The impact of the pandemic of the new coronavirus have reached practically all levels of the global economy, being the industry of the airlines one of the most severely affected by the immobilization of a large part of the world.
Government-to-government ordered its people to stay in their homes, closure of borders, suspension of travel, and precautions of social distancing, the demand for air travel has plummeted, causing the airline to suspend routes, cancelled flights, and keep many aircraft inactive runways.
Photos of planes abandoned to coronavirus
The company’s satellite communications Maxar Technologies shared a series of satellite images of three airports in Europe and the united States, where airplanes are being sheltered. The photos reveal galleries of aircraft large and small that are inactive and waiting for that travel industry is back to normal.
These companies have every time less space to store your aircraft out of service, taking even the decision of sending their old planes to an early retirement. These can be sent to deshuesaderos to be disassembled for parts, but this is not an option for planes that are only disused temporary.
These appliances require maintenance and regular inspections, even if they are only down-to-earth, to which his machinery remains useful when they are required again to fly, so most are stored in airports who, after seeing reduced their activity, are serving as parking lots.
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