While the coronavirus pandemic has all but devastated the travel industry, most experts agree that travel will rebound — it's just a question of when. Major airlines have made it clear that losing business for summer is now a challenge to their very survival. Airlines are scrambling to get travellers flying again, and both airlines and airports are rethinking their safety and health regulations to earn passengers' trust and avoid the virus' spread. Today we are joined by two guests Matt Tarrant from Qatar Airways and Siobhán O' Donnell from the DAA to discuss how flying and Airports will change forever. Qatar's inflight crew now wear full-body personal protective equipment suits as well as safety goggles, gloves, and masks. Matt tells us that this is "to provide even greater reassurance to customers in addition to enhanced hygienic measures already in place." We wouldn't be surprised if other airlines started adopting similar measures.
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