Coronavirus is battering the airline industry, turning some airports into ghost towns

Coronavirus is battering the airline industry, turning some airports into ghost towns

Passengers who are choosing to travel are sharing photos on social media showing once bustling airports that are nearly empty.

Paul Huang, a freelance journalist, shared photos on Twitter showing an airport in Taiwan and the lounge area without another person in sight.

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“Taiwan’s #TPE airport is dead, like, dead. Saw zero passenger besides me through T1 check-in, security, customs, CX lounge,” he wrote, referring to the Taoyuan International Airport west of Taipei.

Halfway around the world, in Zurich, another Twitter user reported that the airport was nearly empty at 5:30 p.m. local time Wednesday.

via NBC Coronavirus is battering the airline industry, turning some airports into ghost towns