Impact of COVID-19 on CAREC Aviation and Tourism

Publication | February 2021

This study of the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the aviation industry in Central Asia Regional Cooperation (CAREC) countries finds opportunities for reform and restructuring to facilitate fast recovery.

  • US$22.00 (paperback)

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on global aviation as nearly all air travel came to a halt in late March and April 2020. In Central Asia, virtually all domestic and international air travel were suspended in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19. This crisis provides an opportunity to reset the aviation industry in CAREC countries through reforms, new strategies, and restructurings. The study takes into consideration the gravity of the situation in the region and offers some recommendations for dealing with and beyond the crisis.


  • Introduction
  • Impact Assessment Summary
  • Summary of Recommendations
  • COVID-19 Impact on Global Air Transport and CAREC
  • CAREC Opportunities
  • CAREC Needs

Additional Details

  • Industry and trade
  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • Transport
  • Air transport
  • Afghanistan
  • Azerbaijan
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Mongolia
  • Pakistan
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • 54
  • 8.5 x 11
  • SPR210019-2
  • 978-92-9262-698-3 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-699-0 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-700-3 (ebook)

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