air travel – Have airlines changed their fees to reduce the average number of layovers passengers have in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?


Airfares are known not to minimize the average number of legs passengers take. E.g., flying A -> B or A -> C can be more expensive than flying A -> C -> B.

In these times of pandemic, minimizing layovers/legs would help reduce the pandemic. Have airlines changed their fees to reduce the average number of layovers passengers have in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?