Stay at home orders and bans for non-essential travel have kept people in their homes and grounded business travel. While experts say there is little doubt those safeguards have saved lives, the effects have been devastating for airlines.
And those like Tim Simpson, a Senior Maintenance Manager at Republic Airways, who's spent decades in hangers at the Indianapolis International Airport says aircraft can be heard taking off and landing every five minutes or so on a normal day. This time is far from normal.
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