As early as January, giant industry players Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Japan Airlines significantly reduced their flights as China began its lockdown, followed by Iran, Japan and South Korea. Other European airlines followed suit. President Trump’s order to ban all flights from Europe
have also forced Ryan Group of Airlines and other intercontinental airlines to drastically reduce its operations to cut down on costs. Eventually, the US federal government ordered travel restrictions across states, grounding all inter-state commercial flights.