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Changes to air travel after Covid-19

Covid-19 turned out to be aviation's biggest farewell party, airlines currently have a surplus of planes with the need to conserving cash thus retiring the most costly ones the 4 engines A380s and B747s. 

Airlines are using their smaller more fuel efficient aircraft as a result there is less first class inventory at the moment due to the demand for first class being low. Most airlines are only offering 2 class aircraft at the moment. 

Planes are probably the cleanest they have been since they were new all from the effort being put in by most airlines in cleaning their planes. Airlines are also removing contact points at every stage of the journey with others adding additional flight attendants to clean the bathroom every 90 minutes.

Most airlines will argue that social distancing doesn't work in the air all seats are being sold instead airlines are enforcing a ' no mask no fly ' rule with others and airports handing out hygiene kits containing gloves, a face mask antibacterial wipes and hand sanitizer.

Sweeping changes have been made on in flight catering. Meals will be served sealed to avoid any risk of contamination fewer accompaniments will be served with the meals.

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Air France A380 fleet have been retired

Airlines are removing contact points at every point of the journey


Hygiene Kit


Emirates Flight Attendant wearing PPE, mask, gloves and face cover.


Sealed Meal Box


No mask no fly

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