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Consumer Reports Petitions DOT to Create Airline Health and Safety Standards

Organization says COVID-19 protocols are needed to reassure Americans who are wary about travel in a global pandemic.
Consumer Reports  says that it has delivered a petition to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao with more than 62,000 signatures, asking her to create mandatory health and safety standards for airlines and airports to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“Americans are already wary about traveling during a global pandemic and deserve to know that strict COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed if they choose to fly,” said William J. McGee, aviation adviser for Consumer Reports.