Here at Delta Airlines, the safety and health of our passengers, and of our employees, has always been our highest priority.
We wanted to help you understand everything we're doing as an airline to make sure that the risk for everyone in our care is minimized, and that you can continue to rely on us to help you reach your destinations safely and in good health, while also helping to contain the spread of COVID-19.
How to prevent Coronavirus Delta Airlines?
- At every stage of your journey with Delta Airlines, we're taking every measure possible to ensure compliance with the best advice from medical authorities and the government.
- The ground staff you meet at our international terminals – at check-in counters and boarding gates – will be wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate for their role. This gear may include masks, gloves, and shoe covers which are appropriately disposed of at regular intervals.
- The crew on all aircraft are following personal protective measures as well. Crew members aboard international flights wear PPE – as a mandate – that is changed every 8 hours.
- And because this disease is most easily transmitted through surfaces, each and every aircraft is cleansed with cleaning agents and disinfectants that are approved by the WHO and Airbus. Areas that are most often touched – tray tables, armrests, overhead nozzles, lavatories, galleys – are paid particular attention to.
- On all international flights, we disinfect the cabin and cockpit with a disinfectant used in hospitals. In addition, we also follow periodic fumigation of the aircraft.
- We have especially taken note of aircraft that have arrived from affected areas and have disinfected each one thoroughly.
- The air in our Airbus cabin refreshes itself every 3 minutes. So, the fresh air enters through the engines, passes through our High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters, and is then circulated in the cabin. HEPA ensures hospital-level filtration in our aircraft.
By taking the measures above one will be in the position to avoid the infection and it is recommending to be clearly aware of the situation and simultaneously there is no need to panic.