State of the Aviation Industry: Examining the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senate, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, Second Session, May 6, 2020 [video] [open html - 0B]
This video is from the May 6, 2020 hearing on "State of the Aviation Industry: Examining the Impact of the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] Pandemic," held before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. From the opening statement of Roger Wicker: "No part of the American economy has escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The air transportation sector has suffered a particularly painful blow, one intensified by global travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders. Domestic air travel has declined over 95 percent compared to last year. Planes are flying with 12 passengers on average. Half of the U.S. passenger aircraft fleet is sitting idle. The air cargo sector is marginally better, but is still struggling." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Eric Fanning, Nicholas Calio, Hilary Godwin, and Todd Hauptli. The length of the video is 2 hours, 53 minutes, and 49 seconds.
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: https://www.commerce.senate.gov/