13 Mar 2020

Travel bans cause dismay and uncertainty, markets plunge

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 13 March 2020

There's massive uncertainty in the travel and export sectors due to Covid-19, amid the escalating lock downs in Europe and the United States, and with new travel restrictions on the cards for New Zealand. Global share markets have fallen dramatically in response to the US travel ban, which the EU has said was taken 'unilaterally and without consultation'. The latest ban comes as the global travel industry is already struggling and several airlines have gone under. Aviation commentator, Irene King and Export NZ executive director, Catherine Beard join Kathryn to discuss.