US Business Aviation Recovering from COVID-19-Related Slowdowns Written 10 July 2020


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Aviation International News reports that compared to last year, “business aviation traffic in the U.S. was down only 7 percent over the extended Independence Day holiday weekend (July 1 to July 5), according to data released today by WingX Advance.” The company “said this illustrates that the segment’s recovery in the world’s key market is running apace, despite rising Covid-19 contagion and resumption of travel restrictions in some states.” During the “past two weeks, U.S. business jet and prop activity has reached 85 percent of normal levels for the period.” Aircraft utilization in Europe is “back up to 77 percent of normal activity, while Oceania and South America have stabilized at around 93 percent of usual activity, WingX said.” Asia “is somewhat stuck at 27 percent below normal and traffic in Africa continues to trail by 31 percent.”
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