Against the background of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of air passengers in the United States has decreased by about 96 percent, according to recent statistics.
The transportation security Administration estimated that only about 95,000 people passed through airport security checkpoints on Wednesday, compared to 2.3 million on the same day in 2019. According to the Agency, the indicators fell to a minimum of 10 years ago.
Due to reduced passenger traffic and restrictive measures in most States, airlines reduced their activity by 71 percent, according to the airlines for America Association, which represents companies such as American, Delta, Southwest, and United.
According to the organization, only one-tenth of the seats are occupied on domestic flights in the United States.