United Airways planes, together with a Boeing 737 MAX 9 mannequin, are pictured at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, March 18, 2019.
Loren Elliott | Reuters
Coronavirus is not simply hitting China journey. Barcelona journeys are additionally feeling the impression.
United Airways on Thursday mentioned it should cut back its flights to Barcelona after the Cell World Congress — the world’s largest telecommunications commerce present — was canceled due to the virus. The annual occasion, which was scheduled for later this month, drew some 100,000 individuals final yr.
The service had constructed up service for the occasion, including two nonstops and utilizing bigger plane. It is a part of a development amongst airways to chase prospects prepared to pay excessive costs for particular conferences such because the Shopper Electronics Present in Las Vegas, political occasions and sports activities, with further, focused service.
United mentioned it might present a full refund to vacationers who do not need to journey to Barcelona as a result of the occasion was…