillo/AP The Thanksgiving weekend is the most important time of the year for US airlines. However, bookings for November are down as much as 88% compared to this time last year, data from airline analysis firm OAG show. Airlines are hoping for a surge in last-minute bookings, keeping with trends during the pandemic, but the industry remains in a tailspin as travel demand fails to sufficiently recover. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Fresh off a weak summer travel season during which Americans largely hunkered at home or took to the roads, America's airlines have a new looming disaster ahead of them: a soft Thanksgiving and holiday travel season.

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