Various private charter operators report having helped nationals to repatriate upon short notice. Safe return to homes as primary necessity has led to increased demand for evacuation flights in multiple countries.
“The business aviation industry is resilient and has a proven track record of providing humanitarian assistance during times of need. However, the air carriers within our industry are facing unprecedented challenges, and we appreciate your consideration of our requests.
We look forward to being engaged in discussions on a potential relief package for all air carriers and thank you for your leadership.” - as stated in the letter addressed to Congress leaders.