In Photos: Passengers Share Photos of their Empty Planes

In Photos: Passengers Share Photos of their Empty Planes
What if you were the only passenger on a plane?, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

The pandemic and subsequent lockdown has meant very few airlines are operating, and very few people are flying.

OT Staff
March 28 , 2020
08 Min Read

The global coronavirus pandemic has left the travel industry paralysed. Travel is experiencing a major setback and there has been a drastic cut in air travel. The planes which are flying are holding very few passengers. Many airlines are continue to operate 'ghost flights' in order to hold on to use-them-or-lose-them airport slots. 

If you look up the hashtag #emptyflights, you will find images of near-empty journeys shared by passengers. In case you’ve ever wondered how would an aircraft look like if you were the only person on it, here are some glimpses: 

 
 
 
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There’s like...5 people on this flight...😮😷 . #coronavirus #covid19 #alaskaairlines #emptyflight #sea2san #socialdistancing

A post shared by Jason (@nerdrilla) on Mar 16, 2020 at 10:34am PDT

 
 
 
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Happy to have made it home safe to buffalo and ride this thing out with family around! ❤ï¸Â Take care of each other and stay safe #emptyflight #pervadepositivity

A post shared by R Y N O (@rynomusicnyc) on Mar 18, 2020 at 4:27pm PDT

 In times like these, when people are avoiding travel altogether, only essential travel is being undertaken with a mere 4-5 co-passengers.

 
 
 
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There were 15 people on the flight back to Canada. We got to sit wherever and eat all the snacks. Lucky we got early flights home. #airplane #flight #emptyflight #delta @delta #covid_19 #travel

A post shared by Cas🐙 (@casthewicked) on Mar 24, 2020 at 1:35pm PDT

 

 
 
 
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A post shared by Pedro de Silva (@primusbaro) on Mar 23, 2020 at 10:23am PDT

 

 
 
 
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A post shared by The Whole-istic Mamma (@rebeccahallkauai) on Mar 21, 2020 at 2:56pm PDT

 
 
 
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#emptyflight #airindia

A post shared by Abhishek Rajput (@mr_abhishek_rajput) on Jan 5, 2019 at 12:44am PST

 

 
 
 
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Luckily I got a good seat, social distancing without trying#emptyflight #az #plentyoflegroom #stillstuckintheback

A post shared by Robert Howell (@sungod61) on Mar 21, 2020 at 6:03pm PDT


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