Air New Zealand has announced it will make empty seats between passengers mandatory as the world battles the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Social distancing takes flight as airlines in Asia-Pacific experiment with putting space between passengers

  • Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific pledges to offer passengers option of sitting next to an empty seat, while other regional carriers say it will be mandatory
  • Taiwanese carriers to deny boarding to those with temperatures higher than 37.5 Celsius or who refuse to be checked
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Air New Zealand has announced it will make empty seats between passengers mandatory as the world battles the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg
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