How Delta Airlines is working to keep passengers safe
DETROIT Delta Airlines showed off how the airline plans to keep passengers safe. Youll notice the differences at the airport as soon as you make your way through the sliding glass doors. Face masks are a must and if you dont have one, one will be provided. They must be worn in the airport and on board aircrafts. For a full look at the precautions Delta has put in place, watch Tim Pamplins full story above.
Man removed from Delta flight after mask dispute
DETROIT Todd Benson and his family witnessed turbulence before their flight could even take off from Aruba to Atlanta. He was yelling, I have it on I have it on, and he was talking about his mask. The Delta flight attendant was requesting that he put it on properly, said Benson. RELATED: Passengers removed from Detroit plane for not wearing mask, flight delayedApparently this man was kicked off the plane following a meltdown -- all over being asked to correct his mask. RELATED: What Delta Airlines is doing to continue protecting passengers from COVID-19Its just a mask.
Passengers removed from Detroit plane for not wearing mask, flight delayed
DETROIT A Delta flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was delayed for about an hour Thursday when two people refused to wear a mask. RELATED: What Delta Airlines is doing to continue protecting passengers from COVID-19According to someone on the flight, the plane was taxiing and about to take off when two passengers refused to put their masks on. The plane turned around and the two passengers were removed from the flight. A representative with Delta Airlines said flight 1227 from Detroit to Atlanta had to return to the gate when two customers were not complying with crew instructions and were removed due to not following Deltas mask requirement.
What Delta Airlines is doing to continue protecting passengers from COVID-19
DETROIT At a time when passengers are worried about others wearing masks and flights being too crowded, Local 4 got a firsthand look at how Delta Airlines is keeping everyone safe from the coronavirus (COVID-19). READ: Delta to maintain social distancing while many other airlines end COVID-19 safety measuresHelp Me Hank took a flight from Detroit to Denver to get a taste of he process. Downstairs at the McNamara Terminal, there were only a handful of people around when Hank took his trip. At the gate, a protective shield is in place to separate travelers from the Delta gate agent. Before the safety video ran, a new video played, showing what Delta is doing to protect passengers from the coronavirus.
What Delta Airlines is doing to make passengers feel safe while flying during pandemic
DETROIT Delta Airlines is working to make sure passengers feel safe while flying during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. From spraying to seating arrangements, Delta is taking steps to make flights as germ-free as possible. READ: Delta to maintain social distancing while many other airlines end COVID-19 safety measuresNew filters are in place, which work to keep the air quality clean. Delta is continuing to keep middle seats open in an attempt to separate passengers as much as possible. Many airlines are filling planes now, while Delta keeps capacity at 60% with middle seats open.
Delta to maintain social distancing while many other airlines end COVID-19 safety measures
DETROIT Delta Airlines announced it will continue to enforce social distancing rules while many other airlines throw out their safety measures despite coronavirus (COVID-19) cases spiking around the country. Delta is one of the few commercial carries still enforcing social distancing rules onboard planes and selling fewer seats in order to keep passengers and crew members said. The airline made the announcement that those rules will continue for the next few months. Masks and attention to hygiene are also important factors, but beyond that, passengers are at the mercy of airlines. Deltas announcement comes as other airlines, such as American Airlines, said they will start filling up their flights.
Answering 5 travel questions: Driving safer than flying? Avoid parts of country? Stay in hotels?
Local 4s Dr. Frank McGeorge is answering some of the most common questions from viewers about summer travel. Is it safe to plan a summer vacation? First and foremost, is it safe to plan a summer vacation? Its safe to plan a summer vacation, but there are a couple of important things to consider, McGeorge said. Ive never considered hotels clean, so I wouldnt say theyre any less safe, McGeorge said.
Airline Pilot Association: Current COVID-19 guidelines dont make air travel safe
DETROIT Many people feel air travel isnt safe right now due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), and pilots agree. Officials with the Airline Pilots Association said guidelines and suggestions currently in place are not enough. Joe DePete, the president of the Airline Pilots Association, said passengers are the only ones who dont feel safe. Delta has already capped seating at 60% capacity in the main cabin and will guarantee middle seats are empty. According to airline industry analysts, if airlines eliminate middle seats as a standard practice going forward, ticket prices will increase by at least 40%.