Humans haven’t been the only ones restricted from moving these past months; many vehicles and aeroplanes - machines created to move - have also stayed parked.
Both the car and airline industries have suffered: airports, showrooms and car factories closed. Hong Kong International Airport, the eighth busiest in the world, only had 349 people departing on April 2. Enough to fit in one plane.
Compare that with the 86,569 passengers that departed the airport on the Lunar New Year’s eve, January 24.
“Where do we park our planes?” That was the question every airline suddenly had to answer. There aren’t enough gates in airports for most of the world’s planes to be on the ground and not flying in the air.
There was a scramble, and aeroplanes have ended up in random airports or left on runways - British airways have 40 planes parked in Bournemouth.
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