Air transport and COVID-19: will the industry bounce back from its biggest setback? – National



div id=””> The rules for air travel are changing.Travelers have more to think about than the size of the liquid bottles in their carry-on. Temperature, cough and general well-being were added to the pre-flight control procedures.

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“The passenger has more responsibilities. He’ll have to be fit to travel and in the past it hasn’t, but it will help us reduce the risk, “said Peter Cerda, Regional Vice President, Americas, International Air Transportation Association (IATA).

COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, has infected more than nine million people worldwide, according to statistics published on the COVID-19 Case Tracker card from John Hopkins University of Medicine.

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Despite the continued spread of the virus, the aviation industry is pushing to restart, especially given all the other sectors that have opened up.


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