Air transport industry tiptoes through hygiene safety minefield

Most US airlines, including Southwest, now require all crews and passengers to wear face coverings.
Credit: Southwest Airlines
New security and screening rules introduced rapidly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks are largely still in place almost 19 years later. Limits on the size and quantity of liquids and gels in carry-on baggage were meant to be temporary—but they are still standard almost everywhere. In the US...
Karen Walker

Karen Walker is Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Aviation Week Network Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2011 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW, Routes and Aviation Week Group air transport content.

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