2020 was a year filled with financial losses for airlines – and all of travel, really – due to the pandemic. It was 12 months of hardship and craziness, to be sure.
Then 2021 came along and basically said to 2020, “Hold our beer.”
The past year has been a rollercoaster, highlighted by an industry turnaround that happened far more quickly than expected but lowlighted by an escalation in passenger violence against crew members that, quite frankly, has gotten out of hand.
Here’s a look back at 2021.