Flying During COVID-19: What's Changed? (And What Hasn't?)COVID-19 has changed travel. And that means your next flight may look and feel much different than just a few years ago. That's why we captured the entire experience of flying during COVID-19, from checking in all the way to grabbing your bag after landing.
And there are far more changes in store than simply wearing a mask...
0:00 - Intro
0:24 - Navigating travel restrictions
0:51 - How busy are airports?
1:25 - Checking a bag
1:59 - Getting through security
2:36 - What's open in the airport?
3:00 - Airport lounges are open, but...
3:45 - Heading to your flight
4:00 - Airline comparison: United vs. Delta
4:28 - Boarding has changed
4:53 - Your flight will be full
5:25 - Masks?
6:07 - In-flight service
6:49 - Deplaning
7:06 - Grab your bag & go
7:18 - Conclusion
The pandemic has reshaped the flying experience, with changes to how airlines board planes, scaled-back in-flight service, and even when you go through airport security. Some airlines blocked middle seats to give travelers more space onboard.
But after more than a year, millions of Americans are flying every week as travel rebounds. Now, many aspects of flying have returned to normal - or something close to it.
Tips for your first flight during (or after) coronavirus:
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