Are You Ready to Get on an Airplane Again?
Airport terminals are nearly empty, there are no waits to get through security, and you don’t need to maneuver your way toward the front of the boarding line so you’ll get first crack at the overhead bin space. The coronavirus has temporarily, if perversely, erased some of the worst features of airline travel.
Big carriers such as Delta and Southwest are limiting flights to 60 to 70 percent capacity instead of trying to pack planes full. Boarding on some planes is back-to-front to decrease passenger interactions, which also makes it less of a mob scene. There is plenty of room for your carry-ons. And seat backs and tray tables, not to mention entire jets, are being sanitized after every flight with clouds of disinfectant. Finally.
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[Source: New York Times]