Airlines Forecast Losses Of US$84B Globally This Year, Won't Recover Until 2024: IATA
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September 16, 2020 - by JULIE HYMAN Yahoo Finance for finance.yahoo.com
Peter Cerda - IATA Regional Vice President for the Americas joined Yahoo Finance's On The Move to discuss the road to recovery for the airline industry that's been rocked by the pandemic.
JULIE HYMAN: As of today, passengers on inbound flights into the US from international destinations will no longer undergo what are called enhanced screening procedures, including temperatures checks and symptom questionnaires. Plus their contact info will no longer be gathered in order to do contact tracing. Let's talk about this with Peter Cerda. He is regional vice president for the Americas at the International Air Transport Association.
Peter, thank you so much for joining us. Appreciate it. So what effect is this going to have on the industry? Are there safety concerns, for example, among some of the airline employees as we see some of these measures being pulled back a bit?
PETER CERDA: Well, first of all, thanks very much for having me on the show. These are really important steps that the US government is taking.
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