FT: "Americans eye return to the skies as pandemic drags on"

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FT: "Americans eye return to the skies as pandemic drags on"

Excerpt from the Financial Times quoting DataTrek’s Jessica Rabe:

…. “Americans are becoming more interested in flying again, according to a trawl of ticket prices and online search data that suggest the aviation industry is on the verge of a rebound.

Jessica Rabe, analyst at research boutique Datatrek, uncovered evidence of higher fares on some routes and more Google queries for airline-related terms.

The findings come despite coronavirus restrictions and give some hope to the industry as it seeks a further $15bn in government funding.

A round-trip from New York to Orlando during Spring Break is now selling for an average of $97, Rabe found, up from $56 a month ago”….

Read the full article here in the Financial Times!