Passenger client volumes declined to 80 per cent globally, due to travel bans and restrictions that were imposed as a result of COVID-19, Namibia Airports Company board chairperson Leake Hangala said. The Namibia press agency reports that speaking at the Ethiopian Airlines resumption flight occasion in Windhoek on Friday, Hangala explained that “Revenues and cash inflows have reduced by 96 per cent, averaging N$ 41 million per month. This has resulted in a complete erosion of revenue at NAC”. It was equally important to note that the impact of COVID -19 also resulted in the direct shedding of employment in the travel and tourism industry, and that undoubtedly all the negative effects of COVID-19 will hamper the recovery of the entire aviation ecosystem, he said.