As international flights gradually resume, airlines have adopted rigorous protective measures, such as as the mandatory wearing of face masks, cabin disinfection and preflight health checks among others, in an effort to prevent in-flight transmission of Covid-19.
United Airlines now require travelers to complete a health self-assessment during the check-in process prior to boarding.
United said it is the first American airline to implement the self-assessment requirement, which it noted was based on recommendations from the Cleveland Clinic.
The “Ready-to-Fly” checklist asks customers to confirm they have not experienced Covid-19-related symptoms in the 14 days prior to flying.
United said the assessment