Airlines plunge on coronavirus outbreak

Airlines plunge on coronavirus outbreak

Airline stocks were some of the biggest fallers on Monday 24 February, a day that saw mounting fears over Covid-19 drag down the FTSE 100 index by more than 3 per cent. London-listed airlines including International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), easyJet (EZY) and Wizz Air (WIZZ) plunged amid a rising death toll and disruption in Italy, a key destination for UK travellers.

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