Thousands Of Airplanes Are Rotting Away Because Of Coronavirus Flight Restrictions (15 PICS)

Posted in PICTURES       19 Feb 2021       2462       17

Photographer Jassen Todorov has captured the impact that pandemic had on air travelling industry. Thousands of airplanes stay jobless as American air travel companies have lost over $34 billion last year, and so far things are not looking better for the industry.

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Marty 1 week ago
You can't just park a passenger plane, or cruise ship, or even your car for a year, then just fire it up and go. You've got to use it or lose it, and maintain it along the way. On the back side of this pandemic there's going to be a huge need to update and replace old inventory.
       
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Day 1 week ago
So [email protected]#king maintain them.
       
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Stephie 1 week ago
Bollocks... This is aircraft museum in AZ outside Tucson. It has nothing to do with pandemic
       
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Bab 1 week ago
Stephie,
Not all of them, but some of those are military planes so it's clear these are in the museum.
       
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Greg 1 week ago
Stephie,

Absolutely correct! Marana Airplane Graveyard.
Many military planes anyway and not airline related. A lot of them are old obsolete aircraft as well.
       
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Eunice 1 week ago
Airlines don't have the space to store their fleet. In normal times the planes are either in the air, at an airport or in a maintenance hangar, not all parked on the ground.
       
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Mira 1 week ago
... Lets blame everything on the pandemic, while showing long term storage facility and or boneyard in the desert. Airline industry never been profitable its whole existence, only govt. subsidies and bailouts kept it afloat.
       
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Rose 1 week ago
I saw a bunch of FedEx planes there. FedEx is doing a lot of business right now so those must be “retired” planes. As others have said, this kind of post sends out bad info - many of those are planes stored in the desert where they are eventually recycled - nothing to do with COVID. No doubt the travel industry as a whole is suffering but this is not a good way to illustrate it.
       
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Hugh 1 week ago
No great loss if Spirit Airlines is grounded, the Florida Man of air travel!
       
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Hugh 1 week ago
Not as bad, but same for jetBlue.
       
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Laurie 1 week ago
They don't look rotten to me.
       
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Phillip 1 week ago
Yes, the insane overreaction is destroying the economy, wiping out thousands of small businesses, and even some big ones. Over a virus with a .05% fatality rate.
       
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Mira 1 week ago
Phillip,

~4.5% to be exact...
       
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Trudy 1 week ago
Thanks ChiComs!
       
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Brad 1 week ago
ohohohoh BIG PROPAGANDA THESE COMPANIES MADE RECORD NUMBERS YR AFTER YR,INSTEAD OF INVESTING IN SECURITIES INSURANCE AND CASES LIKE NOW WHEN THE AIR TRAVEL IS RESTRICTED(JUST LIKE WHEN VOLCANOES BREAK OUT)....THEY GAVE BIG BONUSES AND EXORBITANT PAYMENT TO PILOTS AND UPPER MANAGEMENT,.....NOW THEY WANT TAX PAYER MONEY SO THEY GET BAILED OUT ...AGAIN.....ANYONE ELSE THAT LOSES THEIR COMPANY WONT GET ANY HELP FROM TAXPAYER MONEY ....BUT YALL GON SEE TAXPAYER MONEY GON BE GIVEN FOR FREE TO BE PUT IN THE AIR TRAVEL INDUSTRY------WHILE YOU LOSE YOUR JOB.....OR YOUR COMPANY BREAKS AND NO ONE WILL GIVE U MONEY,THE MONEY YOU SPENT ON TAXES IS GIVEN TO COMPANIES THAT WILL NOT KEEP THE JOBS THAT ARE NOW AND ARE PRIVATE!!!!
       
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Jackie 1 week ago
I thought we were all supposed to line up and have Papa Joe spit in our mouth and suddenly we'd be safe from the spread of the CHINA virus?
       
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Ola 1 week ago
Jackie, Go ahead, open your mouth. I'll give you something to gargle on...
       
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