Passenger traffic though Seattle-Tacoma International Airport fell by more than half during one week during mid-March, then fell again by more than half the next week. The global decline in air travel, unmatched since 9-11, has left airlines on the ropes and added to the problems at Boeing.
Passenger volume has started to bounce back, but it has a long way to go. Airlines, meanwhile, are cutting their schedules, filling planes with cargo and looking at cuts to their staffs once the federal bailout money runs out.
Food assistance and restaurant sales | Coronavirus Economy daily chart (May 22)
Business starts in Washington state are down sharply from last year | Coronavirus Economy daily chart (May 21)
Weekly home sales rebounding to last year’s level | Coronavirus Economy daily chart (May 20)
Seattle-area job listings sag while U.S. openings edge upward | Coronavirus Economy daily chart (May 19)
In Washington, Oregon and U.S., small businesses are hit hard | Coronavirus Economy daily chart (May 14)
Seattle-area listings of houses for sale drop sharply from last year | Coronavirus Economy daily chart (May 13)
Seattle-area job listings have plunged 40% from recent peak due to pandemic | Coronavirus Economy daily chart (May 11)
Coronavirus Economy daily charts: Unemployment claims, housing, food and job openings for the week ending May 8, 2020
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