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Decommissioned cruise ships being dismantled at the Aliaga ship-breaking yard in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, October 2. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Decommissioned cruise ships being dismantled at the Aliaga ship-breaking yard in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, October 2. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Decommissioned cruise ships being dismantled at the Aliaga ship-breaking yard in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, October 2. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Thai Airways idle airplanes parked on the tarmac of Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, May 25. REUTERS/Jorge Silva  

Thai Airways idle airplanes parked on the tarmac of Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, May 25. REUTERS/Jorge Silva  

Thai Airways idle airplanes parked on the tarmac of Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, May 25. REUTERS/Jorge Silva  
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The Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, June 26.  REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha    

The Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, June 26. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha    

The Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, June 26. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha    
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Flight attendants stand at the end of rows of empty seats aboard a Delta flight from New York's JFK International Airport to San Francisco, March 17. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Flight attendants stand at the end of rows of empty seats aboard a Delta flight from New York's JFK International Airport to San Francisco, March 17. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Flight attendants stand at the end of rows of empty seats aboard a Delta flight from New York's JFK International Airport to San Francisco, March 17. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A man walks near empty sunbeds at Sunny Beach resort on the Black Sea, Bulgaria, June 22.   REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov  

A man walks near empty sunbeds at Sunny Beach resort on the Black Sea, Bulgaria, June 22. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov  

A man walks near empty sunbeds at Sunny Beach resort on the Black Sea, Bulgaria, June 22. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov  
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Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions in Birmingham, Alabama, March 25.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage    

Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions in Birmingham, Alabama, March 25.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage    

Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions in Birmingham, Alabama, March 25.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage    
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Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park is seen empty of visitors after it closed in Orlando, Florida, March 16.  REUTERS/Gregg Newton

Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park is seen empty of visitors after it closed in Orlando, Florida, March 16.  REUTERS/Gregg Newton

Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park is seen empty of visitors after it closed in Orlando, Florida, March 16.  REUTERS/Gregg Newton
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A view of the Las Vegas Strip during the shutdown of all casinos and nonessential businesses, in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 3.  REUTERS/Steve Marcus

A view of the Las Vegas Strip during the shutdown of all casinos and nonessential businesses, in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 3.  REUTERS/Steve Marcus

A view of the Las Vegas Strip during the shutdown of all casinos and nonessential businesses, in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 3.  REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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Passenger planes parked on a runway due to flight reductions, in Santiago, Chile, March 25. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza  

Passenger planes parked on a runway due to flight reductions, in Santiago, Chile, March 25. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza  

Passenger planes parked on a runway due to flight reductions, in Santiago, Chile, March 25. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza  
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Laid off LAX Airport workers protest for a healthcare extension from concessions companies, in Los Angeles, California, September 24.   REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Laid off LAX Airport workers protest for a healthcare extension from concessions companies, in Los Angeles, California, September 24. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Laid off LAX Airport workers protest for a healthcare extension from concessions companies, in Los Angeles, California, September 24. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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An empty Times Square is seen on the street following the outbreak of coronavirus in New York, March 18. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty Times Square is seen on the street following the outbreak of coronavirus in New York, March 18. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty Times Square is seen on the street following the outbreak of coronavirus in New York, March 18. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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American Airlines 737 max passenger planes parked on the tarmac at Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma, March 23.    REUTERS/Nick Oxford

American Airlines 737 max passenger planes parked on the tarmac at Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma, March 23. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

American Airlines 737 max passenger planes parked on the tarmac at Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma, March 23. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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Debris in an abandoned pool next to the seaside in Athens, Greece, April 28. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Debris in an abandoned pool next to the seaside in Athens, Greece, April 28. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Debris in an abandoned pool next to the seaside in Athens, Greece, April 28. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A deserted beach during a lockdown in Calais, France, May 6.  
  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A deserted beach during a lockdown in Calais, France, May 6.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A deserted beach during a lockdown in Calais, France, May 6.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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An empty International Terminal of San Francisco International Airport, March 13.   REUTERS/Kate Munsch

An empty International Terminal of San Francisco International Airport, March 13. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

An empty International Terminal of San Francisco International Airport, March 13. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
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The lines to reach TSA immigration process are seen empty at one of its terminals at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, March 9. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz    

The lines to reach TSA immigration process are seen empty at one of its terminals at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, March 9. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz    

The lines to reach TSA immigration process are seen empty at one of its terminals at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, March 9. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz    
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