A Delta Air Lines plane at Atlanta International Airport, US. Photo: Bloomberg
A Delta Air Lines plane at Atlanta International Airport, US. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Omicron doubles or triples the risk of infection on flights, says IATA expert

  • There’s much more random movement and potential for face-to-face contact and generally reduced air flows, says IATA expert
  • The biggest risk on an aeroplane itself is sitting next to someone who is ill, but the ‘riskiest’ part of air travel is the time before and after flights

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Delta Air Lines plane at Atlanta International Airport, US. Photo: Bloomberg
A Delta Air Lines plane at Atlanta International Airport, US. Photo: Bloomberg
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