Flight path: How airlines can climb out of Covid crisis

Airlines are in crisis. The flight to recovery is going to be long and bumpy.  Photo / Brett Phibbs

"What a challenge — isn't this sort of what you dream of being able to do? It's a new abnormal that we're dealing with. And like anything, you can look at these things as a glass half empty or glass half full. I tend to be a glass half full person.'' Air New Zealand boss Greg Foran. He started work just as the pandemic began devastating aviation.

Dozens of airlines failed and tens of thousands of crew have lost their jobs as the world closed down. Grant Bradley reports on the magnitude of the crisis, how Air New Zealand