This comes as coronavirus cases are demonstrating a worrisome rise around the US. "They're endangering the lives of the American people".
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American Airlines' new policy is the same one implemented at United Airlines. During a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing Tuesday, Redfield called the airline's decision a "substantial disappointment", and said it didn't send "the right message", TravelPulse reported.
Chicago-based United is adding 300 daily flights from its U.S. hubs in August, including doubling the number of flights from the NY area compared to July, mainly to beach and outdoor destinations where people can maintain a social distance to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
United has faced criticism from lawmakers for selling its planes to capacity, rather than blocking middle seats like peers such as Delta Air Lines. The company said Friday it would inform passengers of the change and allow them to move to a more open flight, at no extra charge, if their flight is full. Those on the flight will still have to adhere to United's updated safety protocols, which include wearing a mask while onboard the flight and answering a health questionnaire. As noted earlier, the major carriers have dramatically tweaked their coverage maps in response to customer demand. "I can say this is under critical review by us at CDC". When he's not writing about technology, he can be found hunched protectively over his burgeoning collection of vinyl, as well as nursing his Whovianism and bingeing on a variety of TV shows you probably don't like.