BookmarkBERLIN: Germany's Lufthansa said it does not expect air travel demand to return to pre-crisis levels before 2024 and posted a second-quarter loss of €1.5 billion (US$1.78 billion) as cost cuts failed to offset a steep decline in revenue.The airline said on Thursday the collapse in demand for air travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic led to an 80 per cent drop in revenue to €1.9 billion compared to €9.6 billion a year earlier. It posted a net loss of €1.5 billion.
AdvertisementAdvertisement"We are experiencing a caesura in global air traffic. We do not expect demand to return to pre-crisis levels before 2024," chief executive Carsten Spohr said. Read more: CNA »
Singapore sees ‘several important lessons’ from Tan Tock Seng Hospital COVID-19 cluster
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Hong Kong reports 80 new COVID-19 cases, mostly local transmissionsHong Kong reported 80 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, including 75 that were locally transmitted, as authorities raced to contain a third wave ...