The novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic has been increasingly affecting the aviation industry and economy in Africa since the April assessment, according to the latest data released by the International Air Transport Association in August.
The specific performance is as follows: < / P > < p > 1. The number of unemployed people in aviation and related industries in Africa has increased significantly, which is expected to reach 3.5 million, an increase of 400000 compared with the number assessed in April. The number of jobs in the aviation and related industries in the region was originally 6.2 million, which means that more than half of the employment in this sector in Africa is facing unemployment. Compared with 2019, the annual traffic volume in Africa is expected to decrease by 54% in 2020 compared with that in 2019, which was previously estimated to be 51%. The novel coronavirus pneumonia, a
vice president of the air and Transport Association of Africa and the Middle East, said the new Mohamed Bakri pneumonia epidemic had damaged the African economy and made air traffic across the continent almost bogged down. The economic consequences of this pause are severe, putting millions of people at risk in their work and livelihoods. For Africa’s economic recovery and future prosperity, it is essential to accelerate the safe restart of the aviation industry. (head station reporter Gu Xuejia)