The low-cost, Indonesia-based airline Lion Air has announced it has suspended all services, including domestic and international flights.

Partly due to the coronavirus impact on the economy,  specifically passengers are not following the airline’s rules around social distancing, saying on its Facebook page that many prospective passengers were unable to travel because they did not complete the required documents and conditions.

Its decision to suspend operations comes less than a week after it restarted flying again.

Other airlines, especially American-based carriers, have instituted new rules like mandatory face masks during flights, disinfectant or wipes may also be provided onboard, and airlines have stepped up cleaning efforts between flights.

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